Roxa Anna "Roxie" Neely

Brief Life History of Roxa Anna "Roxie"

When Roxa Anna "Roxie" Neely was born on 18 September 1853, in Cobb, Georgia, United States, her father, William Adrian Neely, was 53 and her mother, Mary Polly Parks, was 39. She married Davis Corbin Wagley on 12 February 1874, in Red River, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Campbell, Georgia, United States in 1860 and Justice Precinct 4, Motley, Texas, United States in 1910. She died on 19 November 1910, in Motley, Texas, United States, at the age of 57, and was buried in Dumont Cemetery, Dumont, King, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Davis Corbin Wagley
Roxa Anna "Roxie" Neely
Marriage: 12 February 1874
John Sidney Wagley
Oscar Wagley
Mary A. Wagley
Walter Wagley
Lula Wagley

Sources (8)

  • Ricksay A Nealy in household of Mary Nealy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Roxie A Neely, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"
  • Roxa Anna Neely Wagley, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)


Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Irish (Tyrone and Derry): shortened form of McNeilly , from Mac an Fhilidh ‘son of the poet’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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