Mathew W. Neely

Brief Life History of Mathew W.

When Mathew W. Neely was born in 1843, in Coweta, Georgia, United States, his father, William Adrian Neely, was 43 and his mother, Mary Polly Parks, was 29. He lived in Campbell, Georgia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 11 July 1917, at the age of 74.

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Mathew W. Neely

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  • Mathew W Nealy in household of Mary Nealy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mathew Neeley in household of Wm Neeley, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


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.

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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