Emma Belle McNeil

9 December 1865–23 November 1933 (Age 67)
Edgewood, Effingham, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Emma Belle

When Emma Belle McNeil was born on 9 December 1865, in Edgewood, Effingham, Illinois, United States, her father, William McNeil, was 39 and her mother, Mary Blackie, was 37. She married Arthur W Tuttle on 25 January 1888, in Cook, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Cook, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States for about 23 years. She died on 23 November 1933, at the age of 67, and was buried in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States.

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Arthur W Tuttle
Emma Belle McNeil
Marriage: 25 January 1888
Gertrude Tuttle
Walter Allen Tuttle

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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 1
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1867 · The Chicago Water Tower
Age 2
The Chicago water tower was built out of Lemont limestone by William W. Boyington and was used for firefighting and also drawing clean water from Lake Michigan. The tower gained prominence after the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Some believe that the tower was the only building to survive the Great Chicago Fire, but a few other buildings survived alongside the tower. The tower has become a symbol of old Chicago and how the city recovered from the fire. The tower has undergone only two renovations since 1913. 
1885 · The World's First Skyscraper
Age 20
The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Néill, a patronymic from the personal name Niall (genitive Néill), thought to mean ‘champion’ ( see Neill ). In Scotland MacNeills are associated with Barra and Gigha in the Hebrides; some of them went to Antrim and Derry in Ireland.

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

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  • Emma Tuttle in household of Arthur W Tuttle, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Emma Tuttle in household of Arthur Tuttle, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Emma Mc Neil in household of William Mcneil, "United States Census, 1880"

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