Margaret Ann Neet

Brief Life History of Margaret Ann

When Margaret Ann Neet was born on 31 March 1804, in Kentucky, United States, her father, John Neat, was 27 and her mother, Asuneth Pelley, was 15. She married Joseph Adkins on 23 September 1830, in Adair, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in De Witt Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1860 and Rea Township, Carroll, Missouri, United States in 1880. She died on 24 February 1881, in Carroll, Missouri, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Carroll, Missouri, United States.

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Joseph Adkins
Margaret Ann Neet
Marriage: 23 September 1830
Amos Adkins
George T Adkins
Elizabeth N Adkins
Cordelia B. Adkins
Margaret Ann Adkins
Sarah Frances Adkins
Joseph B Adkins
Hickman Pelly Adkins

Sources (9)

  • Margaret Adkins in household of Jno A J Boyer, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Margaret Ann Neet - Published information: birth-name: Margaret Ann Neet
  • Margaret Treet Or Neet, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered form of German Nieth, a habitational name from Nied on the Nidda river in Hesse, or of Niet, which is possibly a nickname from Middle High German niet ‘eager’.

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

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