When Harley Sanders Neese was born on 28 June 1879, in Indiana, United States, his father, Lewis Neese, was 32 and his mother, Sarah Ann Crouse, was 30. He married Mary Blanche Mccurdy on 8 December 1903, in Putnam, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Washington Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 6 January 1939, in Putnam, Indiana, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Croys Creek Cemetery, Reelsville, Washington Township, Putnam, Indiana, United States.
Irish: shortened Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois (see McNeese ).
North German: from a short form of the female personal name Agnes .
German: habitational name from Neese (Mecklenburg-West Pomerania).