Sarah Lee McNeil

22 December 1870–14 July 1943 (Age 72)
Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, United States

The Life of Sarah Lee

When Sarah Lee McNeil was born on 22 December 1870, in Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, United States, her father, Giles Henry McNeil, was 27 and her mother, Elizabeth R Brown, was 21. She married Walter Thomas Chitwood on 2 March 1887, in Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 8 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1870 and Rocky Mount District, Franklin, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 14 July 1943, in Roanoke, Virginia, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Mountain View Memorial Park, Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Walter Thomas Chitwood
Sarah Lee McNeil
Marriage: 2 March 1887
Ethel Vera Chitwood
Cathae Chitwood
William Walter Chitwood
Sallie Lena Chitwood
Annie Elizabeth Chitwood
Fanny Ruth Chitwood
John Harry Chitwood
Mae Belle Chitwood
Frank Roosevelt Chitwood
Alice Jane Chitwood
Herbert Taft Chitwood
Katie Helen Chitwood
James Oliver Chitwood Sr

Spouse and Children

2 March 1887
Rocky Mount, Franklin, Virginia, United States


    Ethel Vera Chitwood


    Cathae Chitwood



    Sallie Lena Chitwood


    Annie Elizabeth Chitwood


+8 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 20

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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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Sources (3)

  • Sallie L Chitwood in household of Walter T Chitwood, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Sallie L Chitwood in household of Walter Chitwood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Sallie Chitwood in household of Walter Chitwood, "United States Census, 1920"

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