J Neil McMeekan

26 September 1893–19 August 1965 (Age 71)
Bloomingdale, Van Buren, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of J Neil

When J Neil McMeekan was born on 26 September 1893, in Bloomingdale, Van Buren, Michigan, United States, his father, George Davis McMeekan, was 24 and his mother, Olive Kate "Kittie" Stout, was 22. He married Clara Martha Abel on 13 February 1915. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Sturgis, St. Joseph, Michigan, United States in 1930 and Elkhart, Elkhart, Indiana, United States in 1940. He died on 19 August 1965, at the age of 71, and was buried in Osceola, Penn Township, St. Joseph, Indiana, United States.

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J Neil McMeekan
Clara Martha Abel
Marriage: 13 February 1915
George A Mcmeekan
Frances L Mcmeekan

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  • Marriage
    13 February 1915
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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 3
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1903 · Ford Motor Company
    Age 10
    "Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
    1912 · The Girl Scouts
    Age 19
    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish Gaelic: from Mac Miadhacháin, see McMeekin .

    Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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    Sources (16)

    • J. Neil Mcmerkan, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
    • Neal Mcmechen in household of George Mcmechen, "United States Census, 1900"
    • J Neil Mcmeekan, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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