Susan Jane McNeill

15 August 1872–5 February 1913 (Age 40)
Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States

The Life of Susan Jane

When Susan Jane McNeill was born on 15 August 1872, in Colville, Stevens, Washington, United States, her father, Alfred William McNeil, was 35 and her mother, Suzanne Jane George, was 17. She married Alfred William Smith on 8 November 1887, in British Columbia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Lavington, Coldstream, British Columbia, Canada in 1901 and Yale County, British Columbia, Canada in 1911. She died on 5 February 1913, in Merritt, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 40, and was buried in Thompson-Nicola, British Columbia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Alfred William Smith
Susan Jane McNeill
Marriage: 8 November 1887
Albert Thomas Smith
Violet Smith
Maggie May Smith
Joseph Henry Smith
Dora Smith
Katherine Beatrice Smith
Lily Amelia Smith
Erle Smith
Thelma Nellie Smith

Spouse and Children

8 November 1887
British Columbia, Canada


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Alfred William McNeil


    Suzanne Jane George




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 3

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.

Age 14

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant spelling of McNeil .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Susan McNeill in household of Alexander Vance, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Susan Smith, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Susan Mcneil in entry for William Francis Wilson and Lily Amelia Smith, "British Columbia Marriage Registrations, 1859-1932; 1937-1938"

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