Glen Oliver Neill

2 April 1917–6 November 1994 (Age 77)
Fallis, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Glen Oliver

When Glen Oliver Neill was born on 2 April 1917, in Fallis, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Alexander William Neill, was 45 and his mother, Ella Divine, was 35. He married Edith Mae Hagar on 29 August 1941, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States. He lived in Tohee Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years and Otoe Township, Lincoln, Oklahoma, United States for about 5 years. He registered for military service in 1942. He died on 6 November 1994, at the age of 77.

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Glen Oliver Neill
Edith Mae Hagar
Marriage: 29 August 1941

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    Edith Mae Hagar


29 August 1941
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1921 · Tulsa Race Massacre

Age 4

 By 1921, Tulsa was a booming city with a population of over one hundred thousand, with ten thousand African Americans in the Greenwood District. Crime rates in Tulsa soared and vigilantism was present. An incident occurred with Dick Rowland, an African American shoe shiner, and Sara Page, a white elevator operator. Reports claim Rowland stepped on Page’s foot and she let out a scream. The newspaper reported Rowland attempted to rape Page. Rowland was arrested and white vigilantes demanded the sheriff to hand over Rowland for lynching. An armed group of African American men went to the courthouse to aid in protecting Rowland from the mob. The group was turned away and a shot was fired between the white and African American groups, which ignited a riot. While buildings in Tulsa were burned, a major effort by whites focused mainly on the Greenwood District which was burned to the ground and many were shot. Over 30 people were killed and many were injured in the riots. 

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of Irish Gaelic Ó Néill or Scottish Gaelic Mac Néill ‘descendant (or son) of Niall’, a personal name of Irish origin, thought to mean ‘champion’. The personal name was adopted by Norsemen in the form Njáll, and was brought to England both directly from Ireland by Scandinavian settlers and indirectly (via France) by the Normans. Among the latter it had taken the form Ni(h)el, which was altered by folk etymology to the Latin name Nigellus.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Glen Neild in household of Roy Neild, "United States Census, 1940"
  • O Glenn Neill in household of W Alex Neill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Glenn Neill in household of Alex Neill, "United States Census, 1920"

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