Joshua Havelock Neily

19 July 1857–11 July 1921 (Age 64)
Brooklyn, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Joshua Havelock

When Joshua Havelock Neily was born on 19 July 1857, in Brooklyn, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, James Parker Neily, was 35 and his mother, Rebecca Banks, was 34. He married Elsie L. Reagh on 11 January 1888, in Middleton, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He lived in Clarence, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada in 1891 and Nova Scotia, Canada in 1911. He died on 11 July 1921, in Middleton, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 63, and was buried in Middleton, Annapolis, Nova Scotia, Canada.

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Family Time Line

Joshua Havelock Neily
Elsie L. Reagh
Marriage: 11 January 1888
John Parker Neily
L. Ray Neily

Spouse and Children

11 January 1888
Middleton, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada


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World Events (4)


Age 12


Age 14

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 52

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced variant of McNeely .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Havelock J Neily in household of Parker Neily, "Canada Census, 1881"
  • Havelock Neiley, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1864-1918"
  • Havelock Neily in entry for John Parker Neily and Georgie Edna Armstrong, "Nova Scotia Marriages, 1907-1932"

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