James Madison Neal

1825–1864 (Age 39)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of James Madison

When James Madison Neal was born in 1825, in South Carolina, United States, his father, James Neal, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Mangum, was 29. He married Mary Morrison in 1852, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Marion, Alabama, United States for about 10 years. He died on 20 August 1864, in Savannah, Hardin, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 39.

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Family Time Line

James Madison Neal
1825–1864
Mary Morrison
1832–1923
Marriage: 1852
Margaret Neal
1853–
Louisa R Susan Neal
1854–1881
John "Frank" Clayton Neal
1856–1899
Dorsey Neal
1859–
Daniel Archibald Neal
1861–1927
Elizabeth M. Neal
1864–
James Frank Neal
1865–1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1852
South Carolina, United States
children

(7)

    Female1853–Female

    Louisa R Susan Neal

    Female1854–1881Female

    John "Frank" Clayton Neal

    Male1856–1899Male

    Male1859–Male

    Daniel Archibald Neal

    Male1861–1927Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (7)

1829 · Fort Sumter Constructed

Age 4

In 1829 Fort Sumter is constructed in the Charleston Harbor, South Carolina. Fort Sumter is most known for being the site of the first shots of the Civil War. It is barely ready when the American Civil War starts.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 10

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 11

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from an Anglo-Scandinavian form of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic. It was reinforced after the Norman Conquest by the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English forms Neel, Nihel, and Nigel, which were brought to England by the Normans.2 Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McNeal ( see McNeil ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James M Neal, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James M Neal in household of James Neal, "United States Census, 1850"
  • M Neal in entry for Daniel A Neal, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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