Daniel Mcneil

1815–
New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of Daniel

Daniel Mcneil was born in 1815, in New Kilpatrick, Dunbartonshire, Scotland, United Kingdom. He had at least 1 son with Katharine Hay.

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Daniel Mcneil
1815–
Katharine Hay
1816–1883
James Mcneil
1855–1894

Spouse and Children

children

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World Events (3)

1815

Age 0

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1817 · Dryburgh Abbey Bridge

Age 2

Dryburgh Abbey Bridge was a cable-stayed footbridge that connected the villages of Dryburgh and St. Boswells, across the River Tweed. Before its construction, A ferry crossing service had existed here for centuries. It was originally 79 meters long and was undergoing a period of rapid growth in popularity. The Bridge was completed on August 1 but a few months later it collapsed. Very shortly after the collapse, another bridge was built further downstream. A new bridge, which still stands today, was constructed after the first World War.
1823

Age 8

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Néill, a patronymic from the personal name Niall (genitive Néill), thought to mean ‘champion’ ( see Neill ). In Scotland MacNeills are associated with Barra and Gigha in the Hebrides; some of them went to Antrim and Derry in Ireland.

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

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  • Daniel Mcneil in entry for James Mcneil, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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