Thomas Dudley O'Neal

29 March 1874–27 July 1954 (Age 80)
Robertson, Texas, United States

The Life of Thomas Dudley

When Thomas Dudley O'Neal was born on 29 March 1874, in Robertson, Texas, United States, his father, Frederick Jasper O'Neal, was 25 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth Yardley, was 23. He married Alice Maude Nickelson on 24 September 1899, in Robertson, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Jefferson, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 3, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 27 July 1954, in Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Saint Joseph Cemetery, Ennis, Ellis, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Dudley O'Neal
Alice Maude Nickelson
Marriage: 24 September 1899
Sallie Evelyn O'Neal
Willie Mae O'Neal
Freddie Lee O'Neal
Tommie Dorine O'Neal
Starley Parker O'Neal
Lois Hazel O'Neal
John Oram O'Neal
Clinton Wayne O'Neal
Cleo Adlean O'Neal

Spouse and Children

24 September 1899
Robertson, Texas, United States


    Sallie Evelyn O'Neal


    Willie Mae O'Neal




    Starley Parker O'Neal


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Frederick Jasper O'Neal


    Sarah Elizabeth Yardley




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

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.
1876 · Segregation Laws Are Passed

Age 2

A new state constitution was passed in 1876, announcing the segregation of schools.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 22

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish: Ua Neill, from ua, grandson, and Neill, genitive of Niall, Neill, meaning descendant of Neill

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas D O'Neal in household of Fred J O'Neal, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Thomas D O Neal, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Thomas D O'Neal, "United States Census, 1940"

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