Nellie O'Neil

about 1885–
Michigan, United States

The Life of Nellie

Nellie O'Neil was born about 1885, in Michigan, United States as the daughter of James. She married Frank S. Gannon on 26 June 1901, in Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States. She lived in Cheboygan, Cheboygan, Michigan, United States in 1920.

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Frank S. Gannon
Nellie O'Neil
Marriage: 26 June 1901

Spouse and Children

    Frank S. Gannon



26 June 1901
Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 2

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 31

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Ua Neill, from ua, grandson; Neill, genitive of Niall, Neill. Descendant of Neill

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Nellie Oneil in household of James Oneil, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Nellie O'Neil, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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