James Harris Neel

December 1856–1932 (Age 75)
Minnesota, United States

The Life of James Harris

When James Harris Neel was born in December 1856, in Minnesota, United States, his father, William Neal, was 27 and his mother, Pauline Hoover, was 22. He married Sarah Ann Goodman on 29 November 1882, in Rice, Minnesota, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He lived in Ada, Idaho, United States in 1910 and Deschutes, Oregon, United States in 1920. He died in 1932, in Oregon, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

James Harris Neel
Sarah Ann Goodman
Marriage: 29 November 1882
Gertrude Annie Neel
Catherine Neel
Alma Neel
Violet Vienna Neel
Lowell Edward Neel

Spouse and Children

29 November 1882
Rice, Minnesota, United States


Parents and Siblings



+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 2

Minnesota is the 32nd state.
1859 · Oregon Becomes a State

Age 3

Oregon became the 33rd state admitted to the Union on February 14, 1859. 
1880 · The Great Gale of 1880

Age 24

The Great Gale of 1880 was a severe snow and wind storm that devastated parts of Oregon and Washington on January 9, 1880. The extratropical cyclone caused tides to rise seven feet, gale force winds, and snow accumulations of up to 18 inches.  

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant of Neill .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James H Neil, "United States Census, 1920"
  • James Harris Neel, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James H Neel, "Minnesota State Census, 1895"

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