Mary R. O'Neil

15 March 1887–23 June 1969 (Age 82)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Mary R.

Mary R. O'Neil was born on 15 March 1887, in Missouri, United States as the daughter of Patrick O'Neil and Sallie Jennings. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Robert Edward Sherlock. She lived in Atchison, Atchison, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died on 23 June 1969, in Corpus Christi, Nueces, Texas, United States, at the age of 82.

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Robert Edward Sherlock
Mary R. O'Neil
Katie Sherlock
Robert Edward Sherlock

Spouse and Children



Parents and Siblings

    Patrick O'Neil


    Sallie Jennings




World Events (8)

1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 7

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 17

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 22

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary Sherlock in household of Robert Sherlock, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mary R Sherlock, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
  • Mary O'Neil in entry for Katie S Dougherty, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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