Cletus Knight McNeill

23 November 1898–8 May 1954 (Age 55)
Edmond, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Cletus Knight

When Cletus Knight McNeill was born on 23 November 1898, in Edmond, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, his father, Walter McNEILL, was 27 and his mother, Cassie Day Nicholson, was 25. He married Arvie May Benton on 31 March 1923, in Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Hartzell Township, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1900 and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States for about 10 years. He died on 8 May 1954, in Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 55.

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Cletus Knight McNeill
Arvie May Benton
Marriage: 31 March 1923
Bettie Jo McNeill
Cletus Richard McNeill

Spouse and Children

31 March 1923
Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States


    Bettie Jo McNeill


    Cletus Richard McNeill


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 6

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 15

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant spelling of McNeil .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Cleatas Mcneal in household of Walton Mcneal, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cletus Mc Neal in household of Walter Mc Neal, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cletus K Mcneill in household of Walter Mcneill, "United States Census, 1900"

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