Mamie Ella Bush

11 May 1891–7 September 1953 (Age 62)
Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mamie Ella

When Mamie Ella Bush was born on 11 May 1891, in Lenoir, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States, her father, Phillip Brooks Bush, was 39 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Bean, was 23. She married Troy Cleveland McNeil in 1910, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in North Catawba Township, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years and Asheville Township, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 7 September 1953, in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Troy Cleveland McNeil
1884–1981
Mamie Ella Bush
1891–1953
Marriage: 1910
Harry Clayton McNeil
1911–1989
Clyde Everett McNeil
1912–1988
Clydie Mcneil
1914–
Flaville Katherine McNeil
1914–1985
Howard McNeil
1916–1917
Woodrow McNeil
1917–1917

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1910
Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina, United States
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 6

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 17

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by a bushy area or thicket, from Middle English bush(e) ‘bush’ (probably from Old Norse buskr, or an unrecorded Old English busc); alternatively, it may derive from Old Norse Buski used as a personal name.2 Americanized spelling of German Busch .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mamie Mcnieal in household of Tray Mcnieal, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mamie E Mcneil in household of Troy C Mcneil, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mamie E Mcneil in household of Troy C Mcneil, "United States Census, 1930"

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