Lewis Neeley

4 October 1805–6 November 1857 (Age 52)
Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis

When Lewis Neeley was born on 4 October 1805, in Ovid, Seneca, New York, United States, his father, John Neeley, was 22 and his mother, Christina Jane Keyser, was 14. He married Elizabeth Miller on 20 April 1828, in Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Vermillion, Indiana, United States in 1840 and Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1851. He died on 6 November 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis Neeley
Elizabeth Miller
Marriage: 20 April 1828
Alanson Neeley
William Neeley
Armenius Neeley
Mary Jane Neeley
Armenius Miller Neeley Sr
Lewis Arnold Neeley
Harriet Neeley
Lewis Arnold Neeley Jr.
John Neeley
Hyrum Smith Neeley
Elizabeth Ann Neeley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 April 1828Danville, Vermilion, Illinois, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 11
    Indiana is the 19th state.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 14
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    Irish: shortened form of McNeilly , from Mac an Fhilidh ‘son of the poet’.

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

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    Lewis or Louis Neeley

    Life History of Lewis or Louis Neeley Compiled by Bonnie Vance Barfuss, 8 November 2011 Lewis or Louis Neeley was the third generation of Neeleys in America. He was born at Ovid, Seneca County, New …

    Sources (83)

    • Lewis Neely, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Louis Neeley in entry for Francis M Allard and Sophia Duncan, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Louis in entry for Austin Nealy, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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