Harriet Neeley

10 September 1839–13 January 1904 (Age 64)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet

When Harriet Neeley was born on 10 September 1839, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Lewis Neeley Sr., was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Miller, was 31. She married William Strong on 17 April 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Fairview, Power, Idaho, United States for about 15 years and Willow Creek, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1904. She died on 13 January 1904, in Ucon, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Strong
1827–1888
Harriet Neeley
1839–1904
Marriage: 17 April 1856
Sarah Elizabeth Strong
1857–1860
Harriet Lucinda Strong
1859–1927
Mary Lodema Strong
1861–1907
William Hill Strong
1863–1919
Emmaline Jane Strong
1865–1906
Louis Napoleon Strong
1867–1867
Heber Parley Strong
1869–1889
Alice Louisa Strong
1871–1890
Helen Maude Strong
1874–1964
LeRoy Neely Strong
1876–1939
Ida Violet Strong
1879–1948
Ira Armenious Strong
1881–1948
Marvin Albert Strong Sr.
1887–1951

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (13)

    +8 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (11)

    +6 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1841 · The Nauvoo Legion
    Age 2
    In 1841, the Nauvoo Legion was organized. It was a group of men formed to protect the people of Nauvoo but also fought in different wars. Joseph Smith was the Lieutenant General of this group. Other leaders included Brigham Young, John C. Bennett, and others. They were part of the Illinois Mormon War (1844-1846), Mexican-American War (March of California, Capture of Tucson), Indian Wars (Battle Creek Massacre, Battle of Fort Utah, Walker War, Ute Black Hawk War, Mountain Meadows Massacre), American Civil War, and Morrisite War. The Legion was disbanded in 1887.
    1846
    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 18
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    Name Meaning

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

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

    Possible Related Names

    McNeilly

    Story Highlight

    The Strong Homestead in Emigration Canyon

    THE STRONG FAMILY IN EMMIGRATION CANYON as told by G. Ephraim Cederlof in 1950 In the days before the coming of the railroad to Emigration Canyon in 1901 the Canyon was a farming community where ma …

    Sources (97)

    • Harriet Strong, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Harriet in entry for Louis Napoleon Strong, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
    • Harriet Strong in household of Wm Strong, "United States Census, 1880"

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