Agnes Neil

Brief Life History of Agnes

When Agnes Neil was born on 1 January 1865, in Rutherglen, Lanarkshire, Scotland, United Kingdom, her father, William R Neil, was 33 and her mother, Marion Garner Robertson, was 30. She died on 9 August 1866, in Wyoming, United States, at the age of 1, and was buried in Wyoming, United States.

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Family Time Line

William R Neil
1831–1905
Marion Garner Robertson
1834–1896
Agnes Neil
1865–1866
Rachel Clark Neil
1866–1886
Marion Ruth Neil
1870–1946
William Robertson Neil
1872–1944
Martha Anne Neil
1874–1954
Jane Neil
1877–1946
John Alexander Neil
1879–1945

Sources (6)

  • Agnes Lowsin Neil, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Agnes Neil - Individual or family possessions: death: 9 August 1866; Wyoming, United States
  • Agnes Lowsin Neil, "Scotland, Civil Registration, 1855-1875, 1881, 1891"

World Events (2)

1865

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

1865 · The Assassination of a President

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Name Meaning

Scottish, English (Lancashire), and Irish (Munster): from the Gaelic personal name Niall (genitive Néill), possibly derived from Irish néal ‘cloud’. In most cases the name probably represents a shortened form of the derived patronymics McNeill or the comparable Irish O'Neill .

English: variant of Neal .

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

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