Lewis Arnold Neeley Jr.

1 August 1841–27 March 1917 (Age 75)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Lewis Arnold

When Lewis Arnold Neeley Jr. was born on 1 August 1841, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, his father, Lewis Neeley Sr., was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Miller, was 33. He married Maud Mary Treseder on 2 August 1869, in Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Granite, Salt Lake, Utah, United States for about 30 years. He died on 27 March 1917, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Lewis Arnold Neeley Jr.
Maud Mary Treseder
Marriage: 2 August 1869
Lewis Richard Neeley
Ada Elizabeth Neeley
Lewis Neeley
Maud Irene Neeley
Etna May Neeley
Harvey Leroy Neeley
George Raymond Neeley
Willard Neeley
Elladene Neeley
Mary Anna Neeley
Ethel Lillian Neeley

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 August 1869Endowment House, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1842 · Relief Society Organized
    Age 1
    The Relief Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized on March 17, 1842. Emma Smith was the first Relief Society president. It was established as a way to help strengthen and serve other women.
    Age 5
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers
    Age 20
    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.

    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 Neeley Jr.

    LIFE SKETCH OF LEWIS NEELEY, JR. BROTHER OF GRANDFATHER, WILLIAM NEELEY Lewis Neeley was born on 1 August 1841 in Nauvoo, Hancock County, Illinois, the son of Lewis (Louis) Neeley and Elizabeth Mill …

    Sources (55)

    • Lewis Meeley in household of Lewis Meeley, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Lewis Neeley in entry for Clyde H. Terry and Ethel E. Neeley, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • Lewis Neeley in entry for George Raymond Neeley, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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