Lucy Eagar

23 December 1897–13 January 1981 (Age 83)
Eagar, Apache, Arizona Territory, United States

The Life of Lucy

When Lucy Eagar was born on 23 December 1897, in Eagar, Apache, Arizona Territory, United States, her father, John Thomas Eagar, was 46 and her mother, Harriet Eliza Bunting, was 37. She married Leslie Thomas Neilson on 22 March 1918, in Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Alpine, Apache, Arizona Territory, United States in 1900 and Supervisorial District 2, Yavapai, Arizona, United States in 1940. She died on 13 January 1981, in Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Cottonwood Cemetery, Cottonwood, Yavapai, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leslie Thomas Neilson
1898–1978
Lucy Eagar
1897–1981
Marriage: 22 March 1918
Lucile Neilson
1919–2007
Faye Lorraine Neilson
1920–1983
Geraldine Eliza Neilson
1922–1995
Helen Louise Neilson
1924–2015
Thomas Leslie Neilson Jr
1927–2010
Betty Lou Neilson
1931–1984
Virginia Lee Neilson
1942–2016

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
22 March 1918
Phoenix, Maricopa, Arizona, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 22

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Edgar .

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

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Story Highlight

Harriet Eliza Bunting Eagar life sketch by Geraldine Larsen

Harriet Eliza Bunting Eagar [photo] By her granddaughter, Geraldine Neilson Larsen, June 1978 [Small spelling/punctuation corrections 8/5/14] Harriet Eliza Bunting, first child of James Lo …

Sources (3)

  • Lucy Eagar Neilson in household of Thomas Leslie Neilson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Lucy Eagor Neilson in household of Thomas Leslie Neilson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Lucy Eagar Neilson in household of Leslie Thomas Neilson, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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