Ira Napoleon Neese

8 January 1868–17 August 1911 (Age 43)
Boone, Indiana, United States

The Life of Ira Napoleon

When Ira Napoleon Neese was born on 8 January 1868, in Boone, Indiana, United States, his father, David Joseph Neese, was 28 and his mother, Lucretia Hull, was 22. He married Dora L Whitlow on 8 April 1888, in Boone, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Jackson Township, Andrew, Missouri, United States in 1870 and Worth Township, Boone, Indiana, United States for about 30 years. He died on 17 August 1911, in Whitestown, Worth Township, Boone, Indiana, United States, at the age of 43, and was buried in Center Cemetery, Lebanon, Center Township, Boone, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ira Napoleon Neese
Myrtle Stultz
Marriage: 14 August 1895
Audrey Arline Neese
Arsie Napoleon Neese
Violet Neese
David Joseph Neese

Spouse and Children

14 August 1895
Hamilton, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    David Joseph Neese


    Lucretia Hull




    Sarah Ann Neese


    Phylo G Neese




    John W Nease


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1870 · Giving all the right to vote

Age 2

The Act was an extension of the Fifteenth Amendment, that prohibited discrimination by state offices in voter registration. It also helped empower the President with the authority to enforce the first section of the Fifteenth Amendment throughout the United States. Being the first of three Enforcement Acts passed by the Congress, it helped combat attacks on the suffrage rights of African Americans.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 13

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Naois ( see McNeese ).2 North German and Dutch: from a short form of the female personal name Agnes ( see Annis ).3 Americanized form of German Nies or possibly Kniess ( see Knez ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • 1900 - Ira Napoleon Neese, age 32, listed as Head of Household, "United States Census, 1900"
  • 1870 - Ira Neese, age 2, listed as Grandson in the household of Samuel Neese, age 66, "United States Census, 1870"
  • 1880, Ira Nease, age 12, listed as Son in the household of David Nease, "United States Census, 1880"

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