Edward Rankin Neil

6 October 1876–25 November 1947 (Age 71)
Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Edward Rankin

When Edward Rankin Neil was born on 6 October 1876, in Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Daniel Neil, was 37 and his mother, Narcissa Jane Rankin, was 35. He married Gertrude Decker on 12 December 1900, in New Richmond, Richmond Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Clarion, Clarion, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 25 November 1947, in Richmond Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 71.

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Edward Rankin Neil
Gertrude Decker
Marriage: 12 December 1900
Roy A Neil

Spouse and Children

12 December 1900
New Richmond, Richmond Township, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 1

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

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.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 20

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: reduced form of McNeil or variant of Neill .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Edward R Neil, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Edward Neil, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edward R Neil, "United States Census, 1930"

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