Heskey McElroy

1803–26 March 1862 (Age 59)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Heskey

When Heskey McElroy was born in 1803, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Giles McLeroy, was 24 and her mother, Elizabeth Marie Edith McElhaney, was 21. She married Noel Owen Neal about 1825. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Saline Township, Sevier, Arkansas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 March 1862, in Sevier, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Blue Bayou, Howard, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Noel Owen Neal
Heskey McElroy
Marriage: about 1825
Giles M. Neal
Francis S. Neal
Caroline Neal
Noel Gallatin Neal
Joseph L Neal
Sarah Elizabeth Neal
Sabrina Neal
Rufus DeKalb Neal
James Lawrence Neal
Heskey Alabama "Bama" Neal

Spouse and Children

about 1825


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 0

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Age 14

Mississippi is the 20th state.
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 16

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Giolla Ruaidh ‘son of the redhaired lad’ (from ruadh ‘red’). Compare Gilroy .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Hesky Neal, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Haskey O Nail in household of Noel O Nail, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Heskey McElroy Neal, "Find A Grave Index"

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