Alice May McNeil

Brief Life History of Alice May

When Alice May McNeil was born on 20 December 1899, in Attleboro, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, James Edgar McNeill, was 27 and her mother, Maude Winifred Proctor, was 24. She married Elmer Charles Pease on 5 April 1920, in Plainville, Hadley, Hampshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Plainville, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years and Plainville, Plainville, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States in 1950. She died on 28 July 1985, in Jacksonville, Duval, Florida, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Plainville, Norfolk, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elmer Charles Pease
1897–1971
Alice May McNeil
1899–1985
Marriage: 5 April 1920
James Elmer Pease
1921–2007
Charles Leon Pease
1922–2001
John Edward Pease
1923–1988

Sources (16)

  • Alice M Pease, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Alice May Meneil, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Alice May McNeill in entry for John Edward Pease, "Massachusetts, Births, 1636-1924"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1914 · Florida Involvement in World War I

Florida contributed to World War I in several ways. The state's open land and warm climate made for a great military training location. Additional technological and agricultural developments took place in Florida as well. Roughly 42,030 Floridians joined the troops during 1917 and 1918.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Néill, a patronymic from the personal name Niall (genitive Néill), see Neil and also Neilson, which was sometimes substituted for McNeil in Lowland Scotland.

History: The Scottish Clan McNeil claims descent from the early Irish king Niall of the Nine Hostages (see O'Neill ), and the name is associated in particular with the island of Barra in the Hebrides, having been brought there from Ireland in 1049. Some members of this clan later migrated to Antrim and Derry in Ireland. A different Scottish Clan MacNeill (spelled with two l's) has a traditional ancestral home on the island of Gigha.

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

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