Abbie Elnor Grady McNeff

1872–8 January 1927 (Age 55)
Payson, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Abbie Elnor

When Abbie Elnor Grady McNeff was born in 1872, in Payson, Adams, Illinois, United States, her father, James Monroe Grady, was 49 and her mother, Eleanor Irene Jones Grady, was 42. She married Frank William McNeff in 1893. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in McKee Township, Adams, Illinois, United States for about 40 years. She died on 8 January 1927, in Clayton, Adams, Illinois, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in South Side Cemetery, Clayton Township, Adams, Illinois, United States.

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Frank William McNeff
Abbie Elnor Grady McNeff
Marriage: 1893
Greta Belle McNeff Hughes
Esther Eva McNeff Ackleson
James Mcneff

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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 0
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    1877 · The First Workers Strike
    Age 5
    The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 18
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Munster and Connacht): shortened Anglicized form of Ó Grádaigh (see O'Grady ) or Mag Bhrádaigh (see McGrady ).

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

    Sources (16)

    • Abbie E McNeff in household of Frank McNeff, "United States Census, 1910"
    • Abbie Grady, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
    • Abbie Elnor Mcneff, "Illinois, Adams County, Card Index to Deaths, 1877-1990"

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