John Neally

Brief Life History of John

When John Neally was born in 1853, in Missouri, United States, his father, James H Neally, was 48 and his mother, Frances Dickenson Tompkins, was 27. He married Emma R. Kerns on 13 June 1876, in Fillmore, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Fabius Township, Schuyler, Missouri, United States in 1860.

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John Neally
Emma R. Kerns
Marriage: 13 June 1876
Irene Sarah Neally

Sources (9)

  • John Neely in household of James Neely, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John B Neally, "Nebraska Marriages, 1855-1995"
  • John Neally in entry for Noma Wolbert and Sarah Neally, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

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The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.


Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

Irish: shortened form of McNeilly , from Mac an Fhilidh ‘son of the poet’.

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

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