Cyrus Alexander McNeill

1 January 1884–
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Cyrus Alexander

When Cyrus Alexander McNeill was born on 1 January 1884, in Tennessee, United States, his father, James William McNeill, was 37 and his mother, Mary Ellen Turrentine, was 30. He had at least 1 daughter with Cecelia Josephine Smith. He lived in Centralia, Marion, Illinois, United States in 1900 and North Little Rock, Pulaski, Arkansas, United States in 1920.

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Cyrus Alexander McNeill
Cecelia Josephine Smith
Elizabeth Caroline McNeill

Spouse and Children



    Elizabeth Caroline McNeill


Parents and Siblings

    James William McNeill


    Mary Ellen Turrentine




World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 1

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.

Age 2

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 32

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant spelling of McNeil .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cyrus McNeill, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Siras A Mcneill in household of James W Mcneill, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cyrus A Mcneill in entry for Marion F Michael and Carolyn E Mcneill, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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