Martha Camille McNeill

4 February 1942–2005 (Age 62)
Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of Martha Camille

When Martha Camille McNeill was born on 4 February 1942, in Amarillo, Potter, Texas, United States, her father, Robert Wayne McNeill, was 25 and her mother, Geneva Lucille Broom, was 25. She died in 2005, in her hometown, at the age of 63.

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Family Time Line

Robert Wayne McNeill
1916–2007
Geneva Lucille Broom
1916–2006
Martha Camille McNeill
1942–2005
John Wayne McNeill
1946–2004

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill
Age 2
The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought
Age 7
One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1960
Age 18
Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

Name Meaning

Irish and Scottish: variant spelling of McNeil .

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

Possible Related Names

McNeil

Sources (1)

  • Martha Camille Mcneill, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"

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