Sophia Elizabeth Neeley

3 April 1848–2 November 1933 (Age 85)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Sophia Elizabeth

When Sophia Elizabeth Neeley was born on 3 April 1848, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, Lewis Neeley Sr., was 42 and her mother, Sophia Elizabeth Parsons, was 32. She married John Washington McKinney about 1862, in Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Wallace, Shoshone, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Kootenai, Idaho, United States in 1910. She died on 2 November 1933, in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Coeur d'Alene, Kootenai, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Hoster
Sophia Elizabeth Neeley
Marriage: 17 April 1866
Caroline Hoster
Harriet L. Hoster
Jacob Hoster

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 April 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Nevada is the 36th state.
    Age 15
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 24
    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.

    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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    Sources (32)

    • Sophia Hosler in household of Jacob Hosler, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Sophia Duncan, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"
    • Sophia in entry for Harriet L Hosta, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"

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