DESCENDANTS OF SAMUEL NEIL

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                              Don Norman

 

1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

    Samuel Neil was born about 1780. He came to Nicholas County VA from

Augusta County VA. His spouse is unknown.

 

Known children of Samuel Neil.

 

  2.  (1). James

 

  3.  (2). Samuel                  b.c.     1808

         m.Mary A.-----

 

  4.  (3). Andrew                  b.c.     1809   d.c.     1849

         m.Elizabeth Hamrick

 

  5.  (4). Robert                  b.c.     1810

         m.Janetta --------

 

 

4.ANDREW NEIL     1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

    Andrew Neil, a son of Samuel Neil born about 1809 in Augusta County

VA and died in Nicholas County WV in 1849. He married Elizabeth Hamrick.

Elizabeth, a daughter of Jilson and Melinda (Hughes) Hamrick, was born

about 1816 and died in Nicholas County VA (WV) April 13, 1905.

 

Children of Andrew and Elizabeth (Hamrick) Neil.

 

  6.  (1). William                 b.c.     1832

 

  7.  (2). Elizabeth               b.c.     1833

 

  8.  (3). Samuel B.               b.c.     1835

         m.Sabina McCutcheon Nov 15 1866

 

  9.  (4). James                   b.Jun  8 1842

 

 10.  (5). Nancy Malinda           b.Jun  8 1842   d.Oct  6 1906

         m.John Joseph Livesay  (1839-1881)

 

 11.  (6). Robert Campbell         b.c.     1845   d.May  1 1953

         m.Elizabeth Octavia Bell

 

 12.  (7). Jilson Hamrick          b.c.     1845   d.Feb  1 1931

         m.Nancy Virginia Stephenson Oct 14 1867

         m.Rebecca Jane Martin  Apr 26 1882

         m.Mary McMillian Dec  8 1889

 

 

5.ROBERT NEIL    1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

    Robert Neil, a son of Samuel Neil, was born in VA about 1810. He

married Janetta -------. Janetta was born in VA about 1813.

 

Known children of Robert and Janetta Neil.

 

 13.  (1). Robert                  b.c.     1839

 

 14.  (2). William Henry Harrison  b.c.     1841

         m.Mary ----

 

 15.  (3). John F.V.               b.c.     1850

 

 16.  (4). Margaret J.             b.c.     1853

 

 17.  (5). Julia E.                b.c.     1857

 

 

10.NANCY MALINDA NEIL     4.ANDREW NEIL     1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

    Nancy malinda Neil, a daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth (Hamrick)

Neil, was born June 8, 1842 and died October 6, 1906.  She married

John Joseph Livesay.  John was born in 1839 and died in 1881.

 

Children of John Joseph and Nancy Malinda (Neil) Livesay.

 

 18.  (1). James                   b.Jul 16 1865   d.c.     1940

         m.Jane King

 

 19.  (2). Otis "Oat"                              d.c.     1917

         m.Maggie Grose

 

 20.  (3). Myrtle

         m.Hugh Nicholas

 

 21.  (4). Leslie Newton          b.Nov 27 1874   d.Nov 13 1950

         m.Maggie Drennin Dec 5 1900

 

 22.  (5). Charles

         m.Maggie Martin

 

 23.  (6). Lena

         m.------ Hess

 

 24.  (7). Alma

 

 25.  (8). Leslie Newton           b.Nov 24 1874   d.Nov 13 1950

         m.Mamie C. Drennan

 

11.ROBERT CAMPBELL NEIL     4.ANDREW NEIL     1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

    Robert Campbell Neil, a son of Andrew and Elizabeth (Hamrick)

Neil, was born about 1845.  He married Elizabeth Octavia Bell.

 

Children of Robert Campbell and Elizabeth Octavia (Bell) Neil.

 

 26.  (1). Emma Rose               b.       1870   d.May  1 1953

 

 27.  (2). Martha Jennie           b.Jan  2 1875   d.May  8 1953

         m.Joseph Clark Dorsey

 

 28.  (3). Laura Jemima            b.Jun    1877   d.May  8 1953

 

 

12.JILSON HAMRICK NEIL     4.ANDREW NEIL     1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

    Jilson Hamrick Neil, a son of Andrew and Elizabeth (Hamrick) Neil,

was born about 1847 and died February 1, 1931.  He married Nancy

Virginia Stephenson October 14, 1867.  He married Rebecca Jane Martin

April 26, 1882.  He married Mary McMillian December 8, 1889.

 

Children of Jilson Hamrick and Nancy Virginia (Stephenson) Neil.

 

 29.  (1). William Homer           b.Aug  4 1869   d.Mar 11 1908

         m.Mamie Hayes

 

 30.  (2). Elizabeth Ann           b.Feb 14 1872   d.Apr 16 1965

         m.Walter Thomas Martin

 

 31.  (3). Agnes Sintilla          b.Feb 14 1872   d.Apr 16 1965

         m.William Van Bibber

 

 32.  (4). Charles Campbell        b.Dec 15 1877   d.Apr 16 1970

         m.Mamie (Hayes) Neil

 

 33.  (5). Otis E.                 b.Aug  2 1880   d.May 12 1906

 

Children of Jilson Hamrick and Rebecca Jane (Martin) Neil.

 

 34.  (1). Lula Ena                b.Jan 11 1883   d.Apr 16 1970

         m.William Frazier

 

 35.  (2). Mae K.                  b.Jul 25 1884   d.Aug 12 1908

 

 

14.WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON NEIL     5.ROBERT NEIL    1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

    William Henry Harrison Neil, a son of Robert and Janetta Neil, wass

born in VA about 1841. He married Mary ------. Mary was born in VA about

1844.

    William served the Confederacy in the Civil War and was captured at

Gettysburg and imprisoned in Ohio.

 

Known children of William Henry Harrison and Mary Neil.

 

 36.  (1). Dorothy                 b.c.     1864

 

 37.  (2). Edgar                   b.c.     1868

 

 38.  (3). Charles Oscar           b.       1870

         m. Nora Pearl Backus

 

 

38.CHARLES OSCAR NEIL    14.WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON NEIL     5.ROBERT NEIL

1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

    Charles Oscar Neil, a son of William Henry Harrison and Mary Neil, was born

in 1870 and died about 1919. He married Nora Pearl Backus.

 

Children of Charles Oscar and Nora Pearl (Backus) Neil.

 

 39.  (1). Clyde                   b.Aug 14 1904

         m.Effie Brown Jul 18 1928

 

 40.  (2). Mary

         m.------ Fitzwater

         m.----- Raines

 

 41.  (3). Gwendolyn                b. Sep 14 1919    d. Jan 12 2015

          m. Wallace Bailes

 

 42.  (4). Leo                     b.May 30 1910

         m.Elsie Faye Neff

 

 43.  (5). Wayne

 

 44.  (6). Harry

 

39.CLYDE NEIL    38.OSCAR NEIL    14.WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON NEIL

5.ROBERT NEIL    1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

    Clyde Neil, a son of Oscar and Pearl (Backus) Neil, was born in

Nicholas County WV August 14, 1904. He married Effie Brown July 18,

1928. Effie, a daughter of Jordan and Addie Brown, died in 1954.

 

Children of Clyde and Effie (Brown) Neil.

 

 45.  (1). Glen Alden

 

 

41.GWENDOLYN NEAL 38.CHARLES OSCAR NEIL    14.WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON NEIL     5.ROBERT NEIL   1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

    Gwendolyn Neal, a daughter of Charles Oscar and Nora Pearl (Backus) Neil,

was born in WV September 14, 1919 and died there January 12, 2015. She married        Wallace Bailes, who preceded her in death.

 

Children of Wallace and Grendolyn (Neal) Bailes.

 

 46.  (1). Gary

 

 47.  (2). Ralph

 

 48.  (3). Nora

         m. ---- Sparks

 

 49.  (4). Marilyn

         m. --- Brown

 

42.LEO NEIL    38.OSCAR NEIL    14.WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON NEIL

5.ROBERT NEIL     1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

    Leo Neil, a son of Oscar and Pearl (Backus) Neil, was born in

Nicholas County WV May 30, 1910. He married Elsie Faye Neff. Faye, a daughter

of David and Bertha (Pierson) Neff, died in 1984.

 

Children of Leo and Elsie Faye (Neff) Neil.

 

 50.  (1). Ethel

         m.----- Kincaid

 

 51.  (2). Dorcas

         m.------ Neal

 

 52.  (3). Willard

 

 53.  (4). Bobby

 

 54.  (5). Richard                  b. Sep 19 1936    d. Jan  5 2006

         m. Grace Hughes

 

 55.  (6). Lloyd

 

 

54.RICHARD NEIL   42.LEO NEIL    38.OSCAR NEIL    14.WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON NEIL

5.ROBERT NEIL     1.SAMUEL NEIL

 

      Richard “Pres” Neil, a son of Leo and Elsie Faye (Neff) Neil, was born in Nicholas County WV September 19, 1936 and died there January 5, 2006. He married Grace “Cricket” Hughes.

 

Children of Richard and Grace (Hughes) Neil.

 

 56.  (1). Roy E.

 

 57.  (2). Tedy A.

 

 58.  (3). Missy

         m. Stephen Stover

 

 59.  (4). Laurie Marie

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

Karabogias, Pauline, Neil family group records

"Nicholas County WV History 1985" pp.132, 283

1860, 1870 Nicholas County WV census

McKinney, James, "Descendants of Joel Hamrick"

“The Charleston WV Gazette On Line” Jan 7 2006, Jan 14 2015

 

Revised Mar 25 2015