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Thomas Winslow McNiel[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6]

Male 1836 - 1886


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  • Born  25 Apr 1836  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender  Male 
    Census: Federal  1840  , McNiel's District, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • male 30-40 yrs: George McNiel [at 38], engaged in agriculture
      female 30-40 yrs [Susan Vannoy at 37], cannot read or write
      male 15-20 yrs [James Harvey at 16]
      male 10-15 yrs [Jesse A. at 15]
      female 10-15 yrs [Rebecca Mariah 10]
      male 5-10 yrs [John G. at 8]
      female 5-10 yrs [Delila P. at 6]
      male under 5 yrs [Thomas Winslow at 4]
      female under 5 yrs [Mary Polly at 2]
    Census: Federal  20 Jul 1850  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 1) George McNeal, male age 47, farmer, $400 real estate, born in Wilkes County, NC
      2) Susan McNeal, female age 46, born in Wilkes County, NC
      3) Jesse McNeal, male age 25, farmer, born in Wilkes County, NC, attended school
      4) Rebecah McNeal, female age 20, born in Wilkes County, NC, attended school
      5) John McNeal, male age 18, born in Wilkes County, NC, attended school
      6) Delila McNeal, female age 16, born in Wilkes County, NC, attended school
      7) Thomas McNeal, male age 14, born in Wilkes County, NC, attended school
      8) Mary McNeal, female age 12, born in Wilkes County, NC, attended school
      9) Nancy McNeal, female age 9, born in Wilkes County, NC, attended school
    Census: Federal  20 Jul 1860  , Parliers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    • 1) Thomas McNiel, male age 24, farmer, $5 personal estate, born in NC
      2) Jane McNiel, female age 19, seamstress, born in NC
      3) Arthur McNiel, male age 3, born in NC
      4) Granvill McNiel, male age 9 months, born in NC
    Military: Civil War  29 Mar 1862  [10
    2nd Lieutenant, 93rd Regiment, Company B, North Carolina Militia, Fork Road District 
    Letter of Correspondence  19 Oct 1863  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Letter 137, page 175, 19 October 1863: "AG to Maj W. W. Vannoy, 68th Batt HG, Wilkesboro. Col Land comdg the 93d Reg NCM sent a roll of a HG company to this office with the officers reported as elected: Capt Pickens Carlton, 1 Lt Calvin Carlton, 2 Lt Thos W. McNiell, 2 Lt Nathaniel Russell.
      "'It appears...he has organised the Home Guard in his regiment and formed three companies. There may be no objection to the reorganization perhaps bu[t] the commissions for the above named reorganization but the commissions for the above named officers unless they choose to surrender them in favor of this new organization.' 2 Lt C. Carlton in Co B must the [sic] the above-named 1 Lt Carlton. 'If so Col Land has no right to take from him a commission issued by the Gov. If he is satisfied with the 2nd Lt's appointment let him retain the commission of 1st Lt.' Enclosed are the roll; return them when properly arranged."
    Letter of Correspondence  22 Jan 1864  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Letter 416, page 275, 22 January 1864: "AG to Lt Col J. A. Hampton, Wilkesboro. Enclosed are the commissions you ask for, except for Co E because no roll of that company has been received. T. W. McNeil of Co F appears on the original roll; thus Jas Bangoner [sic] cannot be commissioned until it is known what has become of McNeil. Co B already has a 1 Lt and thus 'Geo W. Carter's commission is not sent.' William Edwards became QM 14 Dec 63."
    Census: Federal  22 Aug 1870  , Mulberry Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • 1) Thomas McNiel, white male age 34, farmer, $400 real estate, $150 personal estate, born in NC
      2) Jane McNiel, white female age 29, keeping house, born in NC, cannot read or write
      3) Arthur McNiel, white male age 12, farm laborer, born in NC
      4) Henry C. McNiel, white male age 8, at home, born in NC
      5) Wiley McNiel, white male age 6, at home, born in NC
      6) Doctor McNiel, white male age 2, at home, born in NC
      7) Bessie McNiel, white female age 3 months, at home, born in NC
    Census: Federal  17 Jun 1880  , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • 1) Thos. W. McNiel, head, white male age 44, farmer, born in NC, parents born in NC
      2) Martha J. McNiel, wife, white female age 39, keeping house, cannot read or write, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Arthur P. McNiel, son, single white male age 22, labors on farm, born in NC
      4) Henry C. McNiel, son, single white male age 18, labors on farm, attended school, born in NC
      5) Willie G. McNiel, son, single white male age 16, labors on farm, attended school, born in NC
      6) Docter C. McNiel, son, single white male age 12, labors on farm, attended school, born in NC
      7) Bessie R. McNiel, daughter, single white female age 10, at home, attended school, born in NC
      8) Charlie C. McNiel, son, single white male age 8, at home, b attended school, born in NC
      9) Anny E. McNiel, daughter, single white female age 6, born in NC
      10) Hop? B. McNiel, son, single white male age 4, born in NC
      11) Anna O. McNiel, daughter, single white female age 10 months (Jul), born in NC
    Name  Tom 
    Occupation  farmer 
    Died  25 May 1886  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried  McNiel-Faw-Riggs Cemetery, Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    Person ID  I306  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 

    Father  George McNiel,   b. 17 May 1802, , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Apr 1878, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  Susan Vannoy,   b. Abt 1803, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1883, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  21 Nov 1822  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F158  Group Sheet

    Family  Martha "Jane" Nichols,   b. 8 Aug 1840, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1916, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  5 Nov 1855  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Arthur P. McNiel,   b. 13 Dec 1857, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1933
     2. Granville McNiel,   b. Abt Nov 1859, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1860 and 1870, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Henry Clinton McNiel,   b. 2 Dec 1862, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1933
     4. Wiley G. McNiel,   b. 1 Dec 1863, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Sep 1909
     5. Doctor C. McNiel,   b. Abt 1868, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1908, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     6. Bessie Ryan McNeil,   b. 15 Feb 1870, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1938, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     7. Charles C. McNiel,   b. 5 Mar 1872, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1895, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Amey Elvira McNiel,   b. 27 Feb 1874, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Oct 1939, , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. William B. McNiel,   b. 11 Feb 1876, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 May 1933, , Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Annie O. McNiel,   b. Aug 1879, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1911, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     11. Wade Hampton McNiel,   b. 21 Oct 1882, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1923, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  13 Feb 2011 
    Family ID  F146  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Apr 1836 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 1840 - , McNiel's District, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 20 Jul 1850 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 5 Nov 1855 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 20 Jul 1860 - , Parliers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLetter of Correspondence - 19 Oct 1863 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLetter of Correspondence - 22 Jan 1864 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 22 Aug 1870 - , Mulberry Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 17 Jun 1880 - , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 25 May 1886 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - McNiel-Faw-Riggs Cemetery, Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S173] McNiel-Faw-Riggs Cemetery, near Millers Creek (Reddies River Township), Wilkes County, North Carolina, grave marker for Thomas Winslow McNiel, photographed by Gail Rich Nestor, 15 Jan 2004.

    2. [S32] Genealogy of the McNiel Clan, Johnson J. Hayes, (Privately published, ca. 1940), 16, 19.

    3. [S43] The Heritage of Wilkes County, North Carolina, Vol II, 1990, Mrs. Nancy W. Simpson, editor, (Charlotte, North Carolina: The Wilkes Genealogical Society, Inc. in cooperation with Delmar Printing and Publishing, 1990), 350 by Ann McNeill Staley.

    4. [S2] A Genealogy of Stephen Bumgarner 1811-1901, Flora B. Friend, (Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Hunter Publishing Company, 1983), 128-129.

    5. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for William B. McNeil, 11 May 1933, page 4.

    6. [S142] The Journal-Patriot, North Wilkesboro, North Carolina, on microfilm, (Wilkesboro, North Carolina: Wilkes County Community College Library), M 071.756 Jou., obituary for Amey McNeil Eller, 26 Oct 1939, page 1.

    7. [S1591] 1840 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), M704, roll 373, McNiel's District, p. 94, George McNiel household, accessed 19 Jul 2008., 19 Jul 2008.

    8. [S1548] 1850 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), M432, roll 649, p. 259B, dwelling 143, family 143, George McNeal household, accessed 19 Jul 2008, 19 Jul 2008.

    9. [S734] 1860 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), Thomas McNiel household, Upper Division - Parlier's Creek, dwelling & family 657; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M653, roll 918.

    10. [S860] North Carolina Confederate Militia Officers Roster as Contained in the Adjutant-General's Officers Roster, Stephen E. Bradley, Jr., editor and indexer, (Wilmington, North Carolina: Broadfoot Publishing Company, 1992), 256.

    11. [S988] North Carolina Militia and Home Guard Records, 3 volumes, Dr. Stephen E. Bradley, Jr., abstracter, (Virginia Beach, Virginia: S.E. Bradley, 1995), G929.3756 Nor., 3:15 (citing letter 137, page 175, dated 19 October 1863), 3 Oct 2006.

    12. [S988] North Carolina Militia and Home Guard Records, 3 volumes, Dr. Stephen E. Bradley, Jr., abstracter, (Virginia Beach, Virginia: S.E. Bradley, 1995), G929.3756 Nor., 3:38 (citing letter 416, page 275, dated 22 January 1864), 3 Oct 2006.

    13. [S637] 1870 U.S. census, Wilkes County, North Carolina, population schedule, digital image by subscription, Ancestry.com, (www.ancestry.com), Thomas McNiel household, Mulberry Township, dwelling & family 8, page 334; citing National Archives and Records Administration microfilm publication M593, roll 1165.

    14. [S1737] 1880 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Digital images, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T9, roll 987, Reddies River Township, enumeration district (ED) 221, p. 204A, dwelling 169, family 169, Thos W. McNiel household, accessed 15 Jan 2011, 15 Jan 2011.