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Andrew Jackson Neel

Andrew Jackson Neel
b. 24 January 1863, Liberty Township, Delaware County, Indiana, to Isaac and Catherine (Turner) Neel
d. 2 April 1953, Riverside, Riverside County, California

m. 26 February 1890 (license date), Wichita, Sedgwick County, Kansas
Ida B. Ball
b. 14 November 1872, Richmond, Virginia
d. 20 July 1962, Riverside, Riverside County, California

Children with Ida B. Ball:
• Henry Homer (1890-1954) married Jessie McClain
• Eva Cecil (1892-1906)
• Bertha Edna (1895-1896)
• Eddie Orville (b.1899) married Verta Stierwalt
• Ina Mabel (1906-1974) married (1) Diamond Bell Phillips, (2) Hester Hernandez
• Elton Earnest “Jack” (1910-1987) married Velma Dickey
• Ethel Marie (b.1912) married Clifford Bryand Hicks

Andrew lived in Selma, Liberty Township, Delaware County, Indiana, until leaving the state in 1880 looking for adventure. He went to Dodge City, Kansas, then lived in Cheny, Kansas. He took part in the land rush in Oklahoma, farming in Woodward County, Oklahoma, before moving to California in 1920. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad in Orange and Riverside counties in California.

Submitted by:
Virginia D. Neel
Sebring FL
E-mail: vneel@digital.net

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Jubal Meadows

Jubal Meadows
b. 28 January 1799, Bedford County, Virginia, to William and Lucy (Hicks) or Mary (Bandy) Meador/Meadows
d. 14 April 1865, Edgar County, Illinois

m. 26 February 1817, Breckenridge County, Kentucky
Nancy Massey
b. 16 August 1793, Russell County, Virginia
d. 15 March 1864, Edgar County, Illinois

Children with Nancy Massey:
• Mary Annaliza (b. 1818)
• Anna Eliza (b. 1821)
• Elizabeth Ann (b. 1822)
• Calvin Tuttle (b. ca. 1825)
• Lucinda (b. ca. 1826)
• William Macy (b. 1828)
• James A. (b. ca. 1830)
• John Wesley (b. 1834)
• Sarilda (b. ca. 1839)

The family lived in Perry Township, Lawrence County, Indiana, and in Putnam County, Indiana, before leaving the state in 1833. In 1824, they sold land west of Cloverdale for the Mt. Zion Methodist Episcopal Church. It was in 1831 that a patent was issued to them for the land that is now the Meadows Golf Course near Cloverdale, Indiana.

Submitted by:
Rose Overstreet Stein
Grand Rapids MI

William Townsend

William Townsend
b. 5 May 1809, Indiana or Kentucky, to Moses and Abigail (Matthews) Townsend
d. 19 January 1878, Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa

m. 15 October 1829, Harrison County, Indiana
Christena Boyer
b. 1 May 1811, Kentucky
d. 25 June 1907, Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa

Children with Christena Boyer:

  • James (1830-1915) married Mary Ellen Hicks
  • Julia Ann (1832-1888) married Norris Herbert
  • John (1833-1912) married Mary Ellen Davis
  • George (1834-1837 or 1843)
  • Mary Jane (1838-1915) married (1) William A. Stine, (2) [–?–] Leathers
  • William Thomas (1840-1853)
  • Elizabeth (1842-1843)
  • Joseph Boyer (1843-1923) married (1) Isabel Bradbury, (2) Mary Boatman Martin
  • Clark (1846-1853)
  • Henry (1847-1933) married Sarah Delilah Bazter
  • Alexander M. (1849-1906) married (1) Catherine Lowe, (2) Mary Elizabeth Dwyer
  • Matilda Eveline (1852-1932) married Isaac Herbert

William immigrated from Indiana to Illinois in 1852; later he moved to Bedford, Taylor County, Iowa. William was a farmer, broom maker, and basket weaver.

Submitted by:
Ruth Townsend
Sheridan WY