Revised Feb 1999....

NEAL Genealogy Page

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1.) Thomas NEAL b. 1735 Lancaster Co., PA; d. 24 Dec 1799 Warren Co., GA; m. 1755 Warren Co., GA Sarah (Susannah) HARRELL, daughter of Abraham HARRELL and Mary GUIN. Thomas NEAL owned land grant of 150 acres on 3 July 1772 Black River, SC. He appears on 1775 Census in SC Colony, SC. He served in the military in 1776 in SC. He appears on the 1794 Census Warren Co., GA. He served in the military during the Cherokee Wars in SC. He was a member of the High Hills of the Santee Baptist Church in SC.

Children of Thomas NEAL and Sarah HARRELL:
i.) David NEAL b. 1755 SC. David served in the military between 1778-1782.
ii.) Thomas NEAL, Jr. b. 1757 SC.
iii.) Samuel NEAL b. 1762 SC.
iv.) Orpa NEAL b. 1764.
2.v.) John NEAL b. 8 Mar 1770 SC; d. 7 Feb 1818 AL or NC; m. Rachel BURSON.
vi.) Joel NEAL b. 1776.
vii.) Harrell NEAL b. abt. 1778 GA.


2. John NEAL b 8 Mar 1770 SC; d, 7 Feb 1818 AL or NC; m. abt 1790 possibly Union Co., SC Rachel BURSON, daughter of Joseph BURSON and Mary SHAW. John NEAL resided 1790 GA. He was with Bethlehem Baptist Church 1803-1817 Washington Co., GA.

Children of John NEAL and Rachel BURSON:

i.) Ichabod NEAL b. abt. 7 June 1790 Union Co., GA; d 6 Mar 1802 probably Washington Co., GA.
ii.) Guin NEAL b. 14 Nov 1792 Union Co., SC.
iii.) Sarah/Sallie NEAL b 1796 Union Co., SC; d. aft. 1836.
iv.) Mary "Polly" NEAL b. 1 Jan 1796 GA.
v.) Orpha NEAL b. 6 Nov 1797; d. bef. 1870; m. abt. 1820 John Crumbley.
vi.) Anderson NEAL 6 Oct 1799 GA; d. 26 Aug 1811 Washington Co., GA.
3. vii.) John Garrett NEAL b. 14 Nov 1801 Washington Co., GA; d. 21 Nov 1869 Navarro Co., TX; m. Malissa SPURLIN.
viii.) Elbert NEAL b, 24 Apr 1804 Washington Co., GA. Elbert was on the tax rolls for Choctaw Co., MS 1835-1844.
ix.) Elsbury NEAL b. 25 Nov 1806 Washington Co., GA; d. 26 Dec 1821.
x.) Thomas Greenlee NEAL b. 12 Jul 1814 Washington Co., GA.


3. John Garrett NEAL b. 14 Nov 1801 Washington Co., GA; d. 21 Nov 1869 Navarro Co., TX; m. 27 Jan 1828 Malissa SPURLIN, daughter of William SPURLIN and Nellie Carter. John Garrett NEAL resided 1820 Conecuh Co., AL and 1830 Covington Co., AL; he resided 24 Dec 1852 Navarro Co., TX. He appeared on 1860 Census Navarro Co., TX. He owned 640 acres on 5 Aug 1867 Navarro Co., TX. He was a Baptist minister.

Children of John Garrett NEAL and Malissa SPURLIN:

i.) Allen Brooks NEAL.
ii.) Arpa A. NEAL.
iii.) Caroline NEAL.
iv.) Christopher Columbus NEAL.
v. James F. NEAL.
vi.) Jeptha H. NEAL.
vii.) Jeremiah L. NEAL.
viii.) Margaret E. NEAL.
ix.) Martha NEAL.
x.) Melissa NEAL.
xi.) Sarah NEAL.
xii.) Sylvanous Halbrook NEAL.
xiii.) Viola NEAL.
4. xiv.)John Glen NEALb. 11 Nov 1829 Covington Co., AL; d. 1 Dec. 1864 Franklin, Williamson Co., TN; m. Leaner H. Moore.
xv.) William Spurlin NEAL b 16 Jan 1830; d. 7 Aug. 1862 Navarro Co., TX

1.) John Glen NEAL b. 11 Jan 1829; d. 1 Dec 1864 during the Civil War, Franklin, Williamson Co., TN; m. Leaner H. MOORE b. 18 Feb 1830. Leaner's parents were Bennett.W. MOORE and Mary "Polly" Rankin.

Children of John Glenn NEAL and Leaner H. MOORE:

5. i.) John Bennett Marion Elkanah NEAL b. 11 Nov 1849 MS; d. 1915
ii.) Lora Ann Leuvanna Telorinda NEAL b. 5 Sept 1852; d. 1854
iii.) Lafayette Columbus Napoleon Bonaparte NEAL b. 2 Apr 1854 Slate Springs, Calhoun Co., MS; d. 1909 Monticello, Drew Co., Arkansas.
iv.) William Levy NEAL b. 18 Apr 1856; d. 22 Jan 1857.
v.) Eliza or Louisa Jane Matilda NEAL b. 7 Dec 1857.
vi.) James Felix NEAL b. 5 Sept 1860.
vii.) Sylvanious Franklin NEAL b. 12 Dec 1862.


5.) John Bennett Marion Elkanah NEAL b. 11 Nov 1849 MS; D. 1915; m(1)20 Oct 1872 MS to Margaret Ann Harrod and m(2)Ella MORRIS by 1897.

Children of John B.M.E. NEAL and Margaret Ann HERROD:

i.) Amy Lee NEAL b. 23 May 1877 Webster Co., MS; d. young in MS.
ii.) John William NEAL b. abt. 1880 MS; d. abt. 1901 TN.

6. iii.) James Elijah NEAL b. 10 Feb 1882 Webster Co., Mississippi; d. 15 Jan 1952 TN; m. Ethel BLACK.


6.) James Elijah NEAL b. 10 Feb 1882 Webster Co., TN; d. 15 Jan 1952; interred Pilgrim's Rest Cemetery, Carroll Co., TN; m. 1904 Carroll Co., TN Ethel BLACK, daughter of William BLACK and Bina Catherine FOSTER.

Children of James Elijah NEAL and Ethel BLACK

i.) Bertie May NEAL b. 2 Nov 1906; m. Wayne David CANTRELL.
7. ii.) Ernest Lee NEAL b. 28 Oct 1909 Weakley Co., TN; d. Mar 1986; m. Stella GRIFFIN.
iii.) Cecil NEAL b. 1910.
iv.) Estelle NEAL b. 1911; d. bef 1995; m. 11 Nov 1933 Wesley SMITH.
v.) Joe NEAL b. 22 Aug 1920; d. bef. 1986; m. Vonelle STOUT.


7.) Ernest Lee NEAL b. 28 Oct 1909 Weakley Co., TN and d. March 1986 and interred at Pleasant Grove Cemetery; m. 21 Sept 1929 Graves Co., KY Stella Griffin, daughter of Charlie Adam GRIFFIN and Wilmurth COOK.

Ernest L. NEAL and Stella GRIFFIN had 6 children and one passed away Oct 2000.


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