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Amey Elvira McNiel[1, 2, 3]

Female 1874 - 1939


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  • Born  27 Feb 1874  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Gender  Female 
    Census: Federal  17 Jun 1880  , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • 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
    Census: Federal  4 Jun 1900  , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • 1) Osco F. Eller, head, white male age 24, married 6 years, born Aug 1875 in NC, parents born in NC, farmer, unemployed 3 months, pays rent
      2) Ammie E. Eller, wife, white female age 26, mother of 1, 1 living, born Feb 1875 in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Zollie O. Eller, son, white male age 5, born Apr 1895 in NC
    Census: Federal  21 Apr 1910  , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • 1) Osco F. Eller, head, white male age 34, married 16 years, born in NC, parents born in NC, general farmer, owns a farm
      2) Amie E. Eller, wife, white female age 35, mother of 3, 3 living, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Zolly O. Eller, son, white male age 15, born in NC, attended school
      4) Isaac M. Eller, son, white male age 9, born in NC, attended school
      5) Novella J. Eller, daughter, white female age 5, born in NC
    Census: Federal  12 Jan 1920  F Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • 1) Osco F. Eller, head, white male age 44, born in NC, parents born in NC, retail merchant, pays rent
      2) Ema E. Eller, wife, white female age 45, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Isic M. Eller, son, single white male age 18, born in NC, salesman, retail store
      4) Novela J. Eller, daughter, white female age 15, born in NC, attended school
    Census: Federal  5 Apr 1930  Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • 1) Osco F. Eller, head, white male age 54, married at 18, born in NC, parents born in NC, retail merchant, grocery store, owns a $5,000 home
      2) Amie E. Eller, wife, white female age 56, married at 19, born in NC, parents born in NC
      3) Clyde N. Shepherd, boarder, single white male age 24, born in NC, parents born in NC, stenographer, lawyers office
    Died  24 Oct 1939  , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried  25 Oct 1939  Arbor Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Obituary  26 Oct 1939  , North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    The Journal-Patriot 
    • "Mrs. O. F. Eller Taken By Death
      Died Tuesday Morning; Last Rites Held On Wednesday Afternoon
      Mrs. Amey McNeill Eller, age 65, wife of O. F. Eller, prominent North Wilkesboro merchant, died at 12:15 Tuesday morning at her home in Wilkesboro. Mrs. Eller had been in ill health for some time and critically ill for several days.

      She was a member of one of northwest North Carolina's most widely known families and was a daughter of the late Thomas and Jane Nichols McNeill.

      Surviving are her husband and three children; Zollie O. Eller and Isaac M. Eller, who are in business in North Wilkesboro, and Mrs. Frank B. Steele, of Anderson, S. C.

      Mrs. Eller was well and favorably known and her death was an occasion of much sadness among a wide circle of friends and acquaintances.

      Funeral service was held Wednesday afternoon in the presence of a large crowd at Arbor Grove Methodist Church near Millers Creek, her native community. The body lay in state from one o'clock until the funeral service at two. Burial was in the church cemetery.

      Ministers taking part in the funeral service were Revs. J. L. A. Bumgarner, A. W. Eller, A. W. Lynch, J. M. Wells and Nelson Bumgarner.

      Pall bearers were Tyre Bumgarner, Charles Bumgarner, Tom Bumgarner, Ed Bumgarner, Charles McNeill and M. B. McNeill. Honorary pall bearers were C. C. Hayes, Old Wiles, C. G. Poindexter, F. J. McDuffie, P. E. Brown, C. G. Nichols, R. D. Hayes, R. T. Lovette, H. A. Cranor, B. J. Kennedy, J. E. Pearson, E. E. Eller, Jesse Church and A. A. Triplett.
    Name  Anny E. 
    Religion  a member of Arbor Grove Methodist Church  [3
    Person ID  I743  Nestor Rich Tree
    Last Modified  15 Jan 2011 

    Father  Thomas Winslow McNiel,   b. 25 Apr 1836, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 May 1886, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Mother  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 
    Relationship  Natural 
    Married  5 Nov 1855  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F146  Group Sheet

    Family  Osco Freland Eller,   b. 19 Aug 1875, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jan 1941 
    Married  Abt 1894  , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Zollie Osco Eller,   b. Apr 1895, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Isaac M. Eller,   b. Abt 1901, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Novella J. Eller,   b. Abt 1905, , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified  18 Aug 2005 
    Family ID  F293  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 27 Feb 1874 - , , 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 MapsMarried - Abt 1894 - , , Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 4 Jun 1900 - , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 21 Apr 1910 - , Reddies River Township, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 12 Jan 1920 - F Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus: Federal - 5 Apr 1930 - Main Street, North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Oct 1939 - , Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Oct 1939 - Arbor Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery, Millers Creek, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - The Journal-Patriot - 26 Oct 1939 - , North Wilkesboro, Wilkes County, North Carolina, USA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S32] Genealogy of the McNiel Clan, Johnson J. Hayes, (Privately published, ca. 1940), 21.

    2. [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.

    3. [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.

    4. [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.

    5. [S1736] 1900 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, Digital images, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2004), T623, roll 1224, Reddies River Township, enumeration district (ED) 155, p. 2A, dwelling 34, family 34, Osco F. Eller household, accessed 13 Jan 2011, 13 Jan 2011.

    6. [S1387] 1910 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2006), T624, roll 1135, Reddies River Township, enumeration district (ED) 175, sheet 140B, dwelling 82, family 82, Osco F. Eller household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.

    7. [S1365] 1920 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2005), T625, roll 1329, North Wilkesboro Township, enumeration district (ED) 180, sheet 14A, dwelling 270, family 276, Osco F. Eller household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.

    8. [S1343] 1930 U.S. census, Ancestry.com, North Carolina, Wilkes County, (http://www.ancestry.com: National Archives and Records Administration, 2002), T626, roll 1729, Wilkesboro, enumeration district (ED) 30, p. 5A, dwelling 104, family 105, Osco F. Eller household, accessed 18 Jul 2008, 18 Jul 2008.