Thomas Henry McNeill1,2,3

ID# 16894, (1849 - 1925)
FatherThomas Henry McNeill5,6 (1 Aug 1821 - 29 Nov 1866)
MotherRebecca Ann Tuck4,5 (3 Oct 1824 - 22 Nov 1859)

Key Events:

Birth: 4 Mar 1849, Coahoma Co., Mississippi7,8,9,10,11
Marriage: 29 Nov 1882, Rockford, Illinois, Nannie E. Hammond (4 Mar 1862 - 8 Nov 1942)12,13
Death: 11 Jun 1925, Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois14,15
Burial: 13 Jun 1925, Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Illinois16
ChartsDescendants of Dr. Davis Green Tuck
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Dutt/Toot Family
The Tuck Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     
Thomas Henry McNeill
Thomas Henry McNeill was born on 4 Mar 1849 in Coahoma Co., Mississippi.7,8,9,10,11
     His mother died on 22 Nov 1859, when Thomas was 10 years old.17,18,19
     His father died on 29 Nov 1866, when Thomas was 17 years old.20,21,22,23
     Thomas was named an heir in the will of Malcom McNeill, his grandfather, dated 8 Nov 1873 in Christian Co., Kentucky, to receive, shared with [SPP] eight siblings, the rents on five lots in Chicago, one with a four story house, one vacant, and three which had houses before the great 1871 fire, which are to be rebuilt by him or his executor, and the other half of the lot left to [SPP] aunt Martha. Title to these lots was to be given to the then living siblings when the youngest of them reached the age of 21, but not to any who had sold their interest before then. He was also to receive his grandfather's gold sleave button (the other having been lost.)24
     Thomas married Nannie E. Hammond on 29 Nov 1882 in Rockford, Illinois, with Rev. T. R. Strobridge officiating.12,13 He joined with a number of her siblings, their spouses, and the children of her deceased sister, in filing a contest to the will of Sarah Elizabeth Tuck, his mother's sister, on 20 Oct 1883.25
     In 1885 Thomas and his brother Rivers entered the real estate businss in Chicago, taking charge of the estate left them by theyr grandfather, Malcom.26
     Thomas and Nannie E. Hammond appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, at 925 West Jefferson Blvd., enumerated 7 Jun 1900, reporting that the family owned its home, free of mortgage. Their children Thomas and Henry were listed as living with them.27
     He and Nannie appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, at 2250 Jackson Blvd, enumerated 9 Jan 1920, reporting that the family owned its home, free of mortgage. Their children Thomas and Henry were listed as living with them.28
     He operated his own real estate business.29,30,31
     Thomas died on 11 Jun 1925 in Chicago, Cook Co., Illinois, at age 76.14,15 He was buried on 13 Jun 1925 in Forest Home Cemetery, Forest Park, Illinois.16

Children:
     Children with Nannie E. Hammond:

  • Margaret McNeill32 (20 Jul 1884 - 22 Apr 1885)
  • Thomas Henry McNeill Jr.33,27,28 (17 Dec 1889 - 5 Dec 1979)
  • Henry Hammond McNeill33,27,28 (17 Dec 1889 - 3 Oct 1981)

Citations

  1. [S3057] [twin males, given names omitted] Mc Neill, Return of a Birth, shows name as Thos Henry Mc Neill.
  2. [S8718] Biographical Cyclopedia of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, pg 238, shows name as Thomas Henry.
  3. [S2014] Wills, Kentucky, WW:501-10, will of Malcom McNeill, Mar 1875, shows name as Thomas H. McNeill.
  4. [S1351] Atkinson, Shelby Co. Tennessee loose probate records, Petition filed 20 Oct 1883 by Malcom McNeill, et at, shows her as his mother.
  5. [S8718] Biographical Cyclopedia of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, pg 238.
  6. [S1225] Anderson, "Rebecca Tuck," e-mail to author, 10 Jun 2007.
  7. [S1225] Anderson, "Rebecca Tuck," e-mail to author, 10 Jun 2007, shows date, with year as 1850, and place as Coahoma Co., Mississippi.
  8. [S2558] Thomas H. McNeill, Standard Certificate of Death, shows date, with year as 1849, and place as Lafayette, Kentucky. Given the unreliable "informant," and the fact that no information about is parents was supplied, this information has to be regarded as doubtful.
  9. [S3374] Boddie and Boddie, Boddie and Allied Families, pg 138, shows date, with year as 1849.
  10. [S2164] Thomas H. McNeill household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows month, years, age 50, and state, as Kentucky.
  11. [S2165] Thos. H. McNeill household, 1920 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows age 70 and state, as Mississippi.
  12. [S3046] Thos. H. McNeill and Nannie E. Hammond, marriage certificate, shows date, town, state, and officant.
  13. [S2164] Thomas H. McNeill household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows married 17 years.
  14. [S2558] Thomas H. McNeill, Standard Certificate of Death, shows date, hospital, city, and county.
  15. [S2554] Nannce E. McNeill household, 1930 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows his wife as as widowed.
  16. [S2558] Thomas H. McNeill, Standard Certificate of Death.
  17. [S1289] Register of Deaths, Commonwealth of Kentucky, , 1859, Christian Co. 1859, Rebecca A. McNeal, shows date, as 22nd, place, and residence as Mississippi.
  18. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 134, shows date, as 20th.
  19. [S3372] Anderson, "some facts," e-mail to author, 31 Mar 2008, citing Bible located at "HempHill," Christian County, KY. compiled by Margaret Metcalf McNeill Ayers, Memphis, Tennessee, shows date, as 20th.
  20. [S1225] Anderson, "Rebecca Tuck," e-mail to author, 10 Jun 2007, shows date, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  21. [S3374] Boddie and Boddie, Boddie and Allied Families, pg 137, shows year, and at his plantation, Coahoma Co., Mississippi.
  22. [S3372] Anderson, "some facts," e-mail to author, 31 Mar 2008, citing Bible located at "HempHill," Christian County, KY. compiled by Margaret Metcalf McNeill Ayers, Memphis, Tennessee, shows date.
  23. [S2144] Meador and Meador, Cemetery Records of Southern Christian County, pg 135, shows date.
  24. [S2014] Wills, Kentucky, W:501-10, will of Malcom McNeill, Mar 1875.
  25. [S1351] Atkinson, Shelby Co. Tennessee loose probate records, bond 20 Oct 1883 by Malcom McNeill, et at, for $250, lists all the petitioners; bond same date for $500, lists petitioners but omits name of Rivers McNeill, apparently in error; Petition filed 20 Oct 1883 by Malcom McNeill, et at, list petitioners and give relationship to Sarah, as well as stating cause of action; response of executors 6 Nov 1883 and 24 Jan 1884 claims no evidence was provided in support and does not provide sufficient grounds; and order of Probate Court 9 Feb 1884 transferring case to Circuit Court to try the validity of the will.
  26. [S8718] Biographical Cyclopedia of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, pg 244.
  27. [S2164] Thomas H. McNeill household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois.
  28. [S2165] Thos. H. McNeill household, 1920 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois.
  29. [S3057] [twin males, given names omitted] Mc Neill, Return of a Birth, shows occupation as real estate and loans.
  30. [S2164] Thomas H. McNeill household, 1900 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows occupation as real estate, working on his own account.
  31. [S2165] Thos. H. McNeill household, 1920 U.S. Census, Cook Co., Illinois, shows occupation as real estate, industry as store, and that he worked on his own account.
  32. [S3059] Prudence Judkins Bible.
  33. [S3057] [twin males, given names omitted] Mc Neill, Return of a Birth.