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  • ID: I592994795
  • Name: Josephine Neville STRONG
  • Given Name: Josephine Neville
  • Surname: Strong
  • Sex: F
  • Birth: 19 Dec 1865 in Columbus Ohio
  • Death: Aft. 1951 in San Francisco CA
  • Note:
    This would be cousin Josephine that had the 10ct diamond given to the
    Neville family by Louis Phillipe that was evidently stolen when she
    died. See file on Josephine Neville S. Callahan
    See article 9-3-1951, Life Magazine, pg. 53
    Major General Revolutionary War
    Noted for victory at battle of Cowpens
    Born in the Welch Track Settlement
    Josephine Neville Strong Callahan's article is in the 9-3-1951 issue of
    Life Magazine, page 53
    Here is a reference to the lineage of Mrs. Josephine Neville Strong
    Callahan, DAR #51978, who descends from General John Neville who married
    Winifred Oldham & also from General Daniel Morgan of the Revolutionary
    --Glenn Gohr
    The National Society of the Daughters of the American
    Revolution Volume 52
    page 439
    Mrs. Josephine Neville Strong Callahan.
    DAR ID Number: 51978
    Born in Columbus, Ohio.
    Wife of Easley Hill Callahan.
    Descendant of Maj. Gen. Daniel Morgan, of Virginia.
    Daughter of Robert Weeks Strong and Caroline Neville, his
    Granddaughter of Morgan La Fayette Neville and Caroline
    Dennison, his wife.
    Gr-granddaughter of Morgan Neville and —— Baker, his wife.
    Gr-granddaughter of Presley Neville and Nancy Morgan, his
    Gr-gr-gr-granddaughter of Daniel Morgan and Abigail
    Bailey, his
    Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), in 1775, commanded a company of
    Virginia riflemen at the siege of Boston and was the first to cross the
    Lawrence in the Quebec expedition, where he was captured. He was
    conspicuous at Saratoga and after the surrender Burgoyne said to him,
    “You command the [p.439] finest regiment in the world.” For his
    brilliant victory over
    Tarleton at Cowpens Congress presented him with a gold medal. He was an
    original member of the Society of the Cincinnati. He was born in New
    died in Winchester, Va.
    Also See No. 7446.
    From Ron Carlisle..
    There are some portraits of the family at the Ohio Historical Society
    All of the portraits came to the OHS as a legacy of Josephine Callahan.
    The museum's provenance information on the portrait of the young adult
    male says: "Stated in the will of Mrs. Josephine Neville Strong Callahan
    which was brought to our attention by Mr. P.R. Blythe Box 562 South San
    Francisco, California.

    Father: Robert Weeks STRONG b: 10 Sep 1832 in of Newark, Essex Co., NJ
    Mother: Caroline NEVILLE b: 26 Aug 1844 in Cincinnati Ohio (of Columbus Ohio)

    Marriage 1 Easley Hill CALLAHAN
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