Name: Josephine Neville STRONG
Given Name: Josephine Neville
Birth: 19 Dec 1865 in Columbus Ohio
Death: Aft. 1951 in San Francisco CA
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
The National Society of the Daughters of the American
Revolution Volume 52
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
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
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)
Easley Hill CALLAHAN