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Family
Marriage: Children:
  1. Frances Neil: Birth: 1796.

  2. Jane Neil: Birth: 1798. Death: 1850

  3. James Graham Neil: Birth: ABT 1803 in Augusta County, Virginia. Death: bet. 1850-1860

  4. Samuel Neil: Birth: ABT 1807 in Augusta County, Virginia. Death: 24 SEP 1865 in Nicholas County, West Virginia

  5. Robert Lockridge Neil: Birth: 4 JUL 1809 in Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), (West) Virginia. Death: 17 JAN 1889 in Nicholas County, West Virginia

  6. Andrew Neil: Birth: ABT 1811 in Peters Creek, Kanawha County (now Nicholas County), Virginia. Death: JUN 1850 in Nicholas County, (West) Virginia


Notes
a. Note:   BookXXIV, page 533), Samuel Neal, along with his brother James, was orphaned in about 1778, when their father, James Neal, died. In October 1778, the executors of the estate of James Neal (who were also uncles to the boys), Robert Gwinn and William Forkner, moved the Court to "bind" Samual to Lanty Graham, and James (Jr.) Neal to Robert Gwinn. The Court granted their motion and entered an order on October 21, 1778. In January 1791, the Augusta County Court (Order Book XXI, page 263 (or 377?) bound Samuel to John Bell until Samuel was 21, which was 7 February 1792, as an apprentice to learn the trade of wagon maker. In 1795, Samuel Neil and Jane Graham sold her part of her father's land to John and Rebecca Elizabeth Bell. Samuel Neil, of Scotch-Irish descent, came from Augusta County, Virginia in 1809. He bought Conrad Young's land on Peter's Creek in Nicholas County. In 1810, Edward Ryan came from Monroe County and purchased a mill site from Samuel Neil. Since he was a millwright, he built the first good mill in the county. He soon had many customers and added a saw mill to his plant. The mills later fell to the heirs of Samuel Neil. Grimes Neil, a grandson of Samuel last operated a mill on this site. On January 24, 1820 he was deeded 240 acres of land on Peters Creek about two miles below Drennen. Later he was granted several large tracts of land in that section. He was a wagon-maker and owned the second wagon used in the County. He was prominent in the affairs of the county, was commissioned Justice of the Peace for Kanawha County approximately two years before the organization of Nicholas County. [Source: Walter M. Bailey, "Bailey - Copenhaver Archives" gedcom file at RootsWeb's WorldConnect Project; online http://worldconnect.rootsweb.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=baileycopenhaver&id=I14425]
  1810 U.S. Federal Census Kanawha County, (West) Virginia Charleston 3 males under 10 yo (James G., Samuel Jr., Robert L.) 1 male 26 & under 45 yo (Samuel Sr.) 3 females 10 & under 16 yo (3 daughters b. 1795-1800) 1 female 16 & under 26 yo (daughter b. 1794 or earlier) 1 female 26 & under 45 yo (Jane) (in file) 1820 U.S. Federal Census Nicholas County, (West) Virginia 1 male under 10 yo (Andrew) 2 males 10 & under 16 yo (Robert and Samuel Jr.) 1 male 16 to 18 yo (James G.) 1 male 16 & under 26 yo (James G.) 1 male 45 and older (Samuel) 1 female under 10 yo (daughter b. 1811-1815) 1 female 16 & under 26 yo (daughter b. 1795-1804) 1 female 45 and older (Jane) 2 persons engaged in agriculture (in file)
  1830 U.S. Federal Census Nicholas County, (West) Virginia Neil, Samuel 1 male 15 & under 20 yo (Andrew) 1 male 20 & under 30 yo (Robert) 1 male 50 & under 60 yo (Samuel abt. 59) 1 female 15 & under 20 yo (daughter b. 1811-1815) 1 female 50 & under 60 yo (Jane abt. 54) (in file)
  1840 U.S. Federal Census Nicholas, County, (West) Virginia Unknown Townships Neil, Samuel Sr. 1 male 60 & under 70 yo (Samuel) 1 female 20 & under 30 yo (daughter b. 1811-1815) 1 female 60 & under 70 yo (Jane) (in file)
  4 Nov 1843 Died at age 71 yrs 8 months 25 days
Note:   According to the records of the Augusta County Court (Order


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