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 War. --Glenn Gohr [email protected]@hotmail.com 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 wife. 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 wife. Gr-gr-gr-granddaughter of Daniel Morgan and Abigail Bailey, his wife. Daniel Morgan (1736-1802), in 1775, commanded a company of Virginia riflemen at the siege of Boston and was the first to cross the St. 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 Jersey; 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.
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