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Alexander Gray Neill

Alexander Gray Neill

kneill (View posts)
Posted: 13 Dec 2004 11:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Neill
Looking for any information on Alexander Gray Neill and his family. Alexander was born 7 July 1856 in Mill of Torr(Kincardine Parish), Perthshire, Scotland. Immigrated to Wisconsin, USA in 1859 with his parents (John Neill and Margaret Moreland). Married an Elizabeth I. ? between 1880 and 1886, possibly in Wisconsin?. Immigrated to Canada in 1898. By 1901 (based on Census of Canada) was living in Wetaskiwin Township. Had at least 4 children: Robert M. {1886, USA}; Hugh M. {1887, USA}; Joseph D. {1896, USA}; and Alberta M. (girl) {1899, Alberta}. Based on an 1922 obituary for his brother, John (from Wisconsin), Alex was living in Camrose, Alberta. I have some information that indicates that his daughter, Alberta I think, was married to a Ray Sawyer(s), but do not know where they lived. Any info would be greatly appreciated. Trail has grown cold... -- KN

Re: Alexander Gray Neill

Peter (View posts)
Posted: 14 Dec 2004 5:10PM GMT
Classification: Query
The Master Surname Index (not online) (mostly burials in Alberta cemeteries) of the Alberta Genealogical Society lists these names;

Alexander Gray NEIL, 07 Jul 1865 - 12 Jul 1930 age 74 yrs
Elizabeth Julia NEIL, 28 Jun 1864 - 22 May 1920
Hugh Morland NEIL, 29 May 1887 - 13 Dec 1925
Bertha NEIL, 1894 - 1981
Raymond A NEIL, 1925 - 27 Nov 1975
all buried near to each other in the Camrose Cemetery, (some info from the First Baptist records).

For obituary or further research please contact the AGS Research Services Committee of the Edmonton Branch,
http://www.compusmart.ab.ca/abgensoc

The Edmonton Branch
http://agsedm.edmonton.ab.ca

Alberta Vital Statistics
http://www3.gov.ab.ca/gs/services/vpe/index.cfm
You can order death papers, however when ordering this you are given 2 options - the Certificate,
or a "Certified Photographic Print of the Registration of Death" which usually gives more information than that fancy Certificate.

Government Genealogical Information
http://www3.gov.ab.ca/gs/information/vs/genealogy.cfm

Peter
for the AGS

Re: Alexander Gray Neill

Posted: 25 Feb 2012 9:54PM GMT
Classification: Query
Surnames: Neill
Hi,my Grandmother's maiden name was Neill. I believe it's the same family based on your information. Looks like you posted this a while ago so not sure if you found what you were looking for already or not?
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