Solomon McNeil (1782 - 1863)

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Birthplace: Hillsboro, NH, USA
Death: Died in Hillsboro, NH, USA
Occupation: Brig-General NH Militia
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About Solomon McNeil

General Solomon McNeil, son of Lt John and Lucy (Andrews) McNeil, was born Jan 15,1782 and married NANCY M. PIERCE on Feb 16,1815. Nancy was the daughter of Benjamin and Anna (Kendrick) Pierce. He was Brigadier-General in the NH Militia fron 1828 to 1832. He kept a general store at Lower Village, Hillsboro NH for many years but finally moved to his father's homestead and became a successful farmer. Nancy Pierce McNeil died April 27,1837 and he died April 30, 1863

Children were: Ann (7/16/1816), Solomon Jr. (5/20/1820), and John (11/6/1822).

  • 1840 NH Census of Pensioners lists Solomon McNeil as head of household with Lucy McNeil.
  • History of Hillsboro by George Waldo Browne 1735-1921, pg. 392
  • History of Manchester NH /Chap 10, pg 7 of that chapter lists Solomon, as well as his brother John, as children of John McNeil and Lucy Andrews, daughter of Isaac Andrews,Esq.
  • Solomon, Major General, is now living in Hillsborough, NH.General Solomon McNeil married Nancy M, the second daughter of Gov Benjamin Pierce and Anna Kendrick.
  • State of NH-Vital Records: Birth record of Solomon McNeall (sp), born Jan 15,1782, son of John McNeall (sp)and Lucy..
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Gen. Solomon McNeil's Timeline

January 15, 1782
Hillsboro, NH, USA
February 16, 1815
Age 33
Hillsboro, NH, USA
July 16, 1816
Age 34
Hillsboro, NH, USA
May 20, 1820
Age 38
Hillsboro, NH, USA
November 6, 1822
Age 40
Hillsboro, NH, USA
April 30, 1863
Age 81
Hillsboro, NH, USA
Hillsborough, NH, USA