Gen. Solomon McNeil

Is your surname McNeil?

Research the McNeil family

Gen. Solomon McNeil's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Solomon McNeil

Birthdate: (81)
Birthplace: Hillsboro, NH, USA
Death: April 30, 1863 (81)
Hillsboro, NH, USA
Place of Burial: Hillsborough, NH, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Lieut John McNeil and Lucy M. Andrews
Husband of Nancy M. Pierce
Father of *Ann McNeil; Solomon McNeil, Jr and John McNeil
Brother of Mary 1779 McNeil; General John McNeil, USA and Lucy McNeil

Occupation: Brig-General NH Militia
Managed by: Harrison Victor Baldwin
Last Updated:

About Gen. 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..
view all

Gen. Solomon McNeil's Timeline

January 15, 1782
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