MC NEIL, BRADLEY, WOELFLE
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Date: 3/7/2007 at 09:42:28
William Etteburn McNeil was born in Pennsylvania, June 22, 1862, and came to Toledo, Iowa, where he grew to manhood. He attended college, taught school and on March 16, 1892, married Margaret Rebecca Bradley. Margaret was born at Stratford, Ontario, Canada, and came to Cherokee County at nine years of age. She was one of thirteen children, five of whom died in infancy.
In 1909, they moved to Hartley, Iowa, and after living there for twelve years, came to the Harris area, farmed and later moved into Harris. William passed away April 23, 1927. Margaret and William are buried at Cherokee.
Margaret and William are lifetime members of the Methodist Church.
Five children were born to this union; Vinnie, Lloyd, Luverne, Mabel (Mrs. Wilfred Woelfle), Isabell.
Mabel Woelfle of Spirit Lake is the only living descendant of the William McNeils.
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