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Surname: O'Neil

Descendants of John Paull of Taunton, MA

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now JOHN PAULL, for over fifty years at the head of the firm of John Paull & Co., hay and grain dealers in Taunton, was throughout that long period a business man of the highest standing, trusted by all who had relations with him. His honorable methods and upright standards were recognized by all his associates. His success evidenced his ability and placed him among the leading men of the community, although he did not identify himself particularly with its affairs outside the field of commerce. The Paull family of which John Paull was a descendant is one of the oldest and best known among the old families of Southeastern Massachusetts. The first of the name in New England, William Paull, was, according to tradition, a native of Scotland, and was a weaver by occupation. He located in Taunton, where he was an early inhabitant, where also was Richard Paull, who was supposed to have been a brother of William. William Paull married Mary Richmond, daughter of John Richmond, of Taunton. He became one of the original proprietors of what was known as “Taunton South Purchase,” which was purchased from the Indians in 1672. He was a large landowner in that territory which in 1712 was incorporated as the town of Dighton, Mass. He died, according to...

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Descendants of Alexander Bisset Munro of Bristol, Maine

Alexander Bisset Munro was born 25 Dec. 1793 at Inverness, Scotland to Donald and Janet (Bisset) Munro. Alexander left Scotland at the age of 14, and lived in Dimecrana in the West Indies for 18 years. He owned a plantation, raising cotton, coffee and other produce. He brought produce to Boston Massachusetts on the ship of Solomon Dockendorff. To be sure he got his money, Solomon asked his to come home with him, where he met Solomon’s sister, Jane Dockendorff. Alexander went back to the West Indies, sold out, and moved to Round Pond, Maine, and married Jane. They had 14 children: Janet, Alexander, Margaret, Nancy, Jane, Mary, Solomon, Donald, John, William, Bettie, Edmund, Joseph and Lydia.

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1899 Directory for Middleboro and Lakeville Massachusetts

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Resident and business directory of Middleboro’ and Lakeville, Massachusetts, for 1899. Containing a complete resident, street and business directory, town officers, schools, societies, churches, post offices, notable events in American history, etc. Compiled and published by A. E. Foss & Co., Needham, Massachusetts. The following is an example of what you will find within the images of the directory: Sheedy John, laborer, bds. J. G. Norris’, 35 West Sheehan John B., grocery and variety store, 38 West, h. do. Sheehan Lizzie O., bds. T. B. Sheehan’s,...

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Seneca County New York Biographies

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now In the 1980’s a series of newsletters were published four times a year by Seneca County NY featuring historical information concerning Seneca county and her past residents. The current historian for Seneca County placed these online using PDF files. One of the main features of each edition were biographical sketches of early settlers of Seneca County. Unfortunately, while they provided an index inside of a spreadsheet for the 189 biographies, it is difficult for the average user to quickly get around. I’ve taken their spreadsheet and...

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O’Neil, Annie Beddes – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Annie Beddes O’Neil, 91, of Junction City and formerly of La Grande, died March 13 of age-related causes. A graveside service will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Burial will follow. A visitation will precede from 10 a.m. to noon at Lane Memorial Funeral Home. She was born in Elgin on July 25, 1916, to Joseph and Eliza Eleanor (Ricks) Beddes and raised in the area before moving away in the early 1950s. Annie was married to Glade Hards O’Neil on June 2, 1934, in La Grande and in a temple marriage in Salt Lake City. He died on June 15, 1986. She was a homemaker who also worked for Montgomery Wards in sales, a cannery in Eastern Oregon and for a family-owned box factory in the wood product industry. Survivors include sons Dr. David O’Neil of Riverside, Calif., Phillip O’Neil of Junction City and Michael O’Neil of Claremont, Ga., and daughter Judy Rassmussen of Preston, Idaho. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, dying earlier were son Eldon, two grandchildren and nine brothers and sisters. La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the week ending March 15, 2008 – Published March 15, 2008 Submitted by Dixie...

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O’Neil, Annie Beddes – Obituary

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now Annie Beddes O’Neil, 91, of Junction City and formerly of La Grande, died March 13 of age-related causes. A graveside service will begin at 1 p.m. Monday at Lane Memorial Gardens in Eugene. Burial will follow. A visitation will precede from 10 a.m. to noon at Lane Memorial Funeral Home. She was born in Elgin on July 25, 1916, to Joseph and Eliza Eleanor (Ricks) Beddes and raised in the area before moving away in the early 1950s. Annie was married to Glade Hards O’Neil on June 2, 1934, in La Grande and in a temple marriage in Salt Lake City. He died on June 15, 1986. She was a homemaker who also worked for Montgomery Wards in sales, a cannery in Eastern Oregon and for a family-owned box factory in the wood product industry. Survivors include sons Dr. David O’Neil of Riverside, Calif., Phillip O’Neil of Junction City and Michael O’Neil of Claremont, Ga., and daughter Judy Rassmussen of Preston, Idaho. Also surviving are 14 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren. Besides her husband, dying earlier were son Eldon, two grandchildren and nine brothers and sisters. La Grande Observer – Obituaries for the week ending March 15, 2008 – Published March 15, 2008 Submitted by Dixie...

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Biography of Edward Thomas O’Neil

Discover your family's story. Enter a grandparent's name to get started. Start Now EDWARD THOMAS O’NEIL-Following in the steps of his father and grandfather, Edward Thomas O’Neil, of Williamsburg, Massachusetts, is well known throughout the vicinity as a skillful and prosperous farmer. He has always lived and worked on the old O’Neil homestead, which he manages in an up-to-date manner, specializing in dairying and orcharding. The O’Neil family is of Irish extraction. (I) Michael O’Neil, the grandfather of Edward Thomas O’Neil, was born in Kilkenny, Ireland, in 18×5, and died in Williamsburg, Massachusetts, June 16, 1872 He came to America about 1840, and for a number of years lived in New York State; and one of his first interesting experiences in this country was working on the Erie Canal during its construction. In the year 1865 he and his son John came to Williamsburg and located on the farm since occupied by his descendants, moving to the farm in April of that year on the day of the assassination of President Lincoln. Here Michael O’Neil lived and labored for the remainder of his life. He married Margaret McDonough, born in Ireland, died in Williamsburg April 16, 1890, and they had three children: John, of further mention; Mary, married to Thomas Brazell, and died December 18, 1880; Lucy, married James Welsh, and died April, 1877. (II) John O’Neil was born...

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