History of Allegheny county, Pennsylvania : including its early settlement
Chicago : A. Warner Co., 1889
Cushing, Thomas, 1821.
Pg. 762, 763
JOHN McNEAL, farmer, post office Montooth, is a son of JOHN and MARGARET (CAMPBELL) McNEAL, natives of Ireland, who immigrated to this country in 1828, and settled in Pittsburgh. In 1834 they moved to Hampton Twp., and located on a farm near Talley Cavey. MRS. MARGARET (CAMPBELL) McNEAL died in 1857, and JOHN, SR., next married MRS. HAMILTON, of Butler Co., who is still living; he died in July 4, 1885. His children by his first wife were CATHERINE, now MRS. HENRY THOMAS, of Iowa; JOHN, our subject; JANE, now MRS. DAVID RYAN, of Temperanceville; ARTHUR, of Lawrenceville; HENRY, who was killed by accident Dec. 7, 1887; SARAH, widow of JAMES KANE, of Iowa; MARGARET E., widow of HENRY LEAFLER, of Lawrenceville. The children by the second marriage are FREDERICK, who resides with his mother, and BELLE, wife of DR. JOSEPH IRWIN, of Miola. The subject of this memoir was born in Pittsburgh in 1829, and was brought to Hampton Twp., where he was reared. In 1851 he married MARY, daughter of PATRICK CULLEN, of this county, and they have four children, two of whom are now living: EDWARD J. and WILLIAM A., both farmers of Hampton Twp. MR. McNEAL was elected justice of the peace of Hampton Twp. in 1882, again in 1887, and still holds the office; has also been assessor, school director and supervisor. He and MRS. McNEAL are members of St. Mary’s Church, of Pine Creek.
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