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John McNeil, b. ca. 1818, Lanarkshire, Scotland
Immigration August 1876
Riverside Cemetery, Denver, Colorado



 

 

McNeil Family

 

The McNeil Family memorial gravestone contains plaques for members of the family and Masonic symbols.

The first plaque features the progenitor of the McNeil family John McNeil, b. ca 1818, in Lanarkshire, Scotland.
John Sr. died December 1, 1887.   The second plaque features Janet Allan Page, wife of son John McNeil Jr., born
May 25, 1855, Parish of Slamanan, County of Stirling, Scotland.

Facts:

1.  Immigration - 1876 - United States - State of Illinois
2.  Migration - 1878 -  Colorado - Canon City
3. Occupation:  McNeil Mining Consultant & McNeil Coal Company 1893-1937
4. Education: 1884 - Universitas Militare Institutum, Canon City, Colorado. Mining Engineer
5. Founded town of  MacGregor in Routt County.
6. Ownership: Coal mine at Cameo, Colorado, and the Sterling Lignite Mine in Weld County,
    Colorado.
7. Memberships:  President of the Rocky Mountain Coal Mining Institute. Member of the
    Moffat Tunnel Commission. Mason member.

 

Genealogy

 

Janet Allan Page
Wife of John McNeil Jr.
Born May 25, 1855; Died Nov 2, 1888

 

1 John McNeil b: 1818 in Lanarkshire, Scotland d: December 01, 1887 in Denver, Arapahoe (now Denver County), Colorado USA
   (Note: Photo of John McNeil plaque on memorial headstone - click on underlined name highlighted in blue)
.. +Charlotte McGregor 
....... 2 John McNeil Jr. b: March 02, 1853 in Coatdyke, Lanarkshire, Scotland d: June 03, 1940 in San Diego, California
........... +Janet Allan Page b: May 25, 1855 in Scotland; d: November 02, 1888 in Denver, Arapahoe (now Denver County), Colorado
.............. m: December 30, 1872 in Slamannan, Stirling, Scotland
................. 3 John McGregor McNeil III, b: October 16, 1873 in Slamannan, Stirling, Scotland 
................. 3 David Page McNeil b: October 01, 1875 in Slamannan, Stirling, Scotland 
................. 3 Katie McNeil b: About 1878 in Illinois
................. 3 Alexander McGregor McNeil b: May 16, 1880 in Coal Creek, Fremont County, Colorado
................. 3 George Washington McNeil b: December 25, 1882 in Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado 
................. 3 Janet Page McNeil b: October 08, 1888 in Denver, Arapahoe (now Denver County), Colorado 
..................... +Edward Seerie b: January 26, 1876 in Parish of Eassie & Nevay, Angus, Scotland; d: February 05, 1962 in Denver, Colorado
........................ m: September 27, 1916 in Denver, Denver County, Colorado 
....... *2nd Wife of [1] John McNeil:
........... +Elizabeth C. Buchanan m: November 06, 1889 in Denver, Arapahoe (now Denver County), Colorado, USA d: June 10, 1910
....... *3rd Wife of [1] John McNeil:
........... +Nellie Taylor Buchanan m: November 22, 1916 in Denver, Arapahoe (now Denver County), Colorado, USA

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