McNeil, John, 1784-1850

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Birth 1784-03-25
Death 1850-02-23

Biographical notes:

Army officer; brother-in-law of U.S. president Franklin Pierce; b. in Hillsborough, N.H.; d. Washington, D.C.

From the description of Papers, 1810-1858. (New Hampshire Historical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 70963820

Born in Hillsborough, N.H. in 1784, Comm. Capt. 11th Infantry March 12, 1813. Brev. Lt. Col. for victory at battle of Chippewa, July 5, 1814. Brev. Big. Gen. and was Made Col. of 1st Inf. Aug. 28, 1826. Resigned April 23, 1830 to become surveyor of the Port of Boston. Died in Wash., D.C. Feb. 23, 1850. (from Appleton's Cyclopedia of Am Biog., v.4, p.154) (blue index cards)

From the description of John McNeil papers, 1813-1837. (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 320450689

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Subjects:

  • Ports of entry
  • Harbors
  • Indians of North America--Treaties
  • Military supplies

Occupations:

  • Soldiers--United States
  • Surveyors--United States

Places:

  • Wisconsin (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Boston Harbor (Mass.) (as recorded)
  • Massachusetts--Boston (as recorded)
  • Fort Mackinac (Mackinac Island, Mich.) (as recorded)