James McNeill

Born:1816 In:  Culcrum Co.Antrim
Died:June 28 1896 (at age ‎~80‏)In:  Drumrankin, Co. Antrim
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Immediate family

Jane McNeill (born Robinson)
His wife
John Robinson McNeill
His son
Isabelle Dempsey (born McNeill)
His daughter
Daniel McNeill
His son
Jane McCreight (born McNeill)
His daughter
Ellen Adams (born McNeill)
His daughter
James McNeill
His son
Archie McNeill
His father
  

Biography

James and Jane McNeill are buried at the Old Graveyard belonging to the Old Church of Irelandruins in Lissanoure Estate, Loughguile. With difficulty this inscription was found on the headstone.

Erected

by

James McNeill

Drumrankin

In Memory of his Beloved

wife Jane who departed

this life in June 1890 aged

60 yrs

Also his son John R McNeill

who died on 20 March 1896

aged 36 yrs

James McNeill departed

28 June 1896 aged 80 yrs

John R McNeill mentioned above was James and Jane's eldest child. He was a Doctor of Medicine.

James's father Archie or Archy as he was sometimes referred to was also buried in the same graveyard but because it was grown over with weeds 4-5 feet tall it was impossible to find.

Found on Land Records. Archibald McNeill owned the property and land at Drumrankin. The rateable annual valuation of the land and buildings were

Land = 22 pounds and 10 shillings

Buildings = 1 pound and 10 shillings

Total valuation around 1850 = 24 pounds.

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