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Alcy Jane Hill Darneille
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Birth: Nov. 17, 1846
Washburn
Barry County
Missouri, USA
Death: May 22, 1885
Eugene
Lane County
Oregon, USA

Alcy Hill and Isaac Darneille were part of two separate wagon trains in 1853, each taking the eastern Oregon "shortcut" from the Oregon Trail. Instead of continuing on the Oregon Trail to the Columbia River and thus on to Oregon City, the wagon trains headed through eastern Oregon along the Malheur River as their ultimate goal was the Willamette Valley.

Isaac Darneille and his family were in a wagon train originally headed by Elijah Elliott. These wagon trains merged and became known as "The Lost Wagon Train" because of the difficulties they encountered when they took Elliott's advice to try a "short-cut". Other wagon trains also taking this infamous shortcut joined the others, thus becoming a 300-wagon group.

Upon arriving in Eugene, the Hills and Darneilles took out Donation Land Claims located in the area where Junction City is now. Thus was laid out the groundwork for the eventual marriage of Alcy and Isaac. In 1853, Isaac was 14 and Alcy was 7 years old.

Alcy Jane married Isaac Darneille, 20 October 1861, in Lane Co., Oregon. She was 13 years of age, turning 14 a month later. It was not uncommon to find girls marrying at this young age during these times.

The 1870 U.S. Census for Lancaster Township, Lane Co., OR:
Isaac Darnell [Darneille], 30 yrs, b. 1840 MO - Farmer
Alcy, 23 yrs, b. 1847 MO
Mary E., 7 yrs, b. 1863 OR
Olive A., 6 yrs, b. 1864 OR
William W., 4 yrs, b. 1866 OR
Jesse J., 2 yrs (son), b. 1868 OR
Martha C., 5 mos, b. Jan. 1870 OR

1880 U.S. Census for Lancaster Township, Lane Co., OR:
Isaac DARNVILLE!!!! [Darneille], 40 yrs
Alcy, 33 yrs,
Olive A., 16 yrs
William W., 14 yrs,
Jesse J., 11 yrs,
Martha C., 10 yrs,
Sarah E., 8 yrs,
Laura S., 6 yrs,
Margaret E., 3 yrs,
Georgia, 1 yr

At this point, Isaac and Alcy had 9 children. Total listing of their children:

1. Mary E. Darneille b: 1862 in Lane Co., OR
2. Olive A. Darneille b: 1864 in Lane Co., OR
3. William Wesley Darneille b: Abt 1866 in OR
4. Jesse J. Darneille b: 16 Nov 1868 in Lane Co., OR
5. Martha C. Darneille b: 1870 in Lane Co., OR
6. Sarah E. Darneille b: 1872 in Lane Co., OR
7. Laura Estella Darneille b: 30 Jan 1874 in Lane Co., OR
8. Margaret Darneille b: 1877 in Lane Co., OR
9. Georgia I. Darneille b: 1879 in Lane Co., OR
10. Bettie Darneille b: Mar 1881 in Lane Co., OR
11. Tom Darneille b. 1883 in Lane Co., OR

Alcy had been married to Isaac almost 24 years when she passed away.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Hanks Neville Hill (1813 - 1898)
  Elizabeth Ann Merrell Hill (1819 - 1881)
 
 Spouse:
  Isaac Darneille (1840 - 1916)
 
 Children:
  Mary Elizabeth Darneille Darrow (1862 - 1951)*
  Olive A Darneille Daugherty (1864 - 1890)*
  William Wesley Darneille (1865 - 1939)*
  Jesse Jasper Darneille (1868 - 1945)*
  Sarah Ethyl Darneille Shroll (1871 - 1935)*
  Bettie Darneille (1881 - 1882)*
  Tom Darneille (1883 - 1906)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Harris Hill (1844 - 1892)*
  Alcy Jane Hill Darneille (1846 - 1885)
  Jesse Reuben Hill (1849 - 1932)*
  Margaret Elizabeth Hill McClure (1851 - 1925)*
  Richard Hardy Hill (1853 - 1921)*
  George N Hill (1855 - 1915)*
  David Randolph Hill (1858 - 1947)*
  Joseph Breckenridge Hill (1860 - 1925)*
  Andrew Lee Hill (1864 - 1949)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:

Aged
38 yrs 6 ms 15 ds
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Eugene
Lane County
Oregon, USA
 
Maintained by: J.D. Larimore
Originally Created by: jessicado
Record added: Mar 21, 2009
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Alcy Jane <i>Hill</i> Darneille
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Alcy Jane <i>Hill</i> Darneille
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