Jan. 4, 1826 Mount Pleasant Westmoreland County Pennsylvania, USA
Apr. 25, 1913 Mount Pleasant Westmoreland County Pennsylvania, USA
William Borland Neel was the only son of Samuel and Rachel (Borland) Neel William Borland Neel received a fair education, considering the quality of schools in that day. He was reared in agricultural pursuits and followed farming throughout his life. He was engaged in the coke industry and owned Coal shares in West Virginia. He was one of the organizers in 1865 of th First National Bank of Mt.Pleasant and a director of the bank for 25 years. He Also served his township as School director for over ten years. He married on Christmas Day 1855 to his wife Nancy J. Hurst daughter of Nathaniel Hurst and had nine children to this union.
Information taken from the Biographical and Historical Cyclopedia of Westmoreland County Pennsylvania