Neilia <I>Hunter</I> Biden

Neilia Hunter Biden

Birth
Auburn, Cayuga County, New York, USA
Death 18 Dec 1972 (aged 30)
Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Burial Greenville, New Castle County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 103395259 View Source
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First wife of former Senator, former Vice President and current President Joseph Biden. She was killed in a car accident with her only daughter. Her two sons Beau and Hunter suffered serious injuries but survived. Vice President Biden does not work on December 18th, the anniversary of the accident. She was originally buried in All Saints Cemetery in Wilmington.
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A memorial to Neilia Biden at the Bellevue Elementary School, Syracuse NY
Rectangular plaque; raised lettering attached to a bolder

IN LOVING MEMORY
OF
NEILIA HUNTER BIDEN
BELOVED TEACHER AND MENTOR
BELLEVUE ELEMENTARY
1964 -1968

* Note: At the time Neilia Hunter Biden taught at Bellevue, the school was a junior high.

In December 1972, Neilia died with her 13-month-old daughter, Naomi Christina - called Amy by the family - in a Delaware car crash, after a collision with a tractor-trailer. The two young Biden sons, Beau and Hunter, were badly injured but survived, though Beau would die years later, at 46, from brain cancer.


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NEILIA HUNTER BIDEN
JULY 28, 1942 - DECEMBER 18, 1972
"DEATH LIES UPON HER LIKE AN EARLY FROST
UPON THE SWEETEST FLOWER OF ALL THE FIELDS"
NAOMI CHRISTINA BIDEN
NOVEMBER 8, 1971 - DECEMBER 18, 1972
"AS IS THE MOTHER SO IS THE DAUGHTER"

BIDEN
NEILIA HUNTER
JULY 28, 1942
DECEMBER 18, 1972
NAOMI CHRISTINA
NOVEMBER 8, 1971
DECEMBER 18, 1972


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  • Find a Grave Memorial 103395259
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  • Find a Grave, database and images (www.findagrave.com/memorial/103395259/neilia-biden : accessed ), memorial page for Neilia Hunter Biden (28 Jul 1942–18 Dec 1972), Find a Grave Memorial ID 103395259, citing Saint Joseph on the Brandywine Cemetery, Greenville, New Castle County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Big Ern (contributor 46620889) .