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 George Alfred Neville

George Alfred Neville

Birth
Basingstoke, Basingtoke and Deane Borough, Hampshire, England
Death 15 Mar 1947 (aged 79)
Evanston, Uinta County, Wyoming, USA
Burial Woodruff, Rich County, Utah, USA
Memorial ID 146431 · View Source
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George A. Neville was born February 14, 1868 at Basingstoke, Hampshire, England, the son of William and Elizabeth Fisher Neville. He immigrated to America with his parents and brothers and sisters in May 1880. He was baptized in the LDS church in August 1877 by Lorenzo D. Young while in England.
Upon arriving in Utah, they settled in Woodruff. He worked for the Deseret Livestock Ranch herding cattle, riding the range and hauling poles out of the canyons by ox teams. At the age of 16 his father gave him a team of horses so he could start for himself.
He married Selena Hatch in 1889 at Bountiful, Utah. There were two children born to this union, Reva and Harold. In 1905 his wife died. He owned the ranch where the Huffaker family now lives. He helped building the brick home where Carter and Helen Cornia lived. He helped build a lime kiln on Woodruff Creek. Lime from this kilm was used to make the brick houses in Woodruff. Lime was sold in Evanston, and was hauled by ox team. After the death of his wife he married Helen Marr Atkinson, who bore him four children.

Taken from the book "The First 100 Years in Woodruff".

Great Grandfather of Micky O.



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  • Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society
  • Added: 2 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 146431
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  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George Alfred Neville (14 Feb 1868–15 Mar 1947), Find A Grave Memorial no. 146431, citing Woodruff Cemetery, Woodruff, Rich County, Utah, USA ; Maintained by mickyo (contributor 46918216) .