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John R. Neill

John cash-claimed a quarter in 3, 3N 48W in 1890, near Isaac B. Hammond, Louis Banker, Isaac Munyon.

Possibly the John R. Neill, a cigar maker born in Canada Nov 1863, immigrating in 1875, living with mother in Pueblo Colorado in 1900. She's Melinda, widowed, born August 1848 in Canada, with Harlan March 1875 Missouri.

They were in St. Joseph, Missouri in 1880, with John Sr. a pattern maker, 44, born in Ireland, Malinda 37 Canada, John 13 Candad, George 11 Candada, and Mary 9 Canada.

In 1885 they're in Rio Grande County, Colorado, where John is a moulder, 59, Malinda 41, John R. 19 a cigar-maker, Geo 16 a moulder, May 14, and Thos Heslip , 22, nephew born in Ireland, also a moulder with them.
Probably the John Neill buried May 28, 1893 in Pueblo # 142604023 is the same one.

George W. Neill is in Pueblo in 1900, too 31, with Ida N. 20 and Gertrude 1.

In 1913 Pueblo, George W. is a cigarmaker, living with Ida at 718 W 1st. J. Robert Neill, also a cigarmaker, rooms at 209 Bradford.

In 1940 Pueblo, John R. is 73, married to Flora, also 73 born in Pennsylvania.

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