McNeely, William (McNeeley)
Born: 1807-12-09 Kentucky
Died: 1897-10-12 Petersburg, Illinois
Flourished: 1834-05-05 Sangamon County, Illinois
Alternate name: McNeeley, McNealy
McNeely moved to what became Menard County, Illinois, sometime before 1834 and eventually settled in Petersburg. In 1860, he was working as a farmer and owned $20,000 in real estate, and $600 in personal property.
Gravestone, Rose Hill Cemetery, Petersburg, IL; Petition of Mentor Graham and Others to the Sangamon County Commissioners’ Court; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Menard County, IL, 224.