Neely, Samuel B.
Born: 1806 Tennessee
Flourished: 1832-1850 Menard County, Illinois
By 1828, Neely had emigrated from Tennessee to settle in a part of Sangamon County, Illinois, that would later become southern Menard County. By 1860, he had moved to Mason County.
The History of Menard and Mason Counties, Illinois (Chicago: O. L. Baskin, 1879), 320; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Menard County, IL, 329; U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census of the United States (1860), Mason County, IL, 206.