Phelim O'Neill, Shane's Castle, Co. Antrim


Brian O'Neill, of the same


Hugh O'Neill/O'Neall b c 1700

m 1732 Anne Cox b 1713

Hugh O'Neill changed the spelling of his name to escape detection upon jumping ship near Christiana, Delaware. Six of his sons participated in the American Revolution, many thousands of people descend from Hugh O'Neall.


William O'Neall b 11/5/1734 d 11/5/1786

m 5/17/1758 Mary Frost b 5/16/1738 VA, d 12/11/1809 SC

William O'Neall ......"being twently-one and a good horseman, was wagoner for George Washington in General Braddock's army when the latter attempted to take Fort Duquesne (Pittsburgh) in a costly fiasco." This was during the French Indian War. William became a Quaker and during the American Revolution he helped care for the wounded and bury the dead and he is considered a Patriot. See #V


Henry Frost O'Neall b 1/10/1776 SC d 11/17/1852 Ind.

m 12/6/1797 Mary Miles b 8/27/1782 d 10/27/1845 Ind

"Being a plantation owner , Henry F. had slaves in an era and an area where it was unpopular to keep slaves. Friends (Quakers) were against slavery and showed its disapproval by insetting a minute in its records: 'Testification for Henry O'Neall ordered.' This implies that disciplinary measures were taken against him. In 1832 he disposed of his slaves, sold his land and moved to Indiana near the borders of Greene and Davies Counties." See # V. Mary died 7 years before Henry, she had 14 children.


John Frost O'Neall b 9/30/1804 SC d 10/25/1865 m 12/23/1823 Anne Chandler b 1799 d 10/27/1865

Anne died just 2 days after her husband. John Frost O'Neall had twin sisters who were Sarah and Mary O'Neall born in 1806 in SC, John Frost O'Neall served in the State Legislature during the 1840's and here is his biography.


John Henry Benton O'Neall b 12/1/1839 Cass Twp., d 1/2/1906 m 3/1/1866 Susan Dyer d 1/26/1874 Dixon, Ind. and later married Arlena Carroll, John HB O'Neall served in the Civil War, 4th Regiment of the 77th Cavalry, John HB O'Neall had blonde hair and blue eyes and stood 5'6" tall, he was a farmer.


William Elijah O'Neall b 4/14/1870 in Cass Twp.

On 1/5/1906 he was living in Chicago according to his father John H B O'Neall's obituary. His death certificate has not been found. He married Martha Emma Riley on 12/2/1897 in Chicago, Illinois.


Charles Edward O'Neall b 9/30/1900 in Chicago d March 1987 in LaGrande, OR.

m 7/3/1922 Edith Minnie Patten b 8/23/1904 Mansfield SD,

Charles was extremely good looking, he worked in the millyard most of his life and served in both World Wars. Edith's father ran a mercantile in Mansfield, SD.


William Glen O'Neall b 11/27/1924 d 3/6/1994 Sacramento, CA

m 6/22/1945 Marylou Wright

William Glen O'Neall was my Dad and one of the most outstanding people in my life, he raised 5 children with love and humour and hope and loved my Mother til the day she passed at just 51 years old. My Dad worked for the Southern Pacific Railroad from whence he retired, he was the best cardplayer I ever knew and he loved to make gigantic kites with his grandchildren.


Jill O'Neall Ching b 7/4/1952 in Sacramento

m 6/12/1993 Curtis Ching, one son Carl.

Jill is a wife, mother, sister, family historian and genealogist, sings in the Maui Symphony Chorus, is a Marine Mammal Naturalist with the Pacific Whale Foundation and works as a concierge. Curtis is the best person Jill has ever known in her life and he is a dad, husband, Chef and avid golfer.

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