History of the O`Neil and O`Neal`s
The O誰eils and O誰eal痴 can trace
their family history back to A.D. 360, a rare teat among the families
. They are descended from the royal family of Tara, who were kings of
and monarchs of all
from the 5th to the early 17th centuries. The
name comes from Nial Ghin Dubh, or Niall of the Black Knee, who was a
King of Ireland from 890 until he was killed in 919, His grandson
Domhnall adopted the surname Neill, which means champion. In addition
to the O誰eal痴 of
, where the family is most numerous, there were septs in Thomond
(Counties Clare and
), Decies (County
Waterford)m and County
The original Gaelic form of the name O`Neal is O Neill, which means
descendant of Nial. Spelling variations include: O`Neill, Neal,
Neale, Neales, Neil, Nihill, Niell, O`Nail, O`Niel and many more.
O'Neal Family Crest / O'Neal Coat of Arms
What we know:
Jersey census, Westfield Township,Union County, 10th day
of august 1870. John O`Neal 50
years born Ireland, Mary
O誰eal 30 years born Ireland, Margaret 4
years born NY NewYork. Elizabeth
2 years born New Jersey.
Mary O誰eal is said to be
from Castlecomer Ireland?
Margaret O誰eal married
There is a
John O誰eal arrivel date 10 jan. 1852 from Ireland ship
name Waterton, New York line 29.
Do you have any information?