Hearne History - Page 183

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Julia O’Neal, married David Boyce. Children: Robert, Cyrus, Harland, Mary Ann and Julia.

Andrew, went west and married.

Benjamin O’Neal, married Ann Eliza Morgan, lives in Wilmington, Del., and has been for twenty years employed in the P. W. & B. R. R. shops. His eldest son, Alva, also lives there, is married, and has two daughters, Laura and Cart His eldest daughter, Letitia, is a widow and lives with him. She has one son, Harry Hewit. His daughter Cora married Robert McCaulley, Jr., in 1881. He is a wholesale produce merchant in Philadelphia; they have no children.

Clarence, the youngest son, is a baggage master on the Penn. R. R. from Philadelphia to Washington, D. C.; is married and has one daughter, Frances.

Eliza, youngest daugbter of Lavinia and Thomas O’Neal, born Apr. 9, 1833, married Wm. S. Calloway of Baltimore, and lived in Laurel, Del., till the death of Mr. Calloway, when she removed to Philadelphia, where her daughter Lucretia, who was born Apr. 18, 1864, married Dr. Richard Martin, They have a son, Richard Galloway, born July 22, 1896. Mrs. Calloway died July 2, 1901.

After the death of Thomas O’Ncal, his widow, Lavinia, married Solomon Short, by whom she had two children: Nettle, born Feb. 3, 1836, and Sarah Lavinia, born Jan. 20, 1842. Mrs. Lavinia Short died Nov. 3, 1871.

liettie Short married Samuel Kenney of Laurel, Del., Sept. 20, Children: Richard Rolland, born Sept. 9, 1856; Samuel Lanneo, born Oct. 19, 1858; Solomon Short, born Feb. 6, 1860, and Sidney, born Sept. r6, 1863.

Richard Rolland Kenney, the eldest child, after attending the home schools, entered Hobart College, Geneva, in 1875. On leaving college he went to Texas, with the intention of remaining in that state, but soon returned and taught school for a while in Accomac County, Virginia; then he registered as a law student with Chancellor and late U. S. Senator Eli Salisbury, and was admitted to the bar Oct. 24, 1881, and commenced the practice of law in Dover, the capital of the state, and has been eminently successful, being now one of Delaware’s most honored and distinguished citizens. He has served as state librarian, adjutant-general

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