George Wallace McNeill was born June 25, 1876 and he is my mother's, mother's father. He and his wife,Harriet Telford , were from the Shawville, Quebec area and they left there together to homestead in the western provinces of Canada. They first homesteaded in Dauphin, Manitoba, before moving on to Provost, Alberta, where George started a Hardware Store in 1908. In 1909, he gained recognition from the Massey Harris Company, in the form of a gold watch, for selling the most farm machinery for that year.
They had four daughters, together and their names are Eleanor, Mamie, Florence and Jeannie-Belle.
George passed away December 21, 1936, at the age of 60. Harriet McNeill lived out her life in Springburn, Alberta, before moving to her daughter Mamie's home in Edmonton. She passed away in 1950.
Eleanor McNeill, married Herbert Ludlow Lytle in 1931, in Alberta and had six children before moving back to Nepean Twsp. Carleton County, Ontario, in 1940.