NEAGLEY, John, son of Daniel and Margaret (Gable) Neagley, was born October 10, 1827, in Lykens Valley. His ancestor, Jacob Neagley, an emigrant from Wurtemberg, Germany, settled first in Berks county, subsequently removing to Lykens Valley, where he permanently located. He had two sons, Joseph and George. Joseph, born September 15, 1766; died July 12,1828; married Maria Hoffman, born January 8, 1773; died February 18, 1840. Their children were: Daniel, George, Elizabeth, Magdalena, Catherine, and Sarah. Daniel, the eldest, born November 12, 1797; died February 2, 1873; married Margaret Gable, and their children were: George, John, Joseph, William, Daniel, Isaac, Mary, Catherine, Sarah, Margaret, and Hannah. Of these, John Neagley received a limited education, and learned the trade of a cabinet maker at Liverpool, Perry county. Upon his return home he established himself in business, but at the expiration of two years removed to Freeport, Ill., subsequently coming back to Pennsylvania, where, for a period of seventeen years, he conducted cabinet making and undertaking at Liverpool. In 1869 he established a planing mill at Millersburg, which he now carries on. Mr. Neagley married, December 28, 1853, E. R., daughter of John and Anna Murray.
Historical Review of Dauphin County
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