Person:John McNeil (17)

John L. McNeil
  1. John L. McNeil1849 - 1929
  2. Estelle McNeil1857 - 1948
Facts and Events
Name John L. McNeil
Gender Male
Birth? May 1849 Tioga, New York, United States
Death? Jul 1929 Colorado, United States
Burial? Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States

John L. McNeil was the President of The Durango Trust Company. His brother-in-law (A.P. Camp) was the Vice-President.

From the work titled:
History of Colorado (Volume 1 of 4)
by Wilbur Fiske Stone
S.J. Clarke Publishing Co
Chicago. 1918

  • The Denver Savings Bank was organized January 2, 1890, by the following directors: Dr. F. J. Bancroft, Isaac E. Blake, A. W. Chamberlin, H. B. Chamberlin, D. H. Ferguson, J. A. Ferguson, Joseph W. Gilluly, S. H. Hastings, C. Y. McClure, John L. McNeil, I. B. Porter, Charles H. Smith, and S. N. Wood. The bank opened February 9, 1890, at 1227 Sixteenth Street, later occupying quarters of the Union National at Sixteenth and Larimer streets. In the 1900s this bank went into the hands of a receiver.
  • The Western Bank was incorporated November 13, 1891, by Frederick C. Kilham, John L. McNeil, Robert D. Thompson, Charles Hallack, Edward L. Raymond, E. S. Kassler, William R. Thompson, and W. A. Hover. The bank started activities shortly thereafter at 1640 Arapahoe Street, but in 1895 was removed to the northwest corner of Seventeenth and Arapahoe streets. This bank failed many years ago.
  • The first bank in Glenwood Springs was started in 1885 by Geo. Arthur Rice & Company and was conducted as a private bank with a capital stock of $10,000. On December i, 1887, a consolidation with the Glenwood National Bank was effected. The First National Bank of Glenwood Springs began in the spring of 1887, with W. B. Devereaux as president and J. H. Fesler, cashier; capital stock, 100,000. The Glenwood National Bank was opened June i, 1887, with John L. McNeil, president, and C. N. Greig, cashier. In the summer of 1891 the latter bank was consolidated with the First National.
  • The Bank of Durango was established by John L. McNeil, as a branch bank of Daniels, Brown & Company of Alamosa in 1881. In 1885 the charter of the First National was purchased and the two merged under the latter name. The Colorado State Bank at Durango was organized December 29, 1886, by Frederick L. Kimball, Benjamin N. Freeman, Thomas F. Burgess, William E. Morgan and James H. Hoskins. F. L. Kimball was the first president and the first capital stock was $30,000.
  1.   1880 census
    Name: Jno. Mcneil
    Residence: Alamosa, Conejos, Colorado
    Birthdate: 1849
    Birthplace: New York, United States
    Relationship to Head: Self
    Spouse's Name: Ella Mcneil
    Spouse's Birthplace: Pennsylvania, United States
    Father's Name:
    Father's Birthplace: New York, United States
    Mother's Name:
    Mother's Birthplace: New York, United States
    Race or Color (Expanded): White
    Ethnicity (Standardized): American
    Gender: Male
    Martial Status: Married
    Age (Expanded): 31 years
    Occupation: Banker
    NARA Film Number: T9-0089
    Page: 165
    Page Character: C
    Entry Number: 724
    Film number: 1254089
    Household Gender Age
    Jno. Mcneil M 31
    Spouse Ella Mcneil F 28
    Alfred P. Camp M 28
  2.   1900 Census
    Name: John L Mcneil
    Titles & Terms:
    Residence: Denver city, Arapahoe, Colorado
    Birth Date: May 1849
    Birthplace: New York
    Relationship to Head of Household: Self
    Spouse: Ella A Mcneil
    Spouse's Titles & Terms:
    Spouse's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
    Father's Titles & Terms:
    Father's Birthplace: New York
    Mother's Titles & Terms:
    Mother's Birthplace: Pennsylvania
    Race or Color (expanded): White
    Head-of-household Name: John L Mcneil
    Gender: Male
    Marital Status: Married
    Years Married: 20
    Estimated Marriage Year: 1880
    Mother How Many Children:
    Number Living Children:
    Immigration Year:
    Enumeration District: 0085
    Page: 13
    Sheet Letter: B
    Family Number: 258
    Reference Number: 55
    Film Number: 1240119
    Image Number: 00430
    Household Gender Age
    John L Mcneil M
    Spouse Ella A Mcneil F