Section IX – Genealogy of Neal

Generation One

Zula Etoe Neal was b. 6/6/1902 in Arkansas d. 12/4/1994 in Oklahoma.  She was the d/o Francis Whitcomb Neal & Mary Elizabeth Lawson.  She m. 1) James Bryant Jones on 4/6/1920 in Yell County, Arkansas.  He was b. 3/26/1900 in England d. 9/12/1950 in Oklahoma.  He was the s/o Unknown & Unknown.  She m. 2) Mr. Wells on Unknown in Unknown.  He was b. Unknown in Unknown d. Unknown in Unknown.  He was the s/o Unknown & Unknown.

Notes for Zula Neal:

Zula’s daughter claims that Zula’s dad, Francis Whitcomb Neal, was 1/2 Cherokee Indian.  But he never went to OK to sign up for rolls.  He died during the 1918-19 flu epidemic & was buried in Arkansas.  By the time some if not all of the rest of his family moved to OK the rolls were shut down so it was impossible to sign up for them.  After the death of Francis, Mary Elizabeth Lawson m. a Mr. Medlin.  After the death of James, Zulta Etoe Neal m. a Mr. Wells.

Burial Location: Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Notes for James Jones:

Burial Location: Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Children of Zula & James:

1. James Francis Jones b. 2/3/1921 in Ola, Yell, Arkansas d. 1/29/1979 in Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.  He m. Mildred Eunice Miller.

2. Wilburn Dewain Jones b. about 1922 in Yell County, Arkansas d. 2/9/1945 in WWII.

3. Juanita Etoy Jones b. 9/18/1926 in Oklahoma d. 6/2/2004 in Oklahoma.  She m. Lloyd Naugle.

4. Living Jones.  She m. Stanley Cupps.

5. Jerry Jones b. about 1936 in Oklahoma d. Unknown in Unknown.

6. Living Jones.

Generation Two

Francis Whitcomb Neal was b. 10/29/1874 in Yell County, Arkansas d. 10/25/1918 in Yell County, Arkansas.  He was the s/o Unknown & Unknown.  He m. Mary Elizabeth Lawson on 7/29/1900 in Yell County, Arkansas.  She was b. 12/14/1881 in Yell County, Arkansas d. 5/24/1970 in Tulsa County, Oklahoma.  She was the d/o Unknown & Unknown.

Notes for Francis Neal:

Parents unknown.  I know about him because of marriage license, draft card, census with wife & children & his stone.  Per granddaughter he was 1/2 Cherokee.  Died during the 1918-19 flu epidemic.

Burial Location: Salem Cemetery, Plainview, Yell, Arkansas.

Note for Mary Lawson:

Parents unknown.  I know about her because of marriage license, census & stone.  Upon death of husband hired future son-in-law to help out around the farm.  After daughter’s marriage & a couple of kids the Jones’ plus some if not all of the Neals moved to Oklahoma.  Eventually married a man named Mr. Medlin.

Burial Location: Memorial Park Cemetery, Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Children of Francis & Mary:

1. Zula Etoe Neal b. 6/6/1902 in Arkansas d. 12/4/1994 in Oklahoma.

2. John Neal b. about 1907 in Arkansas d. Unknown in Unknown.

3. Eula Mae Neal b. about 1909 in Arkansas d. Unknown in Unknown.  She m. 1) Unknown Barry & 2) Unknown Johnson.

4. Elvis Neal b. about 1915 in Arkansas d. Unknown in Unknown.

5. Loyal (?) Neal b. about 1918 in Arkansas d. Unknown in Unknown.