Lindenhurst Civil War Project
Timothy F. Neville, 3rd Rhode Island Cavalry, Co. G
1837 - 1898

Born:  June 15, 1837 Waterbury, CT
Date of Death: November 26, 1898, New York City
Burial Location: Woodlands Cemetery
Read his obituaries as they appeared in The New York Herald dated November 27, 1898 and in The New York Sun.

Enlistment Date: Enlisted on October 30, 1863 R.I. 3rd Cavalry  
After his discharge from the Calvary, Timothy wrote a letter to President Lincoln, wanting to set up a Catholic pro administration newspaper in Rhode Island.  Read the actual letter penned in his hand here.

Mustered In: October 30, 1863
Rank: Captain
Company: G

Muster Out Date: Listed as discharged for disability on March 14, 1864. Actually Timothy resigned when he could not get a surgeon assigned to his regiment.

Marriage Date and Place: April 22, 1862
Wife’s Name: Joanna Hodges Simons (descendant of William Whipple, one of the signers of the
 Declaration of Independence!) 
Birth Date: May 19, 1840, Providence, R.I
Date of Death: September 12, 1922
Burial Location: Woodlands Cemetery
Read her obituaries as they appeared in The Brooklyn Eagle on September 13, 1922 and in The Suffolk County News on September 15, 1922.

Wife’s Father's Name: Aaron Simons
Wife’s Mother's Maiden Name: Abigail Browne Whipple

Father’s Name: Michael 
Mother’s Maiden Name: Ann Delaney

Abbie       Born Unknown, died at age 2
William    Born Unknown, died at age 12

Alexina Born 1869 Died 1903 Buried at: Babylon Rural Cemetery, Babylon, NY
            Alexina married Jesse Cadwallader, her father finding out in a strange way!

​Read the obituary for Alexina.

Arthur      Born 10-5-1870
Elizabeth Born 1874       Died 1955
Eleanor    Born 1877

John      Read about how John’s marriage was a surprise to his family!

Augusta   Born 11-22-1878 Died 7-29-1974 Buried at: Breslau Cemetery, Lindenhurst, NY

Francis D . Born 1-24-1884
 Francis served honorably in WW1. After his discharge he went to Europe as a member of the Commission for Relief in Belgium. Francis was in Europe doing this relief work when his mother Joanna passed away in 1922.

Occupations: Pre War: Lawyer
Occupations: Post War: Lawyer; Director of the Babylon Water Works Company 

Known Addresses:
1837/1862: Waterbury,CT
1862: Providence,R.I.
1885: The Neville’s lived off of Old South Turnpike (what is now Montauk Highway) west of Wellwood Avenue in a mansion they called “Warwick House?. Joanna Neville lived there until the day she died.

Pension Application Date: February 13, 1890

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