Robert Neyland - Family

Family

On July 16, 1923, Neyland married Ada "Peggy" Fitch (September 1, 1897 – March 7, 1976) of Grand Rapids, Michigan. They had met while she was visiting friends at the Academy. Ada was the daughter of Charles Lewis Fitch (July 24, 1845 – September 8, 1930) and Mary S. (June 1853 – ?). They had two sons, Robert, Jr., born February 11, 1930, and Lewis, born December 6, 1933. Gen. Neyland was the son of lawyer Robert Reece Neyland, Sr. (October 1859 – ?) and Pauline Lewis (January 1861 – ?). His siblings were sister Carroll M. Neyland (January 1890 – ?) and brother Mayo W. Neyland (March 1896 – ?). Both Gen. Neyland and Ada are buried in Knoxville National Cemetery.

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