Joseph Nevill married Lucinda C Pace, 25 Jan 1857, Barren Co, KY. In the 1860 census of Metcalf Co., KY (p913)he is called Joseph Nevill Jun. and was living next door to Joseph Nevill Senr. and wife Anna. Metcalf County had been formed in 1860 from Monroe, Adair, Barren, Cumberland & Green Counties.
Joseph Nevill Sr. married Anne Mackay, 11 Jan 1807, Barren Co., KY. Joseph is most likely a son of James and Sarah Nevill. Revolutionary War Pension records state that James was born 1 Sept. 1741, Pr. William Co., VA.