Abednego Maness

10 February 1823–1856 (Age 32)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Abednego

When Abednego Maness was born on 10 February 1823, in Tennessee, United States, his father, William Nathan Maness, was 40 and his mother, Mary Maness, was 42. He married Mary Sanders in 1847, in McNairy, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Liberty Township, Ouachita, Arkansas, United States in 1850. He died in 1856, in Arkansas, United States, at the age of 33, and was buried in De Ann, Hempstead, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abednego Maness
1823–1856
Mary Sanders
1823–1860
Marriage: 1847
Margaret Maness
1847–
Aaron Thomas Maness
1848–1929
Milly Maness
1849–1850
Mary Catherine Maness
1850–1931
John W. Maness
1852–1932
Nancy Maness
1852–
Edward Maness
1854–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1847
McNairy, Tennessee, United States
children

(7)

    Margaret Maness

    Female1847–Female

    Aaron Thomas Maness

    Male1848–1929Male

    Milly Maness

    Female1849–1850Female

    Mary Catherine Maness

    Female1850–1931Female

    John W. Maness

    Male1852–1932Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    William Nathan Maness

    Male1782–1842Male

    Mary Maness

    Female1780–1860Female

siblings

(9)

    John B. Maness

    Male1802–1869Male

    Meshack Maness

    Male1803–1840Male

    Levicey Maness

    Female1806–Female

    Benjamin Ryley Maness

    Male1808–1852Male

    Hiram Maness

    Male1810–1864Male

+4 More Children

World Events (6)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 7

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1835 · The Hermitage is Built

Age 12

The Hermitage located in Nashville, Tennessee was a plantation owned by President Andrew Jackson from 1804 until his death there in 1845. The Hermitage is now a museum.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch Manes .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • A D Manas, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Abednego Maness, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Birth Record of William Nathan Maness and Family in Bible Page 2

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