Mansfield Vernon Posey Sr.

7 August 1852–18 February 1930 (Age 77)
Alabama, United States

The Life of Mansfield Vernon

When Mansfield Vernon Posey Sr. was born on 7 August 1852, in Alabama, United States, his father, Marcus Potius Posey, was 32 and his mother, Mary N. Hawkins, was 25. He married Sarah Frances Webb on 10 May 1870, in Lee, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 18 February 1930, in Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Keystone Cemetery, Arlington, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Mansfield Vernon Posey Sr.
1852–1930
Sarah Frances Webb
1847–1932
Marriage: 10 May 1870
R. C. Dolphus Posey
1872–1950
Lou Etta Posey
1876–
Neva Sarah E. Posey
1878–1972
Lafayette Ebenezer Posey
1880–1957
James E. Posey
1880–
Dora Etta Posey
1882–1961
Euga Davis Posey
1886–1973
Mansfield Vernon Posey Jr.
1887–
Frances Mansfield Posey
1888–1973
Thomas Sidney Posey
1890–1968

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
10 May 1870
Lee, Mississippi, United States
children

(10)

    R. C. Dolphus Posey

    Male1872–1950Male

    Lou Etta Posey

    Female1876–Female

    Neva Sarah E. Posey

    Female1878–1972Female

    Male1880–1957Male

    James E. Posey

    Male1880–Male

+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Marcus Potius Posey

    Male1820–1862Male

    Mary N. Hawkins

    Female1827–1864Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1861 · Alabama Secedes From Union

Age 9

Alabama became the fourth state to secede from the Union during the Civil War on January 11, 1861. Several days later, they joined the Confederate States of America. Montgomery, Alabama, became the capital for the Confederate States of America.
1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Pose (or Poser 2), a habitational name from Posa or Poserna, south of Merseburg, or a topographic name from Middle Low German pōse ‘lump’, ‘pile’ (from which the place names may also derive).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Manchfield V Posey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • M V Posey, "United States Census, 1920"
  • M V Posey, "United States Census, 1870"

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