Mansfield Vernon Posey Sr.

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

The Life Summary 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.
Sarah Frances Webb
Marriage: 10 May 1870
R. C. Dolphus Posey
Lou Etta Posey
Neva Sarah E. Posey
Lafayette Ebenezer Posey
James E. Posey
Dora Etta Posey
Euga Davis Posey
Mansfield Vernon Posey Jr.
Frances Mansfield Posey
Thomas Sidney Posey

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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.
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

(1997: 6560;2007: 14767; 2010: 20263)English: apparently a late variant of either Poser or Posse, which has various possible origins including Middle English pose ‘bag, wallet’, or an etymologically related Old English personal name Pusa, Possa, or Middle English pose ‘head cold, catarrh’.Americanized form of German Poser .

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

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Sources (14)

  • Legacy NFS Source: Mansfield Posey - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Mansfield Posey
  • Manchfield V Posey, "United States Census, 1910"
  • M V Posey in entry for Neavis S Taylor, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

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