Elizabeth Wells

4 August 1846–1920 (Age 73)
Franklin, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Wells was born on 4 August 1846, in Franklin, Illinois, United States, her father, George Washington Wells, was 29 and her mother, Martha Jane Robinson, was 24. She married Jackson Mannering on 2 November 1865, in Franklin, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Six Mile Township, Franklin, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died in 1920, at the age of 74.

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Jackson Mannering
Elizabeth Wells
Marriage: 2 November 1865
David Munroe Mannering
Ada A. Mannering
Laura Montie Mannering
Addie May Mannering

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World Events (8)

1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized
Age 2
Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.
Age 17
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act
Age 20
The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of several places named with the plural of Old English well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’, or a topopgraphical name from this word (in its plural form), for example Wells in Somerset or Wellsnext-the-Sea in Norfolk.2 Translation of French Dupuis or any of its variants.

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

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  • Betsey Sims in household of George Sims, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Elizabeth Sims in household of George W Sims, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Elizabeth Mavering in household of Jackson Mavering, "United States Census, 1870"

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