James Hoard McManus

Male10 December 1849–1 October 1905

Brief Life History of James Hoard

When James Hoard McManus was born on 10 December 1849, in McManus, East Feliciana, Louisiana, United States, his father, Thomas Hugh McManus, was 34 and his mother, Joanna Tritt, was 20. He married Lillie Almedia Carter on 24 December 1874. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Plaquemines, Louisiana, United States in 1860 and East Feliciana, Louisiana, United States in 1880. He died on 1 October 1905, in New Roads, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Innis, Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, United States.

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James Hoard McManus
Lillie Almedia Carter
Marriage: 24 December 1874
Annie Evelyn McManus
Albert Hugh McManus
Helen Adele McManus
Lillie Almedia McManus

Sources (9)

  • James Mcminns in household of Thomas Mcminns, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James McManus in entry for Annie Evelyn Miller, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • James Mcmanus in household of Saml Mcmanus, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1874
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 14

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 14

    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.


    Age 16

    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Irish Brendan, Connor, Donovan, Dympna, Murphy, Siobhan, Aidan, Aileen, Declan, Kieran, Kiernan, Michael Patrick.

    Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Maghnuis or Mac Maghnusa, a patronymic from Maghnus, later Mánus, a Gaelic form of the Scandinavian personal name Magnus , made famous by St. Magnus of Orkney. As an Irish name this is found mainly in Roscommon and Fermanagh and is connected with the O'Connors or the Maguires; in Scotland it is connected with the Colquhouns.

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

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