Roxana Manville

Female20 March 1801–1881

Brief Life History of Roxana

When Roxana Manville was born on 20 March 1801, in Middlebury, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, her father, Asa Manvel, was 31 and her mother, Eunice Hough, was 26. She married Sheldon R Smith about 1838, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Alexander, Alexander, Genesee, New York, United States in 1850 and Marilla, Marilla, Erie, New York, United States for about 25 years. She died in 1881, in New York, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Sheldon R Smith
Roxana Manville
Marriage: about 1838
Asa B. Smith
Edward F. Smith

Sources (8)

  • Roxana Smith in household of S R Smith, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Death record for Roxana
  • Roxana Smith in household of Sheldun R Smith, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1838New York City, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1802 · Brass is Discovered

    Age 1

    "In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."


    Age 2

    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 24

    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Sussex and Lancashire): variant of Mandeville .

    Altered form of Mainville 1, a surname of Swiss French origin (see Miville ).

    French: variant of Menville, a habitational name from Menville in Haute-Garonne, and also of Mainville 2.

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

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