Amanda Manville

Female1816–3 September 1880

Brief Life History of Amanda

When Amanda Manville was born in 1816, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Asa Manvel, was 47 and her mother, Eunice Hough, was 42. She lived in Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States in 1850. She died on 3 September 1880, in Phelps, Ontario, New York, United States, at the age of 64.

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Asa Manvel
Eunice Hough
Linus Manvel
Roxana Manville
Levi Manville
Sally Sarah Manville
Garry Manville
Bennet Manvel
Harriet Manville
Amanda Manville

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  • Amanda Manville in household of Lenni Manville, "United States Census, 1850"

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World Events (8)

1827 · Slavery Becomes Illegal in New York State

Age 11

During the years 1799 to 1827, New York went through a period of gradual emancipation. A Gradual Emancipation Law was passed in 1799 which freed slave children born after July 4, 1799. However, they were indentured until 25 years old for women and 28 years old for men. A law passed 1817 which freed slaves born before 1799, yet delayed their emancipation for ten years. All remaining slaves were freed in New York State on July 4, 1827.

1829 · Farmington Canal Opened

Age 13

Farmington Canal spans 2,476 acres, starting from New Haven, Connecticut, and on to Northampton, Massachusetts. The groundbreaking for the canal was in 1825 and opened in 1829.

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 20

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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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