Lucy M. Manville

11 September 1844–14 October 1938 (Age 94)
Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Lucy M.

When Lucy M. Manville was born on 11 September 1844, in Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Linius Manville, was 45 and her mother, Diantha Sage, was 40. She married Robert A. Potter in 1866, in Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 30 years. She died on 14 October 1938, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Robert A. Potter
Lucy M. Manville
Marriage: 1866
Louise Manville Potter

Spouse and Children

Plymouth, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 2

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1848 · Slavery is Abolished

Age 4

In 1840, the American Anti-Slavery Society split and slavery started being outlawed in the state. In Canterbury, Connecticut, Prudence Crandall started a school for young African American girls. The people got mad and Crandall was taken to court. The case was lost and that was the beginning of many other cases that would be lost, but it was also the start of having slavery abolished.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 26

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Mandeville .2 French: habitational name from Menville in the Haute-Garonne.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucia M Mainville in household of Linus Mainville, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lucy Potter in household of Robert Potter, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucy M Potter in household of Robert A Potter, "United States Census, 1910"

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