Lucy M. Manville

Female11 September 1844–14 October 1938

Brief Life History of Lucy M.

When Lucy M. Manville was born on 11 September 1844, in Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Linus Manvel, was 45 and her mother, Diantha Sage, was 40. She married Robert Ansel Potter on 18 May 1869, in Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Bristol, Hartford, Connecticut, United States for about 40 years and Hartford, Connecticut, United States in 1920. She died on 14 October 1938, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Cedar Hill Cemetery, Wethersfield, Hartford, Connecticut, United States.

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Robert Ansel Potter
Lucy M. Manville
Marriage: 18 May 1869
Louise Manville Potter

Sources (15)

  • Lucy M Potter in household of Robert A Potter, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lucy M Manville, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Lucy Manville Potter, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 May 1869Great Barrington, Berkshire, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (4)

    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

    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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