Emily Manville

FemaleNovember 1836–

Brief Life History of Emily

When Emily Manville was born in November 1836, in Connecticut, United States, her father, Garry Manville, was 29 and her mother, Philanda Gibson, was 30. She lived in Canaan, Litchfield, Connecticut, United States in 1850.

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Garry Manville
Philanda Gibson
Emily Manville
Mary Manville
Lewis C. Manville
Livia A. Manville

Sources (1)

  • Emily Manvill in household of Garry Manvill, "United States Census, 1850"

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Siblings (4)

World Events (8)


Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1848 · Slavery is Abolished

Age 12

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.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 31

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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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