David Manning

Male1742–12 March 1813

Brief Life History of David

When David Manning was born in 1742, in Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, British Colonial America, his father, Trustrum Manning, was 32 and his mother, Johanna Drake, was 37. He married Martha Manning about 1757, in Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. He died on 12 March 1813, in Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Stelton, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States.

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David Manning
Martha Manning
Marriage: about 1757
Jeremiah Manning
Hannah Titus Manning
Rachel Drake Manning
Catherine Fitz Randolph Manning
Sarah FitzRandolph Manning

Sources (6)

  • David Manning, "Find A Grave Index"
  • New Jersey, U.S., Abstract of Wills, 1670-1817
  • U.S., Find a Grave Index, 1600s-Current

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  • Marriage
    about 1757Piscataway, Middlesex, New Jersey, United States
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    World Events (6)


    Age 33

    "During the six-year Revolutionary war, more of the fights took place in New Jersey than any other colony. Over 296 engagements between opposing forces were recorded. One of the largest conflicts of the entire war took place between Morristown and Middlebrook, referred to as the ""Ten Crucial Days"" and remembered by the famous phrase ""the times that try men's souls"". The revolution won some of their most desperately needed victories during this time."


    Age 34

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 38

    "Sometimes referred to as the ""forgotten victory"", the Battle of Springfield was one of the last major battles fought in the north during the Revolutionary War. The British defeat effectively ended their ambitions to reclaim New Jersey. Washington praised the New Jersey Militia for their universal effort and great spirit"

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Cork and Kerry): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Mainnín ‘descendant of Mainnín’, probably an assimilated form of Mainchín, a diminutive of manach ‘monk’. This is the name of a chieftain family in Connacht. It is sometimes pronounced Ó Maingín and Anglicized as Mangan .

    English: from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Manning.

    North German and Dutch: habitational name from a farm so named, once in possession of a certain Manno (see Mann 2) and his kin.

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

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