John Albert Manley

Male15 January 1854–10 July 1909

Brief Life History of John Albert

When John Albert Manley was born on 15 January 1854, in Greene, Illinois, United States, his father, William Rawlins Manley, was 23 and his mother, Rebecca Jane McBride, was 23. He married Nancy Jane Rickner on 10 February 1883, in Cherokee, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Pleasant View Township, Cherokee, Kansas, United States for about 20 years and Knoxville Township, Ray, Missouri, United States in 1900. He died on 10 July 1909, in Weir, Cherokee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Weir, Cherokee, Kansas, United States.

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John Albert Manley
Nancy Jane Rickner
Marriage: 10 February 1883
Katie Manley
Albert M. Manley
Estella Manley

Sources (12)

  • John A Manley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: John A. Manley - Published information: birth: 15 January 1854; Greene, Illinois, United States
  • John Manley, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 February 1883Cherokee, Kansas, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 1

    Historical Boundaries: 1855: McGee, Kansas Territory, United States* 1860: Cherokee, Kansas Territory, United States 1861: Cherokee, Kansas, United States *Renamed Cherokee in 1860


    Age 9

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

    Age 16

    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: habitational name from any of the places in Devon and Cheshire, named in Old English as ‘common wood or clearing’, from (ge)mǣne ‘common, shared’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The surname is still chiefly found in the regions around these villages.

    English: nickname from Middle Englishmannly ‘manly, virile, brave’ (Old Englishmannlīc, originally ‘man-like’).

    Irish (County Cork): Anglicized form of Ó Máinle (and often pronounced Mauly), of unexplained etymology. Compare Malley .

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

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