James Mansur Sr

Male2 September 1744–13 January 1816

Brief Life History of James

When James Mansur Sr was born on 2 September 1744, in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, John Mansur II, was 38 and his mother, Hannah Lovejoy, was 34. He married Mary Harris on 28 March 1776. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Dracut, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. He registered for military service in 1775. He died on 13 January 1816, in Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Methuen, Essex, Massachusetts, United States.

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James Mansur Sr
Mary Harris
Marriage: 28 March 1776
Hannah Lovejoy Mansur
James Mansur Jr
Mary Mansur
Abigail Mansur
Elizabeth Mansur
Rhoda Mansur
Daniel Mansur
Eunice Mansur
John Harris Mansur

Sources (26)

  • James Mansur, "United States Census, 1810"
  • James Mansur, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • James Mansur, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    28 March 1776
  • Children (9)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 30

    Oldest Grave Seen in the Memorials List.


    Age 32

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

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 37

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Arabic/Muslim Aamer, Ahsan, Aly, Amera, Arzu, Ashfaque, Baber, Faruq, Hala, Hamed, Haris, Hossein.

    Arabic: from a personal name based on the Arabic word manṣūr ‘victorious, triumphant’ which is also part of compound names such as Manṣūr-ud-Dīn ‘victorious in religion’. This surname is found among both Muslims and Christians. Compare Mansoor , Mansor , Mansour , and Manzur 1.

    History: Al-Manṣūr Abu-Jaʿfar (c. 712–75) was the second of the Abbasid caliphs. He built the city of Baghdad in 762 and is considered the real founder of the Abbasid caliphate.

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

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