Elizabeth Manchester

14 April 1736–
Tiverton, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Manchester was born on 14 April 1736, in Tiverton, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, Thomas Manchester, was 31 and her mother, Elizabeth Jennings, was 31. She married Walter Cranston on 25 July 1768, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States.

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Walter Cranston
1735–
Elizabeth Manchester
1736–
Marriage: 25 July 1768

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
25 July 1768
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

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Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in northwestern England, formerly part of Lancashire. This is so called from Mamucio (an ancient British name containing the element mammā ‘breast’, and meaning ‘breastshaped hill’) + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).

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

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  • Elizabeth Manchester, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Elizabeth Manchester, "Rhode Island, Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • Elizabeth Manchester, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"

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