Margaret Manning

16 October 1748–
Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Manning was born on 16 October 1748, in Charlestown, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Thomas Manning, was 26 and her mother, Sarah Wood, was 25.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Manning
1722–
Sarah Wood
1723–1797
Sarah Manning
1745–1777
Mary Manning
1747–
Margaret Manning
1748–
Thomas Manning, Jr
1750–1751

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World Events (8)

1776

Age 28

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776 · The Declaration to the King

Age 28

"""At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 33

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

1 English: patronymic from Mann 1 and 2.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic ÓMainnín ‘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 .

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

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  • Margaret Manning, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"
  • Margaret Manning, "Massachusetts, Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"

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