Nancy Ann Manning

8 October 1805–26 April 1880 (Age 74)
St. Marys City, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of Nancy Ann

When Nancy Ann Manning was born on 8 October 1805, in St. Marys City, St. Mary's, Maryland, United States, her father, James Manning, was 32 and her mother, Elizabeth Riley, was 24. She married James Brown on 4 November 1823, in Perryville, Perry, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Lavaca, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 26 April 1880, in Yoakum, DeWitt, Texas, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Saint Marys Catholic Cemetery, Hallettsville, Lavaca, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Brown
Nancy Ann Manning
Marriage: 4 November 1823
Melinda Brown
Mariah Brown
Malinda Brown
Wilfred Brown
Mary Brown
Benedict Brown
Stephen Frank Brown
Mary Ann Brown
James M. Brown
Ann Elizabeth Brown
Bernard Brown

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 November 1823Perryville, Perry, Missouri, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 3
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    Age 7
    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 20
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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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    Sources (7)

    • Nancy Brown in household of J Brown, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Nancy Manning in entry for Annie E Dufner, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • Nancy Brown, "United States Census, 1860"

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