Hardaway Manson

Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States

The Life of Hardaway

When Hardaway Manson was born in 1766, in Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States, his father, Peter Manson, was 33 and his mother, Susannah Hardaway, was 26. He married Johanna Parham about 1799, in Dinwiddie, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States.

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Hardaway Manson
Johanna Parham
Marriage: about 1799

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about 1799
Dinwiddie, Dinwiddie, Virginia, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 10

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital

Age 14

On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 34

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (common in the Northern Isles): patronymic from the personal name Magnus .2 English: patronymic from the Middle English nickname or byname Mann .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Man 8.

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

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