Philomena Manning

15 May 1785–1 January 1825 (Age 39)
Brooklyn, Windham, Connecticut, United States

The Life of Philomena

When Philomena Manning was born on 15 May 1785, in Brooklyn, Windham, Connecticut, United States, her father, Joel Manning, was 29 and her mother, Abigail Bundy, was 26. She married Ezra Price about 1805, in Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons. She died on 1 January 1825, in her hometown, at the age of 39.

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Ezra Price
Philomena Manning
Marriage: about 1805
Rowland Price
Edmund Price
Alfred Price
Orrin Price
Daniel Price
George Price
Zalmon Price
Charles Henry Price
Nathan Price

Spouse and Children

about 1805
Connecticut, United States


    Rowland Price


    Edmund Price


    George Price


    Alfred Price


    Zalmon Price


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1788 · Connecticut Becomes the 5th State

Age 3

Connecticut became a state on January 9, 1788. In 1650, before it was a state, the boundary of Connecticut ran north from the westside of Greenwich Bay and the coast of the Pacific Ocean. During the 1600s, Westmoreland County was in Connecticut when the boundaries were changed Westmoreland County went to Pennsylvania.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 15

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 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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Sources (3)

  • Phylena in entry for Nathan Price and Hariet E. Lanouette, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
  • Price in entry for George Price, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Philloma Manning in entry for Charles H. Price, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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