Margaret Phariss

10 May 1800–15 September 1903 (Age 103)
Sevier, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Margaret

When Margaret Phariss was born on 10 May 1800, in Sevier, Tennessee, United States, her father, Samuel M Phariss Jr, was 29 and her mother, Catherine McNabb, was 20. She married Joseph Manning in 1816, in Sevierville, Sevier, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Buck Prairie Township, Lawrence, Missouri, United States in 1860. She died on 15 September 1903, in Lawrence, Missouri, United States, at the age of 103, and was buried in Zion Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Lawrence, Missouri, United States.

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Joseph Manning
Margaret Phariss
Marriage: 1816
William Pleasant Manning
Nancy Manning
George Washington Manning
James Ford Manning
Lavinia Manning
Samuel Robert Manning
James Pleasant Manning
Margaret Catherine Manning
Elizabeth Ann Manning
Joseph Samuel Robert Manning
William Manning

Spouse and Children

Sevierville, Sevier, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 3

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 3

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 29

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Farris .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margarett Manning in household of Joseph Manning, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Margarett Manning in household of Joseph Manning, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Joseph Manning, "United States Census, 1840"

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