Thomas W. Manley

20 February 1854–after 1880 (Age 25)
Bath, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Thomas W.

When Thomas W. Manley was born on 20 February 1854, in Bath, Kentucky, United States, his father, Andrew Reid Manley, was 37 and his mother, Mary Peechy Warren, was 20. He had at least 1 daughter with Hannah Manley. He lived in Wyoming, Bath, Kentucky, United States in 1870 and Owingsville, Bath, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died after 1880, at the age of 27.

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Thomas W. Manley
Hannah Manley
Eliza Manley

Spouse and Children


    Hannah Manley




    Eliza Manley


Parents and Siblings

    Andrew Reid Manley


    Mary Peechy Warren




World Events (8)


Age 7

Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1861 · The Civil War Starts

Age 7

When the Civil War broke out Kentucky had said they would be neutral. As the war raged on though, Kentucky supplied around 86,000 troops to the North and half of that to the South. Fort Jefferson in western Kentucky was the first fort occupied by the Union forces
1862 · Battle of Perryville

Age 8

On October 8, 1862, the Battle of Perryville took place between the Army of Ohio and the Army of Mississippi. It was the bloodiest battle on Kentucky soil. The Union lost around four thousand people and the Confederates lost around three thousand people. This was about one fifth of those that fought.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from places in Devon and Cheshire, named in Old English as ‘common wood or clearing’, from (ge)mǣne ‘common’, ‘shared’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The surname is still chiefly found in the regions around these villages.2 English: nickname from Middle English mannly ‘manly’, ‘virile’, ‘brave’ (Old English mannlīc, originally ‘man-like’).3 Irish (County Cork): Anglicized form of Ó Máinle (and often pronounced Mauly), of unexplained origin. Compare Malley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Thomas Manley in household of Thomas Stephens, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas M Manly in household of Andrew R Manly, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Manley, "United States Census, 1880"

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