John Ellis Manning Dillman

Male25 November 1890–9 April 1979

Brief Life History of John Ellis

When John Ellis Manning Dillman was born on 25 November 1890, in Vienna Township, Genesee, Michigan, United States, his father, Thomas A. Manning, was 36 and his mother, Alma Alice Saxton, was 23. He married Freda Suzanna Alloway on 14 July 1922, in Pierce, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. He lived in Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, United States for about 5 years and Elk Plain Election Precinct, Pierce, Washington, United States in 1940. He died on 9 April 1979, in Bellevue, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Duvall, King, Washington, United States.

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John Ellis Manning Dillman
Freda Suzanna Alloway
Marriage: 14 July 1922
William Henry Dillman
John Edward Dillman
Walter Leroy Dillman
Donald Royal Dillman

Sources (18)

  • John Ellis Dillman in entry for Allway, "Washington, County Birth Registers, 1873-1965"
  • John E Dillman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • John E Dillman, "Washington, County Marriages, 1855-2008"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 July 1922Pierce, Washington, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

    Age 7

    The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 26

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    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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