John E. Manbeck

8 February 1890–15 November 1956 (Age 66)
Solon Township, Kent, Michigan, United States

The Life of John E.

When John E. Manbeck was born on 8 February 1890, in Solon Township, Kent, Michigan, United States, his father, Morrison Manbeck, was 39 and his mother, Mahahla Mambeck, was 33. He lived in Algoma Township, Kent, Michigan, United States for about 20 years. He died on 15 November 1956, at the age of 66, and was buried in Cedar Springs, Kent, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Morrison Manbeck
Mahahla Mambeck
Franklin Manbeck
Caroline Manbeck
William Manbeck
Guy Manbeck
Mary Manbeck
Joseph Henry Manbeck
John E. Manbeck
Charles Manbeck
Bessie Manbeck

Parents and Siblings

    Morrison Manbeck


    Mahahla Mambeck




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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.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 13

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 18

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

German: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Manbeck, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Manlock in household of Morris Manlock, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Manbeck in household of Morris Manbeck, "United States Census, 1920"

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