When Stella Fanny Manley was born in March 1897, in Hamburg, Calhoun, Illinois, United States, her father, James Alonzo Manley, was 23 and her mother, Margaret Eleanor Banker, was 19. She lived in Kampsville, Calhoun, Illinois, United States in 1900 and White Hall, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died in 1913, at the age of 16, and was buried in White Hall Cemetery, White Hall Township, Greene, Illinois, United States.
English: habitational name from any of the 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.
English: nickname from Middle Englishmannly ‘manly, virile, brave’ (Old Englishmannlīc, originally ‘man-like’).
Irish (County Cork): Anglicized form of Ó Máinle (and often pronounced Mauly), of unexplained etymology. Compare Malley .
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