Martha Ada Manning

6 April 1891–16 July 1970 (Age 79)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Martha Ada

When Martha Ada Manning was born on 6 April 1891, in Mississippi, United States, her father, James Simpson Manning, was 34 and her mother, Mary Ann Pugh, was 29. She married Nick N Morgan on 1 November 1914, in Tippah, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Mississippi, Arkansas, United States in 1935 and Beat 2, Tippah, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 16 July 1970, at the age of 79, and was buried in Ripley, Tippah, Mississippi, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nick N Morgan
Martha Ada Manning
Marriage: 1 November 1914
Manuel Morgan
James Morgan

Spouse and Children

1 November 1914
Tippah, Mississippi, United States


    Manuel Morgan


    James Morgan


Parents and Siblings

    James Simpson Manning


    Mary Ann Pugh




    William F Manning


    Burnie Manning


    Burnie Manning


    Hezzie Manning



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

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.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 16

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 21

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Mann 1 and 2.2 Irish: adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic ÓMainnín ‘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 .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Martha A Morgan in household of Nicklas N Morgan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ada Morgan in household of Nick N Morgan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ada Maning in household of James S Maning, "United States Census, 1900"

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