Henry Zell Manning

Male1 August 1891–1 November 1951

Brief Life History of Henry Zell

When Henry Zell Manning was born on 1 August 1891, in Rockford, Coosa, Alabama, United States, his father, Enoch LaFayette Manning, was 39 and his mother, Martha Jeraldine DeRamus, was 34. He married Leora "Orah" Taylor on 1 December 1911, in Chilton, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Mignon, Talladega, Alabama, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 11 Sylacauga, Talladega, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 1 November 1951, in Sylacauga, Talladega, Alabama, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Sylacauga, Talladega, Alabama, United States.

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Henry Zell Manning
Leora "Orah" Taylor
Marriage: 1 December 1911
James Earl Manning
Vernie Eldora Manning
Arline Margie Manning

Sources (15)

  • Jell Mannin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • H. Z. Manning, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"
  • H Zell Manning, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 December 1911Chilton, Alabama, United States
  • Children (3)

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    Siblings (6)

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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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 7

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1907 · Not for profit elections

    Age 16

    The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

    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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