Lavinia Manhard

14 January 1838–19 July 1918 (Age 80)
Pittsburgh, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada

The Life Summary of Lavinia

When Lavinia Manhard was born on 14 January 1838, in Pittsburgh, Frontenac, Ontario, Canada, her father, William Trulove Manhard, was 39 and her mother, Jane Gates, was 35. She married Joseph Gurnsey Brown on 23 March 1857, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 3 daughters. She died on 19 July 1918, in Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Kanab City Cemetery, Kanab, Kane, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Gurnsey Brown
Lavinia Manhard
Marriage: 23 March 1857
John Franklin Brown
Edward M Brown
Edwin N Brown
Della Jane Brown
William Manhard Brown
Ellen Brown
Almon Harris Brown
Nellie Mabel Brown
David James Brown

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 March 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    Age 8
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 25
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1867 · Ontario Founded
    Age 29
    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

    Name Meaning

    South German byform and also an Americanized form of German Mannhardt (see Manhardt ). This form of the surname is also found in Czechia and Croatia.

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

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    Story Highlight

    Lovina Manhard Brown (1838-1918)

    Lovina Manhard was born 14 January 1838, North Crosby Township, Leeds County, Upper Canada, the daughter of William Manhard and Jane Gates. The family was with the Saints during their persecution in …

    Sources (22)

    • Vina Brown, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Lavina Manard in entry for Nellie Mabel Robinson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Lavina Brown, "United States Census, 1880"

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