William Manning

12 August 1801–28 January 1868 (Age 66)
New York City, New York County, New York, United States

The Life Summary of William

When William Manning was born on 12 August 1801, in New York City, New York County, New York, United States, his father, Daniel Manning, was 25 and his mother, Mary Burden, was 18. He married Isabella Sober in 1820, in Phelps, Phelps, Ontario, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Phelps, Phelps, Ontario, New York, United States in 1830 and Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850. He registered for military service in 1856. He died on 28 January 1868, in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Alpine, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Manning
Isabella Sober
Marriage: 1820
William Daniel Manning
Eliza Ann Manning
Hulda E Manning
Lyman Manning
Freeman Manning
Rachel Manning
Hyrum Manning
Theodore Manning

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1820Phelps, Phelps, Ontario, New York, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 2
    France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
    1803 · The U.S doubles in size
    Age 2
    The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 18
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    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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    History of William Manning and Isabella Sobers

    History of William Manning and Isabella Sobers In New York City on August 12th 1801, William Manning was born. The following February 21st Isabella Sobers was born in Newport, Orleans, Vermont to …

    Sources (23)

    • William Mann in household of William Fossels, "United States Census, 1850"
    • William Manning, "United States Census, 1830"
    • Wm Manning, "Utah, Territorial Militia Records, 1849-1877"

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