William A. Maner

Brief Life History of William A.

When William A. Maner was born in 1825, in South Carolina, United States, his father, Charles Maner, was 25 and his mother, Sarah, was 25. He married Phoebe Elizabeth Eppes in 1862, in Blanco, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Brazoria, Brazoria, Texas, United States in 1850 and Justice Precinct 4, Hays, Texas, United States in 1870. He died on 18 August 1893, in Spring Creek, Gillespie, Texas, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Spring Creek Cemetery, Harper, Gillespie, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William A. Maner
Phoebe Elizabeth Eppes
Marriage: 1862
Sarah Sallie Maner
Robert Maner
Mary Ann "Annie" Maner
William Thomas Maner
John Edgar Maner

Sources (8)

  • W A Maner, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Legacy NFS Source: William A. Maner - Church record: birth: 1830; South Carolina, United States
  • William S. Maner, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.


Historical Boundaries: 1828: Province of Texas, Mexico 1836: Brazoria, Republic of Texas 1845: Brazoria, Texas, United States


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning


variant of Mahner . This surname is very rare in Germany.

(Mäner): occupational name from Middle High German mener ‘cattle driver’. This surname is apparently no longer found in Germany.

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

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