Fairy Blanche Manley

Brief Life History of Fairy Blanche

When Fairy Blanche Manley was born on 17 December 1899, in Calhoun, Illinois, United States, her father, James Alonzo Manley, was 26 and her mother, Margaret Eleanor Banker, was 21. She married Charles Dewey Sweetin from 31 December 1922 to 1 January 1926, in Greene, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States in 1935 and White Hall Township, Greene, Illinois, United States in 1940. She died on 27 October 1981, in Jacksonville, Morgan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in White Hall Cemetery, White Hall Township, Greene, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Dewey Sweetin
1898–1960
Fairy Blanche Manley
1899–1981
Marriage: from 31 December 1922 to 1 January 1926
Doris "Dora" Evelyn Sweentin
1918–2001
Elinor Mae Sweetin
1925–1998
Charles Dewey Sweetin Jr.
1927–1931

Sources (10)

  • Fairy Sweentin in household of Chas Sweentin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Fairy Blanche Manley Sweetin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Fairy Blanche Sweetin, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

1910 · Boy Scouts of America

When W. D. Boyce was visiting London, he encountered a boy that helped him find his destination. The boy refused the tip that Boyce offered to him and told him that he was just doing his daily good turn. Being inspired, Boyce incorporated the Boy Scouts of America to help teach young men how to have an attitude of service always. Since its foundation, The Boy Scouts of America has become one of the largest Scouting organizations in the United States. Around 110 million people have been participants at some time in their life. The BSA was established to help young people make better choices in life and showing selflessness by serving the community.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the places in Devon and Cheshire, named in Old English as ‘common wood or clearing’, from (ge)mǣne ‘common, shared’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The surname is still chiefly found in the regions around these villages.

English: nickname from Middle Englishmannly ‘manly, virile, brave’ (Old Englishmannlīc, originally ‘man-like’).

Irish (County Cork): Anglicized form of Ó Máinle (and often pronounced Mauly), of unexplained etymology. Compare Malley .

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

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