John Ferrington Manwill

2 December 1832–26 October 1922 (Age 89)
Oxford, Oxford, Maine, United States

The Life Summary of John Ferrington

When John Ferrington Manwill was born on 2 December 1832, in Oxford, Oxford, Maine, United States, his father, John Wortley Manwill, was 41 and his mother, Martha Patty Tracy, was 25. He married Emily Sophia Brown on 22 June 1856, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Cannonville, Garfield, Utah, United States in 1900 and Payson, Utah, Utah, United States in 1910. He registered for military service in 1857. He died on 26 October 1922, in Lake Shore, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Ferrington Manwill
Emily Sophia Brown
Marriage: 22 June 1856
Emily Elizabeth Manwill
Lydia Mariah Manwill
John Monroe Manwill
James Riley Manwill
Mary Ann Manwill
Virginia Louisiana Manwill
George Austin Manwill
Cynthia May Manwill
Samuel David Manwill
Melissa Manwill
Lillie Prinsetta Manwill
Sarah Amanda Manwill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    22 June 1856Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    1838 · The Aroostook War
    Age 6
    An international incident referred to as the Aroostook War or "Pork and Beans War". The conflict resulted as part of an international boundary dispute between the United States. Although several British soldiers were captured, nobody was killed during the war. In fact, local militia units did not engage in any significant combat. One of the most dramatic events was actually when two Canadian militia were injured by Black Bears.
    Age 31
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    Name Meaning

    English: very rare variant of Manwell .Americanized form of French Manuel .

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

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    Story Highlight

    Pioneer Ancestors of Libbie Elizabeth Manwill Brindley--who came to Utah across the Plaines between 1847-1868

    ----Milo Andrus Company: 1850---- Departure: 3 June 1850 Arrival: 30 August 1850 206 individuals and 51 wagons were in the company when it began its journey from the outfitting post at Kanesville, Io …

    Sources (75)

    • John Manwill, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Mr. John F Manwill, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940", Marriage 04 Jul 1890
    • John Manwell in entry for Rosina Tervort Manwell, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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