Orson Moroni Manwill

6 March 1840–3 October 1925 (Age 85)
Springcreek Township, Miami, Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Orson Moroni

When Orson Moroni Manwill was born on 6 March 1840, in Springcreek Township, Miami, Ohio, United States, his father, John Wortley Manwill, was 48 and his mother, Martha Patty Tracy, was 32. He married Alice Crandall on 16 November 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 9 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and United States in 1880. He registered for military service in 1866. He died on 3 October 1925, in Koosharem, Sevier, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Koosharem Cemetery, Koosharem, Sevier, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orson Moroni Manwill
Alice Crandall
Marriage: 16 November 1863
Orson Albert Manwill
James William Manwill
Thadduis Richard Manwill
Charles Simeon Manwill
John Edward Manwill
Alice Dean Manwill
Mary Elizabeth Manwill
George Tracy Manwill
Sarah Estella Manwill
Franklin Monroe Manwill
Nellie Pearl Manwill
Clarence Andrew Manwill
Elden Lee Manwill

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 November 1863Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
    Age 20
    Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.
    Age 23
    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 (28)

    • Moroni Manwell in household of Jno Manwell, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Orson M. Manwill in entry for George Tracy Manwill, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Orson M Manwell, "United States Census, 1870"

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