Naomi McManus

10 December 1919–9 November 2007 (Age 87)
Holly Grove, Monroe, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Naomi

When Naomi McManus was born on 10 December 1919, in Holly Grove, Monroe, Arkansas, United States, her father, Willie Arthur McManus, was 32 and her mother, Jessie Monroe, was 24. She married Marvin Thomas Gerlach on 8 July 1942, in Holly Grove, Monroe, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Jackson Township, Monroe, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 9 November 2007, in Mississippi, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Holly Grove, Monroe, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marvin Thomas Gerlach
Naomi McManus
Marriage: 8 July 1942
Jessie Mae Gerlach
Charles Allen Gerlach Sr
Joseph Beall Gerlach

Spouse and Children

8 July 1942
Holly Grove, Monroe, Arkansas, United States


    Jessie Mae Gerlach



    Joseph Beall Gerlach


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1922 · The First Radio Station WOK Begins Broadcasting

Age 3

In 1922, Harvey C. Couch Sr. started WOK the first radio station in Arkansas. After a trip to Pittsburgh and the KDKA radio he came up with the idea for Workers of Killowatts (WOK). WOK had no commercials which was nice for the listeners.
1925 · B.B. King is Born

Age 6

B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 23

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Maghnuis, patronymic from a Gaelic form of the Scandinavian personal name Magnus . As an Irish name this is found chiefly in Roscommon and Fermanagh and is connected with the O’Connors or the Maguires; in Scotland it is connected with the Colquhouns.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Naomi Mcmanus in household of William Mcmanus, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Naomi Mcmanus in household of William A Mcmanus, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Naomi Gerlach in entry for Marvin Or Mugg Gerlach, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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