Evelyn Ella Manning

Female28 February 1927–18 September 2001

Brief Life History of Evelyn Ella

When Evelyn Ella Manning was born on 28 February 1927, in Oklahoma, United States, her father, James T Manning, was 30 and her mother, Agnes Ida Harper, was 26. She married John Wallace Foster on 24 February 1945. She lived in United States in 1949 and Fort Smith, Sebastian, Arkansas, United States in 1950. She died on 18 September 2001, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Spiro, Le Flore, Oklahoma, United States.

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John Wallace Foster
Evelyn Ella Manning
Marriage: 24 February 1945

Sources (5)

  • Evelyn E Foster, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Evelyn E Foster, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Evelyn Manning, "Oklahoma, School Records, 1895-1936"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 February 1945
  • Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

    1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

    Age 14

    Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 

    1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

    Age 20

    The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Cork and Kerry): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Mainnín ‘descendant of Mainnín’, probably an assimilated form of Mainchín, a diminutive of manach ‘monk’. This is the name of a chieftain family in Connacht. It is sometimes pronounced Ó Maingín and Anglicized as Mangan .

    English: from a Middle English survival of the Old English personal name Manning.

    North German and Dutch: habitational name from a farm so named, once in possession of a certain Manno (see Mann 2) and his kin.

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

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