Josephine Marie Manchester

20 August 1864–1938 (Age 73)
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Josephine Marie

When Josephine Marie Manchester was born on 20 August 1864, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Joseph Manchester, was 56 and her mother, Eliza Harding Leonard, was 42. She married Andrew Foote Robinson on 18 October 1887, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Massachusetts, United States in 1870 and Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States for about 20 years. She died in 1938, at the age of 74, and was buried in Cambridge, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Foote Robinson
Josephine Marie Manchester
Marriage: 18 October 1887
James Francis Robinson
Roy J. Robinson
Ray Josephine Robinson
Pearl Marie Robinson
Dorothy Dudley Robinson

Spouse and Children

18 October 1887
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Manchester


    Eliza Harding Leonard





    Albert Green Manchester


    Henry Tompkins Manchester


    Isabella F Manchester


    Emma E Manchester


+1 More Child

World Events (8)


Age 1

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 1

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."

Age 22

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the city in northwestern England, formerly part of Lancashire. This is so called from Mamucio (an ancient British name containing the element mammā ‘breast’, and meaning ‘breastshaped hill’) + Old English ceaster ‘Roman fort or walled city’ (Latin castra ‘legionary camp’).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Josephine Manchester in household of Joseph Manchester, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Maria Manchester in household of Joseph Manchester, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Josephine M Robinson, "United States Census, 1930"

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