Norma Olivia Manning

Brief Life History of Norma Olivia

When Norma Olivia Manning was born on 13 June 1912, in Pitt, North Carolina, United States, her father, Lenington M. “Linnie” Manning, was 37 and her mother, Emma Lou Kittrell, was 31. She married Luby James Griffin on 17 May 1930, in Carolina Township, Pitt, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Greenville Township, Pitt, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 7 February 1976, in Greenville, Pitt, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Ayden Cemetery, Ayden, Pitt, North Carolina, United States.

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Luby James Griffin
Norma Olivia Manning
Marriage: 17 May 1930
Clifton James Griffin
Myrtle Lynn Griffin
Luby Griffin

Sources (31)

  • Norma Mannoiz in household of L M Mannoiz, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Norma O Manning, "North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000"
  • Norma A Manning, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "

World Events (8)

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.


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.

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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