Vera O Manchester

17 September 1901–22 July 1986 (Age 84)
Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Vera O

When Vera O Manchester was born on 17 September 1901, in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan, United States, her father, John Elliot Manchester, was 37 and her mother, Sarah Ridenour, was 28. She married Lewis Jacob Teets on 14 December 1933, in Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States. She lived in Boulder, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Valmont, Boulder, Colorado, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 July 1986, in Fort Collins, Larimer, Colorado, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Green Mountain Cemetery, Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States.

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Lewis Jacob Teets
Vera O Manchester
Marriage: 14 December 1933

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 December 1933Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1902 · So Much Farm Land
    Age 1
    A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
    1909 · Garden of the Gods Park
    Age 8
    In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.
    Age 26
    Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

    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 (7)

    • Vera I Manchester in household of John E Manchester, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Vera Manchester, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
    • Vera Irene Teets in entry for Lewis Jacob Teets, "Colorado, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1945"

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