Manley S Torbert

6 May 1892–6 January 1985 (Age 92)
Andover, Day, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Manley S

When Manley S Torbert was born on 6 May 1892, in Andover, Day, South Dakota, United States, his father, Elsmore Elsworth Torbert, was 26 and his mother, Syvilla Elphretta Katherine Cunningham, was 20. He married Grethel Cooper on 3 July 1917, in Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Moorcroft, Crook, Wyoming Territory, United States in 1930 and Crook, Wyoming, United States in 1935. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 6 January 1985, in Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Sheridan Municipal Cemetery, Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States.

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Manley S Torbert
Grethel Cooper
Marriage: 3 July 1917
Hollis Cooper Torbert

Spouse and Children

3 July 1917
Newcastle, Weston, Wyoming, United States


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 12

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.

Age 28

Women got to vote first time in the state of Wyoming.

Name Meaning

Probably an altered form of English Torbett .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Manley Torbert, "South Dakota State Census, 1905"
  • Mauley S Torbert, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Manley S Torbert, "United States Census, 1940"

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