Charles Howland Manley

29 March 1881–1953 (Age 71)
Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Charles Howland

When Charles Howland Manley was born on 29 March 1881, in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Sylvester Cooley Manley, was 34 and his mother, Hannah A. Brownell, was 34. He married Bessie F Blaisdell on 18 August 1906, in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. He lived in Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years. He died in 1953, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Howland Manley
Bessie F Blaisdell
Marriage: 18 August 1906

Spouse and Children

18 August 1906
Fall River, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Sylvester Cooley Manley


    Hannah A. Brownell




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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 19

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from places in Devon and Cheshire, named in Old English as ‘common wood or clearing’, from (ge)mǣne ‘common’, ‘shared’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. The surname is still chiefly found in the regions around these villages.2 English: nickname from Middle English mannly ‘manly’, ‘virile’, ‘brave’ (Old English mannlīc, originally ‘man-like’).3 Irish (County Cork): Anglicized form of Ó Máinle (and often pronounced Mauly), of unexplained origin. Compare Malley .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Charles H Manley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Charles H Manley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Charles H Manley in household of John G Blaisdell, "United States Census, 1910"

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