Eliza Jane Manson

22 September 1826–31 August 1903 (Age 76)
Venango, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Eliza Jane

When Eliza Jane Manson was born on 22 September 1826, in Venango, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Robert Manson, was 29 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Miller, was 21. She married William Cromwell Brown in 1842. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880 and Middlebury, Summit, Ohio, United States in 1900. She died on 31 August 1903, in Summit, Ohio, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Akron, Summit, Ohio, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Cromwell Brown
Eliza Jane Manson
Marriage: 1842
Robert Manson Brown
Jesse Joseph Brown
William Lester Brown
Lucy Jane Brown
John Merrit Brown
Mary Elizabeth Brown
Sarah 'Sadie' Maria Brown
Dama Margaret Brown

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Parents and Siblings

    Robert Manson


    Mary Elizabeth Miller





    Jesse Miller Manson


World Events (8)


Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 7

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 28

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish (common in the Northern Isles): patronymic from the personal name Magnus .2 English: patronymic from the Middle English nickname or byname Mann .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): patronymic from Man 8.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eliza J Brown in household of William Brown, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eliza J Brown in household of William Brown, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Eliza Manson in entry for Lewis V Manson and Mary Mann, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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