James Atkinson Manter

12 November 1902–19 August 1987 (Age 84)
California, United States

The Life of James Atkinson

When James Atkinson Manter was born on 12 November 1902, in California, United States, his father, Albert Hiram Manter, was 28 and his mother, Mary Josephine Redeker, was 26. He married Sarah Elizabeth "Bessie" Manter about 1938. He lived in Honey Lake Judicial Township, Lassen, California, United States in 1940 and Red Bluff, Tehama, California, United States in 2001. He died on 19 August 1987, in Tehama, California, United States, at the age of 84.

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James Atkinson Manter
Sarah Elizabeth "Bessie" Manter
Marriage: about 1938

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    Sarah Elizabeth "Bessie" Manter


about 1938

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World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 4

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.

Age 25

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: probably a variant of Mander .

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

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Sources (3)

  • James A Manter, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • James A Manter in household of Lewis K Hodgen, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James A Manter, "United States Census, 1940"

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