Cornelius Henry Manges

20 January 1840–24 February 1890 (Age 50)
Adams, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Cornelius Henry

When Cornelius Henry Manges was born on 20 January 1840, in Adams, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, John Manges, was 28 and his mother, Margaret Lott, was 29. He married Adaline Miller on 8 January 1874. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Seneca Township, Seneca, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Scipio, Seneca, Ohio, United States in 1880. He died on 24 February 1890, in Ingham Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Dansville, Ingham, Michigan, United States.

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Cornelius Henry Manges
Adaline Miller
Marriage: 8 January 1874
Margaret Manges
John Manges
Lillie Manges

Spouse and Children

8 January 1874



    John Manges


    Lillie Manges


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World Events (8)


Age 6

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 7

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 14

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Name Meaning

1 Variant of German Menges .2 This name is also recorded in Britain in the late 19th century. It may be a variant of Scottish Menzies , of which the traditional pronunciation is Mingies.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry Mangas in household of John Mangas, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cornelius H Mangus in household of John Mangus, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Manges, "United States Census, 1880"

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