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Re: Two Patrick Manley's
Posted by: Kathleen Herron (ID *****6277) Date: March 28, 2012 at 12:25:26
In Reply to: Two Patrick Manley's by Mary Lou Reed of 94936

Your answer would be found in the local papers w/those dates of death from the cemeteries. Email a local library and schmooze them for help.

Another posting -- follow Mrgt's paper trail to see if her death cert/obit give a place of birth:

She died in 1896:

Name: Margaret McManus
Gender: Female
Age: 44
Birth Year: abt 1841
Birth Place: Ireland
Race: White
Residence: **********Bancroft, Cuming, Nebraska
Census Year: 1885
Enumeration District: 157
Neighbors: View others on page
Household Members: Name Age
Emily McManus 6
Margaret McManus 44
Margaret McManus 14
Matthew McManus 3 Months
Phillip McManus 39
Phillip McManus 3
Teresa McManus 9
William McManus 12

There must be connections with these Manleys:

Thomas Manley, sexton of Evergreen Cemetery, Menomonie, was born in county Fermanagh, Ireland, in 1836. He came to America when fifteen years of age. His parents, John and Mary Manley, resided in Ireland till their death. Mr. Manley first went to Galena, Illinois, where he began learning the trade of wagon-making. He came to Menomonie in September 1855, and was employed by K., S. & Co. During the war he was employed aboard a transport vessel for some time. He was married in Illlinois to Margaret Murphy, native of that State. Returned to Menomonie and went to work for the company again, by whom he has been employed most of the time since. Has been sexton of Evergreen Cemetery since 1877. They have four children, two sons and two daughters.

-- From "History of Northern Wisconsin, An Account of Its Settlement, Growth, Development and Resources; an Extensive Sketch of its Counties, Cities, Towns and Villages." Volume 1. Chicago: the Western Historical Company, A.T. Andreas, Proprietor, 1881, page 286


MANLY, James to the town of Vinegar Hill age 26 years, dated April 22, 1862, proved March 27, 1869

To my father Patrick MANLY all my real estate as long as he lives located the E 1/2 SE1/4 Sec 25 T29N R1W 4PM continaing 48 acres. After his death to my brother Michael MANLEY.

To my sister Margaret MANLY $100.

One horse to my father Patrick MANLEY and a second horse to my brother Michael MANLEY

Executor: father Patrick MANELY and brother Michael MANLEY

Witnesses: James WELDON of Galena, Timothy KENNEDY of Vinegar Hill (Page 218)

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