The parents of Joshua Manning 1782-1848) are shown by a number of family
trees as Jacob B. MANNING (1745-1819) and Sarah (Sally) LAWRENCE (1749-
1813) As outlined in the history of Delaware and Westminster Townships, vol. II: “..... after the American Revolution, Loyalists Jacob B. Manning Sr (d1819) and his first wife Sarah Lawrence (d1813) emigrated from Poughkeepsie, Dutchess Co., NY to Lower Canada with their nine
children”……….[.including] Joshua (1783-1848).”
Joshua’s death is recorded in the following references and his birth date can be extrapolated:
Fifth Concession (Derwent) Cemetery.
Westminster, Middlesex, Ontario
Sacred to the memory of
who died Aug. 26, 1848
aged 65 years 8 mo, 17 days,
Death Notices, The Christian Guardian 1836-1850
Rev. Donald A. McKenzie 1989.
Manning, Joshua was born in the U.S. and came to Canada with his parents when he was 8, settling at Odelltown, C. D. In 1834, he moved to Westminster twp. He died in the Manning settlement, Town-Line, Westminster, Aug. 26, 1848, age 66
Feb. 1849, p. 71. O
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