All of Vincent and Rachel's children grew up in Virginia. In 1856 when a lawsuit (Willam M. Bledsoe V Maness) forced some of the Maness family to move west to Kentucky and to change the spelling of their last name from Maness to Mainous or Mainus.
Vincent Maness, died in 1830 according to the Court records of the case cited above. His children are listed in that case. Rachel Hampton Maness remarried Reuben Pendelton about 10 years after Vincent's death in 1840 (in the records her last name is listed incorrectly as 'Minor'). "
He passed away after 1860.
↑ Citing this Record: "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:V5HC-HB8 : 21 September 2017), Hail Manis and Jane Bledsoe, 23 Nov 1833; citing Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, Marriage, p. , Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville and county clerk offices from various counties; FHL microfilm 1,572,805.
↑ Citing this Record: "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XHT2-YL6 : 13 September 2017), Hale Maness, Scott, Virginia, United States; citing p. 313, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 578; FHL microfilm 29,692.
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