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John Manning (1615 - 1672)

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John Manning
Born in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, , Englandmap
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Norfolk, Virginiamap
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Died in Norfolk, Colony of Virginiamap
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John (Johannes) Manning (b. 12-17-1615, d. 1672, m. 1636) born in Cambridge, England and came to Norfolk, VA in 1635 at the age of 20 with his brother, Thomas, aboard the GLOBE from the port of London.

The James Register of Ships recorded that John Manning went to Virginia on the Ship, Globe of London, in 1635. He was granted 200 acres of land in 1648 for bringing four new settlers to the colony. John and Lydia were married in Norfolk in 1636.

In 1669 record is found of John and Lydia Manning living on the Eastern Branch of the Elizabeth River in Norfolk County, VA. On April 15, 1651, John Manning was appointed constable for Southern Branch, Lower Norfolk County.

He died in Norfolk County, VA.m. Lydia Richardson (b. 1617, d. 1700) born in Virginia and died in Norfolk County, Virginia at age 83; married Edward Norrington after John Manning's death.[1]


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  • Mary Manning Hodges (b. 1637, d. after 1736) - m. Roger Hodges (b. 1637, d. 1716)
  • Margaret Manning Taylor (b. 1639, d. between 4-5-1679 and 8-15-1679, m. 1655) - m. Richard Taylor (b. 1639, d. 1679) ]


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On 27 Mar 2017 at 16:44 GMT James Evans wrote:

Manning-3980 and Manning-47 appear to represent the same person because: Clear duplicate. Please consider merging.

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