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Lewis Mansker (1801 - abt. 1844)

Lewis Mansker
Born in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married 24 Jun 1826 in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United Statesmap
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Died about in Cape Girardeau, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Dec 2016
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Lewis was born 14 Nov 1801 at Cape Girardeau, Missouri.[1]


  • The 1840[2] census shows his residence as Lorance, Cape Girardeau, Missouri.


Lewis married Jane on 24 Jun 1826 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.[3] Their children are:

  1. Margaret J.
  2. Sarah A.
  3. Jacob Lewis
  4. Fannie Caroline
  5. Mary Christina


Lewis received a liquor license 30 May 1823 in Cape Girardeau County, Missouri.


Lewis died 1844 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri.

"Lewis Mansker, since deceased, leaving the following heirs, to wit: Sarah Mansker, Jacob Mansker, Fanny C. Mansker, of who Jacob Row is guardian."[4]



A detailed will for which Lewis Mansker is an heir of George Mansker, is recorded with the Probate Court in Lawrence, Arkansas.[5]


  1. In a family bible belonging to Lucy Irene Jackson, Mansker, Walters has name listed as Lewis Mansker DOB 11/14/1801 son of John Mansker and Mary Shell
  2. "United States Census, 1840," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 15 August 2017), Lewis Mansker, Torance, Cape Girardeau, Missouri, United States; citing p. 269, NARA microfilm publication M704, (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.), roll 221; FHL microfilm 14,855.
  3. Missouri, Compiled Marriages, 1754-1850 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 1997.
  4. Mary Mansker's Slaves
  5. Probate Packets, Ca. 1820-1885; Author: Arkansas. Probate Court (Lawrence County); Probate Place: Lawrence, Arkansas

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