Tag Archives: Mary Elizabeth Manning

James Robert Mannin (1867-1937) – Second Great Grand Uncle

James Robert Mannin  (1867-1937) – Second Great Grand Uncle I don’t know much about my second great grandfather John William Manning. I thought I might learn more by researching his son, my great grandmother’s (Mary Elizabeth Manning Brown) half brother … Continue reading

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Memories of Sharon Huffman

Sharon Huffman (c 2009) [My first cousin, once removed, Sharon Marie (Larson) Huffman, recently passed away. Among her documents was one where she wrote of some of her memories regarding her grandparents, my great-grandparents Arthur Durwood and Mary Elizabeth (Manning) … Continue reading

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Mary Elizabeth Manning [Brown] (1878-1983)

By – Don Taylor We know that often as a person ages their birth date changes. Women often get younger during their adult years and then get older in their latter years.  Mary Elizabeth (Manning) Brown was just such a … Continue reading

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100 Years Ago – Arthur Durwood & Mary Elizabeth (Manning) BROWN

100 Years ago – Arthur Durwood Brown (1869-1928) & Mary Elizabeth Manning (1876-1983) Arthur Durwood & Mary Elizabeth Brown One hundred years ago, Arthur Durwood Brown was renting a home with his wife, Mary Elizabeth Manning Brown in Merkel Township, … Continue reading

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DNA, the X Chromosome & Minerva Tolliver Manning

For many years, I have been hearing the stories that my 3rd Great Grandmother, Minerva Tolliver Manning was “Full-Blooded Cherokee.” I’ve never believed it and have written about the possibility of Minerva being Native American a few times before. Please … Continue reading

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Letter of Delores Sarah Brown Pribbenow dated Letter – 4 April 2005.

Amanuensis Monday  Transcript of Letter from Delores Brown Pribbenow I find Facebook to be one of the absolute best resources I’ve ever used for research. A few months ago I was able to “friend” a first cousin once removed. “BLZ’s” … Continue reading

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Arthur Durwood Brown (1869-1928)

52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks – Week 41 – Arthur Durwood Brown (1869-1928) By – Don Taylor No Story Too Small Sometime you have an ancestor for whom you know there are a lot more stories about them. Arthur Durwood … Continue reading

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A favorite childhood memory – The steam car

The Steam Car – Motley, MN, circa 1962 A Childhood Memory I recently received a very nice story from a friend regarding her childhood. After reading it, I thanked her for sharing it because it was a really nice story. … Continue reading

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My DNA Projects – 1 October 2014

Where I am at with my various DNA Projects, October 1st, 2014. Ancestry.Com I was mightily disappointed when Ancestry quit support for their Y-DNA testing. I was surprised to see that my results and other information was still on Ancestry, … Continue reading

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