Francis Asbury Manis

TO FRANK MANIS' PLACE

McMinn CO & later Roane CO, TN

Family Group of

Francis Asbury "Frank" Manis b 24 Mar 1832 Monroe CO, TN d 22 Mar 1907 [dates from obit in Hiwassee Baptist Association Minutes, 1907 researched by Marvin Stephens.]
(lived in Roane CO, TN in 1896; member of the Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church)
military service - Pvt., Company F, TN 3rd Inf Regt, (Vaughn's) CSA, Civil War
son of ?

m 9 Sep 1852 McMinn CO, TN by G. W. Wallis, JP, TO

Matilda Jane "Tilda" Manis b 3 Oct 1831 [calculated by Marvin Stephens from 1900 Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church minutes] Monroe CO, TN d 22 Apr 1900, aged 68 yrs 6 mos 19 dys "a worthy member of the church 54 yrs and member of Shiloh a little more than 2 yrs"
data from death certificates, censuses, marriage records, and tombstones
believed to be dau of
Ephraim Manis* & Anna Lovelace* of McMinn CO, TN

issue: (12 total with only 10 living per 1900 census)
1(M) William Riley "Bill" Manis b 7 Aug 1853 Roane CO, TN d 17 July 1935 Lenoir City, Loudon CO, TN buried Poplar Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Roane CO, TN
m 12 Feb 1878 McMinn CO, TN TO
Louisa Jane "Liza" Riddle b 18 Mar 1860 TN d 12 Apr 1914 Roane CO, TN Roane CO, TN buried Poplar Springs Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Roane CO, TN

2(M) Ephraim H. Manis b 19 Feb 1855 TN d 5 Sept 1927 Dayton, Rhea CO, TN buried Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery, Rhea CO, TN
m 9 Jan 1881 Loudon CO, TN TO
Sarah Elizabeth "Liz" Shoemaker b 25 Oct 1861 Roane CO, TN d 4 Feb 1944 [per dc; no death date on tombstone] Dayton, Rhea CO, TN buried Smyrna Baptist Church Cemetery, Rhea CO TN

3(F) Mary Ann Manis b 23 Dec 1855 TN [per tombstone] d 25 Oct 1930 buried Old Shiloh Baptist Church Cemetery, HWY 58, Roane CO, TN
m (1) 3 Mar 1879 McMinn CO, TN by B. F. Morgan, MG, TO
Harvey Presswood b d ca 1888 - 1891
m (2) 21 June 1892 Roane CO, TN TO
Frances Marion Gage b Jan 1831 TN d ca 1901 - 1909 buried Gage Family Cemetery, Roane CO, TN
military service - Pvt., Company G, 7th Regiment TN Mounted Infantry, USA, Civil War

4(F) Sarah Cordelia Manis b 8 Apr 1859 TN d 6 July 1899 buried Durham Cemetery, Roane CO, TN
m 4 Jul 1880 McMinn CO, TN by T. J. Latham, JP, TO
James William Riddle b 12 Jan 1859 TN d 23 Dec 1928 buried Durham Cemetery, Roane CO, TN

5(M) John F. Manis b 29 Mar 1861 Roane CO, TN d 17 June 1942 Eldon, Miller CO, MO buried Eldon Cemetery, Miller CO, MO
John F. Manis' death certificate
m (1) 12 Jan 1890 Roane CO, TN TO
Providence F. "Procey" Gage b 12 July 1859 d 31 Dec 1899 buried Rose-Fuller Cemetery, Roane CO, TN
[NOTE: 1900 minutes Hiwassee Baptist Association, Providence Manis joined Paint Rock Baptist Church June 1882, researched by Marvin Stephens]
m (2) TO
Nancy Ann Beeson b 16 Sep 1866 Miller CO, MO d 7 Aug 1957 Eldon, Miller CO, MO buried Eldon Cemetery, Miller CO, MO
Nancy Ann (Beeson) Manis' death certificate

6(F) Nancy Jane Manis b ca Aug 1864 TN d after 1930
m 13 May 1886 Roane CO, TN TO
William R. Hall b Dec 1865 TN d ca 1911 - 1919

7(M) James "Jim" Wilson Manis b 6 Jan 1866 McMinn CO, TN d 21 Mar 1937 Harriman, Roane CO, TN buried Rose Cemetery, Roane CO, TN
m 13 Sep 1888 Roane CO, TN TO
Mary Ann Loutisha "Mollie" Pope b 24 Dec 1867 Roane CO, TN d 14 Mar 1937 Kingston, Roane CO, TN buried Rose Cemetery, Roane CO, TN

8(M) Francis "Frank" Marion Manis b 8 Feb 1867 McMinn CO, TN d 27 Oct 1948 Lenoir City, Loudon CO, TN buried Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Roane CO, TN
m 14 July 1890 Roane CO, TN TO
Sarah "Sally" Isabell Rosenbaum b 17 Sept 1872 VA d 17 Mar 1955 Lenoir City, Loudon CO, TN buried Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery, Roane CO, TN

9(M) Joseph Hilton "Joe" Manis b 5 Feb 1873 McMinn CO, TN d 18 Dec 1950 Roane CO, TN buried Clark-Dry Fork Cemetery, Roane CO, TN
m 27 Dec 1899 Roane CO, TN TO
Cordia "Cordie" L. Dennis b 28 Apr 1884 TN d 15 Aug 1968 buried Clark-Dry Fork Cemetery, Roane CO, TN

10(M) George Washington Manis b 8 Apr 1875 Kingston, Roane CO, TN d 25 July 1963 Marion CO, OR
m (1) 20 Jan 1901 Roane CO, TN TO
Mollie Price b 1884 Kingston, Roane CO, TN d 6 Aug 1909 Erie, Roane CO, TN
m (2) ca 1921 - 1939 TO
Maryn _____ b d before 1940

11(F) Isabel Manis b ca 1877 TN d

12(F) Dollie E. Manis b ca Nov 1877 TN d 1911 buried Newcome Cemetery, Rockwood, Roane CO, TN
m 26 Oct 1901 Harriman, Roane CO, TN TO
Charlie McFarland Branam b 1872 d 21 Dec 1952 Harriman, Roane CO, TN

Many thanks to Cousins Ronald Gray, Marvin Stephens, and Margaret Lynn Owens for help with research on the Manis family above!

*great-great-great-great-grandparents of Sandra Ratledge

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