|John Gerald McManus|
212 North Third Street
|I am looking for ancestors of John James McManus in Ireland and the US, and of Bertha Bell Sherman.|
John James McManus born in County Cork, Ireland 1872
Parents: John R McManus & Bessie Terney, born in Ireland
Marriage of John Jame
married Bertha Bell Sherman b 1880 in Grinnell Iowa
married at Newton, IA in 1897.
emigrated to Michigan, US abt 1880 with older siblings Hugh, Kate and Mary.
They worked for General Motors in Michigan, moved to Iowa and were involved in the startup of the Maytag Company in Newton, IA.
Bertha Bell Sherman was daughter of John J Sherman, a newspaper editor in Davenport, IA and Ella Snell.