The James Hoard McManus Family:Information about Samuel McManus
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Samuel McManus (b. March 16, 1780, d. May 26, 1857)Samuel McManus (son of James McManus and Rebecca Harrison) was born March 16, 1780 in ,,SC, and died May 26, 1857.He married Sarah Griffin on April 10, 1813 in Warren, Mississippi, daughter of James Griffin.
Notes for Samuel McManus:
Died26 Aug 1857 ?
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IGI - Married 10 April 1813 in Warren Mississippi - Sealed 4 May 1985 SE
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Samuel McManus and Sarah Griffin and Their Descendants in Eat Feliciana
by Ruth Macmurdo
Samuel McManus (b. March 16, 1780, in South Carolina; d. August 26, 1857,
McManus, Louisiana) and his wife, Sarah Griffin (b. April 21, 1793, in Georgia
or South Carolina; d. December 26, 1842,McManus, Louisiana) arrived in East
Feliciana Parish from Amite County, Mississippi in the 1820's. In 1827 Samuel
McManus bought Lot 5 in Square 4 in Jackson, Louisiana. In time, the family
acquired Talladega Plantation on red Creek, Midway between Jackson and Clinton.
Samuel and Sarah were accompanied by their three children: (1) Rebecca Ann
McManus (b. February 28, 1814, in Amite County; died September 1, 1834,
McManus, Louisiana); (2)Thomas Hugh McManus (b. October 7, 1815, in Amite
County; d. August 23, 1865, McManus, Louisiana); and (3) James ( b. 1818 in
Amite County; d. May 13, 1840, McManus, Louisiana.
The family soon became a part of the community. In 1829 Thomas Hugh attended
the College of Louisiana (later known as Centenary College) and Rebecca Ann was
tutored by Lucy Audubon that same year. In 1830 Sameul McManus was listed as a
contributor to the Presbyterian Church, the earliest known church in the Town
of Jackson. That same year he was a trustee when members accepted title to the
Church. In 1835 Samuel and his wife are listed as stockholders on the Clinton
and Port Hudson Railroad Company.
More About Samuel McManus:
Burial: McManus Cemetery, Talladega Plant., LA.
More About Samuel McManus and Sarah Griffin:
Marriage: April 10, 1813, Warren, Mississippi.
Sealed to spouse (LDS): May 04, 1985, SEATT.
Children of Samuel McManus and Sarah Griffin are:
- +Rebecca Ann McManus, b. February 28, 1814, ,Amite Co., MS, d. September 01, 1834, McManus, LA.
- +Thomas Hugh McManus, b. October 08, 1815, ,Amite Co, MS, d. May 28, 1865.
- James McManus, b. January 08, 1818, ,Amite Co., MS, d. May 13, 1840.