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Edwin Henry "Ed" Manlove
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Birth: Apr. 25, 1855
Rushville
Schuyler County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jan. 8, 1888
Cherokee County
Kansas, USA

ED. H. MANLOVE, general merchant, born in Schuyler County, Ill., April 25, 1855, where he was raised and educated. In 1873, came to Kansas and located at Cherokee, where he was employed as a clerk for one year, and, in 1874, removed to Prescott, where he engaged in general merchandise under the firm name of Manlove Bros. He married at Marshfield, Mo., October 6, 1880, Miss Capitola Phoenix, of Wisconsin. They have one child - Clyde Edwin. Mr. Manlove is identified with the Republican party. (Information taken from Cutlers book on Kansas History).

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4. Bourbon County's Fulton Independent was a weekly newspaper. The first issue, dated August 8, 1884, was published on a Friday; beginning August 30, 1884, issues were published on Saturdays. A.W.Felter was Editor
Publisher.

Jan 21, 1888, pg 3 col 3

Died: [Further to the death of Ed. H. Manlove, above for Jan 14th] -Last week's Prescott Eagle contained the following tribute of respect to the memory of one of Prescott's foremost business men recently deceased: By the death of Ed H. Manlove, Prescott loses one of its best citizens. Though young-being only 32 years old-he was second to no one in the county, as a business man. He was scrupulously honest, strictly adhered to the theory, "that right will always triumph," and shaped all his business dealings according to this principle; abhorred deception in any form, and though his manner of frankness would sometimes appear a little too blunt, yet in the end would create respect. He possessed a public spirit, was generous and charitable to the worthy. He duly appreciated the enjoyments of life, and earnestly longed to live. But an All wise Providence saw fit to remove him from earth. He leaves his family well provided for in worldly goods, and still better an inheritance of a stainless name.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Nellie Flora Capitola Phenix Manlove (1864 - ____)
 
 Children:
  Clyde Manlove (1882 - 1902)*
  Caroline Capitola Manlove Pratt (1884 - 1961)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Prescott Cemetery
Prescott
Linn County
Kansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Dee Billings-Gonzales
Originally Created by: JARROTT P. COX
Record added: Mar 07, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 66595192
Edwin Henry Ed Manlove
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You lived long before I was born, but I have researched your life so much I feel that I know you well. Rest in peace, Edwin, you are loved and not forgotten.
- Dee Billings-Gonzales
 Added: Jun. 13, 2011
 
 
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