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William Manchester
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Birth: Sep., 1829
Rensselaer County
New York, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1902
Bradford County
Pennsylvania, USA

William MANCHESTER was born in Rensselaer County, NY Sept. 14 1829, and died at his home in South Warren, Pa. Nov.23, 1902. When twenty-four years old he came to South Warren to live, working for some time in a flax mill then in operation. In 1857, he experienced religion and united with the Methodist and Episcopal church. He remained a member until called to his reward. For a number of years he served in the important position as class leader. He was a strong advocate of temperance, being for a number of years a staunch Prohibitionist. July 21st, 1858, he was united in marriage with Miss Adeline J. Dimon, by Rev. Edgar Sibley, one of the older Methodist ministers of Wyoming Conference. Two children were born to them, one dying while quite young, the other now the wife of George Lyons (Edith) of South Warren. Brother Manchester was of a family of ten children. Eight are yet living. We shall miss him from the church and community. Who will take his place that the ranks may be kept full?

Census of 1860 Warren, Bradford, PA
Wm Manchester 30
Julia Manchester 20
Milo Dimond 52
Parmelia Dimond 40
Harriet Dimond 16
Albertine Dimond 14
Raynsford Dimond 12
Daniel Dimond 11
Lucy Dimond 8
Frank Dimond 6

Census of 1880 Warren, Bradford, PA
Wm. Manchester 50 NY
Adaline Manchester 37 PA
Edith Manchester 18 PA

Census of 1900 Warren, Bradford, PA
George B Lyon 44
Edith A Lyon 38
Ina A Lyon 10
Scott W Lyon 8
William Manchester 70 father-in-law NY Sep 1829
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  Julia Adaline Manchester (1840 - 1888)
South Warren Cemetery
Warren Center
Bradford County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: LDR
Record added: Jan 29, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 47271965
William Manchester
Added by: LDR
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