|Birth: ||Jul., 1856, England|
|Death: ||Mar. 25, 1928|
Born in: Birmingham, West Midland, England
TARENTUM MAN, RESIDENT HERE 42 YEARS, DIES
One of Tarentum's best known older residents, Thomas Henry Manley, Sr., who has lived here for 42 years, died early Sunday morning, in his home, 304 Allegheny street. Mr. Manley, who had suffered a general Physical breakdown about six months ago, was in his seventy-third year at his death. Born in Birmingham, England, July 9, 1856, he was brought to Philadelphia, with his parents , at the age of five. He grew into manhood in this city and a few years after his marriage to Leilla Corson, they moved to Tarentum, in 1886. The family has lived here since. Mr. Manley was a glassworker by trade, but for 16 years prior to his retirement because of ill health about six age, he was employed at the West Penn Steel Plant. The widow Leilla Corson Manley; one son, Dr. Thos. H. Manley, Jr.; two sisters, Mrs. Thomas Cusac and Miss Mary Manley, both of Philadelphia; and six grandchildren survive. Mr. Manley was a member of St. Peter's R. C. church, of the Knights of the Maccabees, and of the glassworkers Beneficial Association. Requiem high mass will be held in St. Peter's R. C. church Tuesday morning at 9 o'clock, with the Rev. Fr. H. J. Duval in charge. Burial will follow in Mount Airy cemetery.
From: The Valley Daily News, Tarentum, Pennsylvania, on Monday November 26, 1928
Correction: The WWI Draft card for his son Thomas Jr. says that he was born August 2, 1887 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, meaning they moved to Tarentum after his sons birth in 1887. His wifes obit claims they moved from Phily in 1888.
Married: Alice Lillian Corson September 30, 1886 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Alice Lillian Corson Manley (1860 - 1954)
Thomas Henry Manley (1887 - 1950)*
Mount Airy Cemetery
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Record added: Feb 26, 2009
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