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Narcissus Leona Dunn Manly
Birth: Mar. 25, 1857
Caldwell Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Mar. 14, 1933
Kelly
Caldwell Parish
Louisiana, USA

Mrs. R. F. (sic R. H.) Manly was burned to death about two o'clock Tuesday morning when her home was destroyed by fire. She was 75 years old.

The residence was located in ward 3 just north of Critchett's Mill or Burlington. Mrs. Manly occupied the home alone.

According to Coroner S. H. Brown and Sheriff J. W. King, who were called to the scene, Mrs. Manly's body was found near the stove. Mrs. Kirkland, a daughter who resides nearby, states that she was awakened about two o'clock in the morning and saw her mother's home on fire, and thinking that her mother had undoubtedly escaped, went to arouse neighbors' nearby. But when they got to the scene of the blaze, the roof was falling in.

Mrs. Manly's husband died several years ago. The family moved to ward 3 many years ago from across the river at Riverton.

Besides Mrs. Kirkland, she is survived by another daughter, Mrs. Fred Childers who resides in Monroe and a son, Steve Manly, of Riverton.

Interment was made in the Columbia cemetery the following day.

Published in The Caldwell Watchman (Columbia, LA), March 1933 
 
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 Parents:
  John Dunn (1811 - 1893)
  Cloey Ann Strange Dunn (1822 - 1873)
 
 Spouse:
  Ross Holmes Manly (1855 - 1927)*
 
 Children:
  Stephen Homer Manly (1885 - 1958)*
  Lavenia Amelia Manly Kirkland (1888 - 1965)*
  Aaron Richard Manly (1890 - 1917)*
  Nannie Camille Manly Childers (1894 - 1950)*
 
 Siblings:
  David Franklin Dunn (1838 - 1921)*
  Nancy Jane Dunn Meredith (1845 - 1906)*
  Bendetta C. Dunn Brooks (1852 - 1950)*
  Fred Lafayette Dunn (1854 - 1937)*
  Narcissus Leona Dunn Manly (1857 - 1933)
  Steve H. Dunn (1858 - 1942)*
  Sarah Lucretia Dunn Beatty (1863 - 1924)*
  Cynthia Ann Dunn Cottingham (1865 - 1956)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
No grave marker
 
Burial:
Columbia Hill Cemetery
Columbia
Caldwell Parish
Louisiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Ron Manley
Originally Created by: Tombstoner & Family
Record added: Nov 18, 2004
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Narcissus Leona <i>Dunn</i> Manly
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