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John A. McManus, b. 1836

John A. McManus was born 20 July 1836 and died July 16, 1904. He was the son of Robert McManus and _____. According to family history, John's mother was born in County Down, Ireland. (N.B. The 1880 and 1900 censuses report that both of his parents were born in Pennsylvania.) He worked as a carpenter and builder, and was a fiddler. He settled along Little Mahoning Creek, and later built a house in Georgesville, Pennsylvania. He served two terms in Northern army in Civil War, worked in woods and on log rafts, and was known as "the Major." He married Margaret C. Hopkins between December 30, 1857 - December 30, 1858 in East Mahoning, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania. Margaret was born  21Jun 1841/3 and died 1913. According to the 1900 census, Margaret had had nine children, eight of whom were still living. Margaret (Hopkins) McManus was the daughter of William Hopkins and Mary Ann Shankle.

i. Silas J. McManus was born 23 May 1860 in Indiana Co., Pennsylvania and died 1932. He married Miriam Evangeline Hamilton before 1880.
ii.  R. George McManus was born 5 Dec 1863 in Indiana Co., Pennsylvania; died July 1971 in Indiana Co., Pennsylvania. He married (1) Alice Pennington in West Virginia; married (2) Mary Hopkins April 08, 1884 in DuBois, Pennsylvania
iii. Sharlott Carline 'Callie' McManus was born 4 Jul 1866 in Indiana Co., Pennsylvania and died in 1875, unmarried. She was accidentally shot by one of her Hopkins uncles.
iv.  Mary Hannah McManus was born 28 May 1868 in Indiana Co., Pennsylvania; died in June 24, 1939 in N. Mahoning Twp., Indiana Co., Pennsylvania. On 15 Apr 1892 at Marion Center, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania, she married Daniel "Joseph" Sloniger, born 1863/4. He died 1946. They had seven children.
a.  Bessie Ella Sloniger, was a daughter of Daniel and Mary (McManus) Sloniger. Bessie was born 21 Jul 1888 and died in 17 Oct 1960. She is buried in Center Hill, North Buffalo Twp., Armstrong Co., PA. She married Emmet McClure Bowser 13 Dec 1912.
i. Their daughter, Violet Lucille Bowser, married Kenneth Emmet Smith in Armstrong Co., Pennsylvania. They had at least one daughter, Doris Jean Smith. She married Robert Eugene Ortmann. Photo to the right of this text is Violet Lucille (Bowser) Smith.
 
  b. Blair Daniel Sloniger was born 3 Aug 1893 in Indiana and died in 1969. He married Pearl Beckstein and Erma Lewis.
  c. Lottie Bell Sloniger was born 1 Aug 1895 and died 9 Mar 1981. She married Clyde Barnett.
  d. Vernie Mae Sloniger was born 11 Jan 1898 and married Blair Beck.
  e. Edward Fredrick Sloniger was born 7 Aug 1900 and died 8 Mar 1950. He married Lenora McGregor.
  f. Laura Pearl Sloniger was born 14 Oct 1903 and married Robert Miller.
  g. Harry Chestley Sloniger was born 12 Feb 1906 and married Lolo Stivers.

v. 

Sarah Elizabeth "Agnes" McManus, was born 20 Aug 1870 in Indiana Co., Pennsylvania. She married (1) Henry Lowman. Sarah McManus married (2) 24 Dec 1899 Michael (Dykes) Holobaugh (Hollenbaugh, Hollobaugh). Michael (Dykes) Hollobaugh, died in a mining accident sometime between Jan 1902 and Oct 1902. Sarah also married (3) Clark W. Grates in 1910.
a. Homer Lowman.
b. Eva Lowman, b. Feb 1894
c. Maggie Eva Lowman, b. Aug 1897
d. Goldie Holobaugh was born 3 Sep 1899 at Big Run, and died 9 Feb 1900 in Georgeville.
e. Walter S. Holobaugh (md. Nell, then Annie Cousins).
  f. Ethel Holobaugh, md. Byers.
  g. Michael (Don) Hollobaugh (he went by Don) was born 2 Oct 1904 and died 3 Feb 1968. Don Hollobaugh married Grace Elizabeth Carney. Grace was born 25 Nov 1913 and died 17 Sep 1974. Children of Michael and Grace Hollobaugh included Donald Raymond Hollobaugh born 19 Jul 1932 died 8 Dec 1998; Margaret (Peg) Katheryn Hollobaugh, born 27 Jan 1934 and died Jan 2002; Georgia Loretta Hollobaugh, born 20 Jan 1936 and died 1 Mar 1975; William Leroy Hollobaugh; Alma Jane Hollobaugh; and Eva Carolyn Hollobaugh born 13 Mar 1947 and died at 8 months
  h. (twin) Dolly Holobaugh died as an infant.
vi. Emily J. McManus was born 27 Aug 1872 in Indiana Co., Pennsylvania; married Albert Schreckengost.
vii. David McManus was born 4 Nov 1874 in West Mahoning, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania; married (1) Margaret Brown; married (2) Stella Geiger.
viii. Wilbert or William McManus was born 1 Aug 1876 in West Mahoning, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania; married (1) Bertha Waugaman Buzzard.
ix. H. Merle McManus was born 21 Mar 1881 in East Mahoning, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania; ; died August 15, 1971 in Indiana, PA; married Araminta Crooks
   
Information on the family taken from:

1.  1880 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), West Mahoning, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania, Folio 320b. Family is listed as McManns.

2.  1900 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule), East Mahoning, Indiana Co., Pennsylvania, ED 53, Sheet 3b, Dwelling 61, Family 61. Family is headed by John McManus.


Children of John A McManus and Margaret (Hopkins) of Georgesville Pennsylvania.
Photo submitted by Ken Smith.

If you have information on these families, please contact:
 
Joyce Eich - eich-at-connecttime.net,
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Ken Smith - oxbower-at-alltel.net
 


Ancestors of John A. McManus
submitted by Joyce Eich

The father of John A. McManus was said to be Robert McManus, born 1810 in Indiana, Indiana Co., PA; died July 20, 1862 in Harrison Landing, James River, VA. He was the son of Andrew McManus and Mary Owen. He married (1) ______ , who was born in County Down, Ireland. Robert married (2) Margaret Bleakney.

Child of Robert McManus and _____ is:

  1. John A. McManus, born July 20, 1836 in Indiana Co., PA?; died July 16, 1904 in Georgeville, E. Mahoning Twp., Indiana Co., PA; married Margaret C. Hopkins Bet. December 30, 1857 - December 30, 1858 in E. Mahoning, Indiana Co., PA.

    Children of Robert McManus and Margaret Bleakney are:
     
  2. Jane McManus, born 1838 in Indiana Co., PA.
  3. Julie Ann McManus, born 1840 in Indiana Co., PA.
  4. James McManus, born July 10, 1847 in Indiana Co., PA.
  5. Jessie McManus, born November 08, 1849 in Indiana Co., PA.
  6. Ferguson McManus, born September 21, 1851 in Indiana Co., PA
  7. Andrew Harrison McManus, born November 05, 1856 in Indiana Co., PA.

The father of Robert McManus is said to be Andrew McManus, who was born 1782 in St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Cecil Co., MD; died 1862 in Washington Twp., Indiana Co., PA. He was the son of John McManus and Elizabeth _______. He married Mary Owen Bet. 1800 - 1830 in MD. Mary Owen, born 1782 in Wales, British Isles; died Bet. 1847 - 1882 in IA.

Children of Andrew McManus and Mary Owen are:

  1. Robert McManus, born 1810 in Indiana, Indiana Co., PA; died July 20, 1862 in Harrison Landing, James River, VA; married (1) Unknown; married (2) Margaret Bleakney April 10, 1834 in Indiana, Indiana Co., PA.
  2. Mary McManus, born 1811 in Indiana Co., PA; died Unknown.
  3. Eleanor McManus, born 1812 in Indiana Co., PA; died August 21, 1850 in Liberty Twp., Clark Co., Iowa; married (1) Jacob Baker; married (2) Jacob Baker.
  4. Morris Owen McManus, born December 16, 1814 in Indiana, Indiana Co., PA; died May 14, 1891; married (1) Lydia Ann King; married (2) Sarah Nugent November 06, 1834.
  5. Thomas McManus, born 1817 in Indiana Co., PA; died Unknown.
  6. Samuel McManus, born June 01, 1821 in PA; died Bet. May 31 - June 01, 1864 in Alexandria, VA; married Sarah Baker September 04, 1844 in Rayne, Indiana, PA.
  7. J. Alexander McManus, born 1824 in Indiana Co., PA; died Unknown; married Sarah Ann Unknown.
  8. Jane McManus, born 1828 in Indiana Co., PA; died Unknown.


The father of Andrew McManus was said to be John McManus, born 1760 in the Church (St. Stephens Episcopal, Cecil Co., MD?); died Unknown in MD? He was the son of 16. Unknown McManus and Elizabeth Campbell. He married Elizabeth Unknown.

Child of John McManus and Elizabeth Unknown is:

  1. Andrew McManus, born 1782 in St. Stephens Episcopal Church, Cecil Co., MD; died 1862 in Washington Twp., Indiana Co., PA; married Mary Owen Bet. 1800 - 1830 in MD?.
     

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