Full Name: Hilary Manning
Date of birth: October 20, 1821
Date of death: December 3, 1884
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||Counties in District
Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876
Butler / Freestone
Freestone, Limestone, Navarro
Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874
Butler / Freestone
Freestone, Leon, Robertson
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
- H. Manning, Butler, Freestone County, born in Alabama, farmer, age 51 in 1873 [born ca. 1822].
Directory of the Members of the Thirteenth Legislature of the State of Texas, 1873.
- Census of 1850 - Hillary Manning, Sumter, Sumter County, Alabama, age 28, born circa 1822 in Alabama, farmer, living in household with Catharine A. Manning, Edgar H. (age 1).
Census of 1860 - Hillary Manning, Butler, Freestone County, Texas, age 38, born circa 1822, farmer, living in household with Catharine A. Manning, Edgar H. (age 10), Yole C., and Charles (female).
Hillery Manning, marriage to Mary J. Gorman 4/30/1862 in Freestone County.
Census of 1870 - A. Manning, Fairfield, Freestone County, age 49, born circa 1821 in Alabama, farmer, living in household with Mary J. Manning.
Census of 1880 - H. Manning, Precinct 3, Freestone County, age 58, born circa 1822 in Alabama, farmer, spouse Mary J. Manning, daughter Mary.
Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
- Hillery Manning, birth date 10/20/1821, death date 12/3/1884, burial in Palestine City Cemetery, Palestine, Anderson County.
Find a Grave.
- Hilary Manning.
Members of the Texas Congress 1836-1845; Members of the Texas Legislature 1846-2004, 2005.
- Hillary Manning, "owner of a large plantation who operated one of the two Butler Soldiers homes," in "War Memorial Unveiled at Butler Sunday," The Fairfield Recorder, 9/9/1965, p. 1. "At the ceremony, state representative Jack Hawkins of Groesbeck gave the invocation."
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries).
- Report from Freestone County, in the vicinity of Butler: "Mr. Hillery Manning has erected quite a tasteful structure for a dwelling." State Gazette (Austin, Texas), 3/14/1857, p. 1, crediting Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.
Death notice, "Medical Necrology of 1884," Galveston Daily News, 1/1/1885, p. 5, crediting Abilene Library Consortium. "45. Dr. Hillary Manning of Palestine"
Obituary of Hillary Manning's daughter Mrs. E.W. Link (Mary Manning) mentions her "oldest brother, Dr. Edgar Manning, died before their move to Palestine. Dr. Manning [her father] died in Palestine at the Manning home Dec. 3, 1884, leaving his wife, his son Yale, by the former marriage, and little Mary to the care of God and his wife . . . "Palestine Daily Herald, 1/11/1915, p. 3 (section 2, p. 1), crediting Palestine Public Library.
Portal to Texas History (University of North Texas Libraries). January 1, 1885
January 11, 1915
March 14, 1857
- Historical marker, Butler Soldiers' Homes, Confederate States Army (C.S.A.), Butler, Freestone County, mentions Hillary Manning.
Texas Historic Sites Atlas (Texas Historical Commission).
- "We believe that the McDaniel and possibly the Hillery Manning family came with the William Thames Streety family along with others to this area. They came from Butler County, AL. The community of Butler, TX was named after Butle[r] Co. AL." Streety McDaniel Cemetery, Freestone County,
H. Manning, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
H. Manning, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
H. Manning, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
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