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H. Manning Hilary Manning
Full Name: Hilary Manning
Date of death: Deceased, date unknown

Terms of Service top
Chamber District Dates of Service Legislatures Party City/County Note Counties in District
H 9 Jan 13, 1874 - Apr 18, 1876 14th   Democrat Butler / Freestone   Freestone, Limestone, Navarro
H 18 Jan 14, 1873 - Jan 13, 1874 13th   Democrat Butler / Freestone   Freestone, Leon, Robertson
 
Biographical Notes and Resources top
Resolutions and Journal entries
  • H. Manning. House Journal. 13th R.S.
  • Other Resources
  • 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. FamilySearch. 1850 1860 1870 1880 Texas Marriages, 1837-1973
  • Possibly Hillery Manning, birth date 10/20/1821 in Butler County, Alabama, death date 12/3/1884 in Palestine, Anderson County, spouse Mary Jane Gorman Manning. Family history, interment in Palestine City Cemetery, 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, "45. Dr. Hillary Manning, of Palestine, Anderson county, died December 3, 1884 . . . " "Medical Necrology of 1884," physicians who died in Texas in 1884, Galveston Daily News, 1/1/1885, p. 5, crediting Abilene Library Consortium.
    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).
  • Mrs. Catherine Manning (birth date 4/3/1825, death date 6/4/1861) and Edgar Manning (birth date 12/21/1834, death date 12/21/1874), interment in Streety McDaniel Cemetery, Freestone County. "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." TXGenWeb Project.
  • Photographs
  • Photograph. H. Manning, 14th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Photograph. Hilary Manning, 13th Legislature, DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection.
  • Photograph. Hilary Manning, 13th Legislature, State Preservation Board
  • Composite Photographs on Display in the Capitol
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 13th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • 14th session composite photo of Senate and House members (Ground floor elevator vestibule, east wall. GW.V3). State Preservation Board.
  • Pictorial Monogram of the State Government of Texas 1873 (DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection). DeGolyer Library, SMU, Lawrence T. Jones III Collection..
  • Committee Informationtop
    14th R.S. - 1874
    Claims and Accounts  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Election Contest, Petition of S.Y. Smith of Walker County, James V. Lea  
    Penitentiary  
    Printing and Contingent Expenses  
    Sam Houston Monument  
    13th R.S. - 1873
    Apportionment  
    Commerce and Manufactures  
    Contingent Expenses of 13th Legislature, Examine Accounts  
    Counties and County Boundaries  
    Roads, Bridges and Ferries  
     

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