January 21, 2014

Grave Marker Found - Who Does it Belong To?

Thomas MacEntee of Geneabloggers, has a puzzle for all genealogists. You can read the details at 
Help us find the owner of this gravemarker

A gravemarker was found in Portland Oregon with the following names inscribed:
Francis Day Manin
1909 – 1974
Susan Manin Smith
1937 -
Teddy Templeton Jr.
1955 – 1975

Thomas would like help finding family so the gravemarker can be returned. If you want to help, leave your findings on Thomas' blog or here on Olive Tree Genealogy. 

Here's a bit of research I did:

Oregon, Death Index, 1898-2008
Name: Frances Day Manin
Age: 65
Birth Date: Jul 1909
Death Date: 22 Dec 1974
Death Place: Multnomah
Spouse: James
Certificate: 74-19821

In 1930 James and Francis Manin were living in North Kelly Butte, Multnomah, Oregon with 2 children - Susan Manin age 6 and Margaret Manin age 4

1 comment:

Gene Heesaker said...

What I have researched:

1940 US Federal Census - Multonomah, Oregon James Manin born Utah, Salesman/Advertising Dept, worked for newspaper. Frances, wife born Oregon along with daughters, Susan and Margaret.

1917-1918 WWI Selective Service System Draft Reg. Card: James Andrew Manin born 16 June 1899, Utah

Oregon Death Index 1903 - 1988 James Andrew Manin died Nov 1965, Multnomah, Oregon

Utah Birth and Christening, 1892-1941, Mannin born 16 June 1899 in Gunnison, Utah
Father: John Mannin
Mother: Sophia Mannin
Batch# C74590-1
Utah EASy
GS Film Number: 481653
Residence: Sanpete, Utah when he was born in 1899

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