This Bible was brought to California from Elmira Heights, New York in 1952, where it had been in the possession of my Great Grandparents, Lee T. and Emma (Skinner) Manning, and my mother, Constance Manning Mecum. Lee Manning was the son of James and Mary Manning. Gwen M. Hunt
John Manning, Danby, Tompkins County, NY
John L. Manning was born in the town of Clinton, Duchess County, NY August 28, 1773. He moved to Danby, Tompkins County NY in 1824. He experienced religion in 1834 and joined the Methodist Church the same year. He was elected steward and performed the duties of the office six years till 1840 when he moved to the town of Candor, Tioga County. In 1841 he moved to North Danby. In 1848 he again moved to the town of Candor where he was chosen Class Leader and held the office five years. In 1862 he moved to South Danby.
Letty Manning was born in the town of Poughkeepsie, Duchess County, NY on September 1, 1788. She experienced religion in the town of Clinton, Duchess Co. In 1812 and joined the Presbyterian church the same year. She moved into Danby, Tompkins County in 1824 and joined the Methodist Church in 1834.
Jane Manning was born January 2, 1806
Charles Manning was born February 14, 1808
Mahitable Manning was born Nov. 2, 1810
Joseph Manning was born November 10, 1812
Anna Manning was born November 27, 1814
James Manning was born August 10, 1816
Harriet Manning was born March 8, 1818
Maria E. (Mary Eliza) Manning was born August 31, 1820
Charlotte Manning was born November 30, 1822
Susan V. Manning was born March 14, 1825
Letty Manning died January 12, 1861, aged 72 years, fourth months, and 12 days.
John and Letty Manning lived together 56 years, 10 months, 12 days.
Charles Manning died November 26, 1839
Anna V. Cain died October 19, 1845
Harriet Tobias died May 3, 1852
James Manning died in 1882, was 66 years old when he died.
Charlotte Nelson died March 9, 1852
Susan Manning died May 16, 1856
"Bible: The New Testament of our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ, Translated out of the Original Greek; and with the former translations diligently compared and revised, by the Special Command of King James I. of England. Philadelphia: Printed and published by Mathew Carey, No. 122, Market Street. 1812."