Berkeley County West Virginia Biography of John G. MANOR


         John G. MANOR was born in Berkeley County, West Virginia, on January 2, 1808, the son of David (December 12, 1776-1835) and Jane (Clark) Manor (March 1, 1784-1876).

         On February 9, 1837, John G. Manor was married to Nancy Gardner, daughter of Elisha and Mary (Parsons) Gardner. Miss Gardner was born February 14, 1810, and died April 5, 1845. John and Nancy Manor had the following children: Charles W. Manor, October 23, 1837-?; David H. Manor, February 18, 1839-July 21, 1861; Elisha G. Manor, July 3, 1841-?; and Mary Jane Manor, June 24, 1844-January 3, 1847. Charles W. Manor and David H. Manor were both volunteers in the Confederate army during the Civil war. David was killed at the battle of Bull Run and Charles was wounded during the same battle, at the battle of the Wilderness, at Chickahominy, and at Cedar Creek.

         John G. Manor was a farmer and a miller and the merchant of a general store at Hedgesville, Berkeley County, West Virginia.

    Submitted by Marilyn Gouge and extracted from West Virginia Heritage Encyclopedia, Volume 3, a reprint of Hardesty's Historical and Geographical Encyclopedia Berkeley County, WV, Biographies List, 1884.

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