|MANCHESTER, John Louis
Another name for John was Luman J.
John married Annie DALE about 1914 in California. (Annie DALE was born about 1895 in California.)
1 1900 US Census (District 72, Long Valley, Mendocino County, California). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists John Manchester (age 60, b. Sep 1840, MO), wife Alena (age 48, b. Jan 1852, IL) and children Addie (age 27, b. Nov 1873, CA), Irene V. (age 14, b. Oct 1886, CA) and Luman J. (age 8, b. Mar 1892, CA), living in Long Valley, California. John is listed as a "farmer," and indicates that his father was born in Missouri and his mother in Indiana [both erroneous, info probably provided by Alena]. Alena indicates that her father was born in New York and her mother in Ohio. The couple indicates that they have been married for 30 years, and have had 7 children, all living.
World War I Draft Records (Mendocino County, California). Surety: 2. J.L. Manchester
Residence: Fort Bragg, California
DOB: 31 Mar 1890
Place of Birth: Cahto, California, USA
Employer: farmer, self
Dependents: wife and child, 1 yr old
Asks for discharge from service "because of family."
Note: "Party says he intends to move to Ashland, Oregon to reside."
U.S. World War II Draft Registration (Ancestry.com). Surety: 4. Name: John Louis Manchester
Residence: 476 Besley St., Santa Rosa, Sonoma County, California
Place of Birth: Cahto, California
Date of Birth: 31 Mar 1890
Signature: J.L. Manchester
California Death Index, 1940-1997. Surety: 4. Name: John Louis Manchester
Birth Date: 31 Mar 1890
Death Date: 19 Jul 1959
Death Place: Sonoma
Mother's Maiden Name: Blair
Father's Surname: Manchester