|MANCHESTER, Luman Andrew
Luman married Mary Adeline UNKNOWN about 1865 in poss Montana. (Mary Adeline UNKNOWN was born in Nov 1843 in Missouri and died on 13 Nov 1912 in Alameda County, California.)
1 1850 US Census (District 24, Grant County, Wisconsin). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists David Manchester (age 59, b. NY), wife Jane [Rawlings] (age 44, b. KY) and children Ordelia (age 25, b. MO), Julia (age 23, b. MO), Simon [sp?] (age 21, b. MO), Olive (age 16, b. MO), Angeline (age 14, b. MO) and John (age 10, b. MO), living in Grant County, Wisconsin. David is listed as "farming."
2 1870 US Census (Reno, Washoe County, Nevada). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists L. Manchester [Luman] (age 42, b. MO), wife M.A. [Mary A.] (age 26, b. MO) and children Julia (age 3, b. Montana) and George (age 1, b. Jul 1869, NV), living in Reno, Nevada. Luman is listed as a "blacksmith."
3 1900 US Census (District 45, Township 2, Merced County, California). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Luman Manchester (age 72, b. Nov 1827, MO), wife Mary (age 56, b. Nov 1843, MO) and daughter Bessie (age 22, b. Mar 1878, CA), living in Merced County, California. Luman is listed as a "blacksmith," and indicates that his father was born in Rhode Island and his mother in Virginia. Mary indicates that her father was born in New York and her mother in England. The couple indicate that they have been married for 34 years, and have had 3 children, all living.
4 1880 US Census (District 43, Merced, Merced County, California). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Luman A. Manchester (age 52, b. MO), wife Mary A. (age 32, b. IL) and children Julia A. (age 13, b. MT), George P. (age 11, b. NV) and Jessie (age 2, b. CA), living in Merced, California. Luman is listed as a "blacksmith," and indicates that his father was born in New York and his mother in Virginia. Mary indicates that her father was born in New York and her mother in Illinois.
5 U.S. Civil War Pension Index. Surety: 4. Luman A. Manchester, Co. E, 2nd Massachusetts; widow Mary A. Manchester. Invalid: 9 Jul 1898; Widow: 1 Mar 1910. Place of application: California.
American Civil War Soldiers. Surety: 4. Name: Luman A Mancester
Residence: Lancaster, Wisconsin
Enlistment Date: 02 February 1863
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Union
State Served: Massachusetts
Unit Numbers: 851 851
Service Record: Promoted to Full Sergeant
Enlisted as a Private on 02 February 1863 at the age of 30
Enlisted in Company E, 2nd Cavalry Regiment Massachusetts on 05 February 1863.
POW on 13 July 1864 at Rockville, MD
Returned on 20 August 1864
Mustered out Company E, 2nd Cavalry Regiment Massachusetts on 20 July 1865 in Fairfax Court House, VA