William A. Manor
William A. Manor was born in Green Co., O., Dec.
17, 1846, and came to Floyd Co., Ind. in Oct. 1869. His father, John W.
Manor is still living, at the advanced age of 72 years. His mother, Margaret
A. (Scott) is also living, age 71. Our subject has been married twice.
He married first, Oct. 28, 1874, Louisa A. Curry, daughter of Thompson
and Mahala (Romine) Curry, now deceased and who was born Feb. 1854, at New
Albany, Ind. She passed away Dec. 1855. A son, William A. died July 21,
1885. He married secondly, Sept. 3, 1887, in Delaware Co., Ind., Harriet J.
Harmont who was born May 11, 1858, in Pickaway Co., O. Her parents, neither of whom are living,
were George B. and Annie M. (Baughman) Hermont. One child was the
issue of this union, Jennie Louise. Comrade Manor served with the
“Squirrel Hunters” when called out by Gov. Todd. He was engaged in farming and
was but 18 years of age when he entered the service of his assailed country; he
was enrolled in Xenia, O., Jan. 1865, as a private in Co. D, 186th
O.V.I., and was subsequently promoted to Corp.
Owing to the lateness of his enlistment, he was not called into active
service but did guard and garrison duty in Cleveland, Chattanooga and
Nashville. He was honorably discharged Sept. 25, 1865, at Nashville, Tenn. His
father served in the late War in Co. F, 154th O.V.I. A brother, David
served in the 150th O.V.I.
His grandfather, J.A. Scott served in the War of 1812. Geo. B.
and Robert, brothers of his present wife, also served. Comrade Manor is a
member of Sanderson Post, in which he is past Adjt. He is Supt. Of Depauw’s
Plate Glass Works and he is a resident of New Albany, Indiana.
From the book, Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen Vol. II
H.H. Hardesty, Publisher
N.Y., Toledo, Chicago
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