Individual Details

Manford Byron Speedy

(March 18, 1838 - January 20, 1914)

Manford was born in 1838 Ohio, to William and Elizabeth Glenn Speedy. In 1856 Manford left Ohio and was in Shell Rock, Iowa. In 1864 he married Ann Eliza Coats and they had three children. Typhoid fever took Ann and the youngest daughter’s life around 1869. In 1874 Manford married Elizabeth Stewart and they had 5 children.The 1870 Agricultural Census shows  Manford’s farm production: 160 total acres, 120 acres tilled, 14 acres of grassland, 3/4 acre of potatoes, 3 acres of apple trees. He has 8 milk cows, produced 700 lbs of butter , 8 other cows, 4 calves dropped, 112 swine and 50 poultry -produced 250 dozen eggs for the year. 5 cord of wood were produced. In 1903 age 64, Manford gets a telephone, one of the first in the area.

Events

BirthMarch 18, 1838Island Creek, Jefferson, Ohio, United States
Census1850Island Creek, Jefferson, Ohio, United States
Census1856Butler, Iowa, United States
MarriageDecember 14, 1861Shell Rock, Iowa, United States - Ann Eliza Coats
Widow1869
Census1870Shell Rock, Iowa, United States
MarriageJuly 4, 1873Shell Rock, Iowa, United States - Elizabeth Margaret Stewart
Census1880Jefferson, Butler, Iowa, United States
Census1880Shell Rock, Iowa, United States
Census1895Jackson, Butler, Iowa, United States
Census1900West Point, Butler, Iowa, United States
Residence1901Waterloo, Black Hawk, Iowa, United States
ResidenceFebruary 11, 1903Allison, Butler, Iowa, United States
Census1905Allison, Butler, Iowa, United States
Widow1905
Census1910West Point, Butler, Iowa, United States
DeathJanuary 20, 1914Allison, Butler, Iowa, United States
BurialJanuary 22, 1914Allison Cemetery, Allison, Butler, Iowa, United States
OccupationLivestock buyer
OccupationFarmer
OccupationDrug and grocery store owner
OccupationSheriff - Butler, Iowa, United States
ReligionBaptist
OccupationTown officer - Shell Rock, Iowa, United States

Families

SpouseAnn Eliza Coats (1842 - 1869)
ChildEda Speedy (1861 - 1863)
ChildJulet Speedy (1865 - 1866)
ChildOscar Alexander Speedy (1867 - 1895)
ChildAnnette Constance Speedy (1868 - 1935)
SpouseElizabeth Margaret Stewart (1852 - 1905)
ChildEva F. Speedy (1874 - 1936)
ChildBlanche M. Speedy (1880 - 1884)
ChildEthel M. Speedy (1880 - 1939)
ChildHarve Clark Speedy (1883 - 1953)
ChildErnest Manford Speedy (1888 - 1954)
ChildArthur Glenn Speedy (1894 - 1894)
FatherWilliam Speedy (1789 - 1872)
MotherElizabeth Glenn (1794 - 1850)
SiblingThomas Speedy (1823 - 1900)
SiblingJohn Speedy (1825 - 1864)
SiblingClark Speedy (1831 - 1863)
SiblingWilliam Speedy (1835 - 1857)
SiblingJames Speedy (1827 - 1913)

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