Name: John MANLEY
Given Name: John
Change Date: 29 NOV 2015
Note: John was a pitcher for the Lilly baseball club, leading the team and holding team meetings on the boat.
Birth: 5 APR 1862 in WV
Census: JUN 1870 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Census: JUN 1880 Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Note: He was a clerk in a store, likely the family's grocery store.
Death: of of exposure 16 JAN 1892 in Bellaire, Belmont Co., OH
Note: Late at night in an intoxicated state, John fell into the water near the wharf boat, where he worked and often stayed. When found at 9 am the next morning his clothes were frozen stiff, and, he died shortly thereafter.
Event: the Wheeling Register
Obituary 17 JAN 1892
Note: The story of his death was published by newspapers nationally with some erroneous details about the circumstances.
Father: Peter MANLEY b: 1821 in Ireland
Mother: Mary O'MALEY b: ABT 1825 in Ireland