Pictures Courtest of Raymond Pointer, Jr.
John Manning Sr. was born in 1837 in Virginia and died in 1875 in Michigan. He was in the Civil War (USCT). He married Rebecca Elizabeth Guy. She was the daughter of James Guy and Francis Norman (Mecosta County). She was born in Athens County Ohio in 1852 and was also found living in Hocking County Ohio. She and John Manning were married on Dec. 24, 1868, in Hubbardston, Michigan. in 1868. She was born in 1845 in Michigan. John James Manning, Jr. son of John Manning, Sr. and Rebecca Elizabeth (Betsy) Guy (1873 - 1937) was born in Ionia, Michigan, and died in Hubbardston, Michigan in 1938. He married Letta Sawyer. Letta Sawyer was born September 3, 1882, and died in 1940 in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
John and Letta Manning are buried at Westside Cemetery in Hubbardston. Their children were Armentha Elizabeth (April 26, 1906 - 1940) and James Welcome Manning (January 29, 1916 - December 12, 1982), and Minnie "Rowena" Manning (1923-2008). Armentha Elizabeth married Percy Jacob Cotton, son of James Cotton and Leona Mahoney, and also died in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 1940. James Welcome died in Lansing, Michigan in 1982. They are both buried in West Side Cemetery - Hubbardston, Michigan. Rowena (Manning) Pointer married Raymond David Pointer. To this union was born one son, Raymond David Pointer (II). Rowena and died in 2008 in Big Rapids, Michigan, and is buried in The Stanwood Cemetery.
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