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James Manley 1845-1901

Born: ~1845 County Mayo, Ireland
Married: Catharine Clarke, 26 Dec 1864, St. Vincent de Paul Church, Scranton, PA
Occupation: Steelworker
Residence: 329 North Second Street, Allentown, Lehigh County, PA
Died: 12 Oct 1901
Burial: English Catholic Cemetery, Allentown

Parents:
Anthony Monnelly
Mary McNamara

Siblings:
John Manley

Children:
Mary b. 1867 in Scranton, PA, Baptism Sponsors: John Manley, Bridget Roach
Married: James Monaghan (Widowed by 1900)
Children: Winifred 1886, John 1886, James 1891, Catherine 1893, Edward 1896

John b. 1869 in Scranton, PA, Baptism Sponsors: Michael Coleman, Marie (Mary) Coleman
Married: Sarah ~1908, Lived in Danville, PA
No Children

Frank b. 1874 in Allentown, PA
Married: Julia McKeon, Lived in Danville, PA
Children: Mary 1901, Francis 1905, Sarah 1906, Margaret 1907, Alice 1910, John 1912, Leo 1914, Josephine 1915, Ruth 1917, Thomas 1918
1930: Frank Sr. 56 lived in Reading PA with daughters Ruth 12, Alice 20, and Alice's husband, Harry Sands
Francis Jr. 24 lived next door with wife Anna, son Thomas 8, and siblings John 18, Leo 17, and Josephine 15

Kate b. 1877 in Allentown, PA
3 years old on 1880 census. 1890 census destroyed. Not on 1900 census and not mentioned in father's 1901 obituary. Must have died young.

Timeline:
1870: 24 year-old James lived in Scranton's 12th Ward and worked at the Lackawanna Iron and Coal Company Rolling Mill with his brother John.
1880: 538 Railroad, Rolling Mill, Allentown PA
1887: 530 Railroad, Laborer, 534 Railroad, John Manley, Laborer, Allentown City Directory
1889: 534 Railroad, Puddler, Charles Manley, Helper, Allentown City Directory
1890: 15 Tilghman, Puddler, John Manley, Helper, Allentown City Directory
1900: 329 Second St. Day Laborer, Allentown PA

James' Obituary:
[The Allentown Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Monday, 14 Oct, 1901]
James Manley, a former puddler in the Allentown rolling mills, died on Saturday afternoon. He is survived by his wife, Catharine, and these children: Mrs. James Monaghan, John and Frank, of this city. A brother John resides at Scranton. Deceased resided at No. 329 North Second street. Burial, English Cemetery, Allentown.

Catharine's Obituary:
[The Allentown Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Monday, 3 Feb, 1908]
Catharine, widow of the late James Manley, died at her home, No. 329 North Second street, on Saturday evening, aged 63 years, after a lingering illness with a complication of diseases. Deceased was a native of County Mayo, Ireland, and came to this country forty years ago, since which time she has resided in this city. Three children, Mrs. Mary Manahan, of this city; John and Frank Manley, of Danville, survive, with eight grandchildren. Deceased was a devout member of the Church of the Immaculate Conception, in which requiem mass will be sung on Wednesday morning at 9.30 o’clock. Burial will be made in the English Catholic cemetery.