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    • Mary Dorr Manny Tinker

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    • Mary Dorr married John H. Manny on February 1, 1852, and was widowed January 30, 1856. Mary oversaw the Manny Reaper Company and other properties in Rockford, Illinois. She was also involved in local charitable organizations. In 1870 Mary married...
    • John H. Manny

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    • John H. Manny manufactured reapers in Rockford, Illinois. In 1855 he was sued by Cyrus McCormick for patent infringement. Manny hired Abraham Lincoln, Peter Watson, and Edwin Stanton as attorneys and won the case just before he died in 1856.
    • Manny Mansion

    • Historic buildings;
    • Mary Dorr Manny purchased this home on South Main Street, Rockford, Illinois, from the Holland family in 1860. This property neighbored that of Tinker Swiss Cottage (built in 1865), separated by Kent Creek. The house was sold to the Illinois...
    • Historical Encyclopedia Of Illinois and history of Du Page County, Volume 1

    • Illinois -- History -- Encyclopedias ; DuPage County (Ill.) -- History ; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Biography; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Portraits; DuPage County (Ill.) -- Maps; Naperville (Ill.) -- History; Naperville (Ill.) -- Biography; Naperville...
    • Illinois is prominent in the early history of the West. Concise descriptions of places, historical facts, and biographies of living persons with close relations to the state. Illustrations include portraits, maps and buildings.
    • Reaper trial trophies

    • Awards; Farm equipment;
    • John H. Manny, inventor and owner of the Manny Reaper Company, Rockford, Illinois, often entered competitions with other manufacturers in the United States and Europe. He often returned to Rockford with silver plated trophy.
    • 1950-02 Watch Word February 1950

    • Clock and watch makers -- Illinois -- Elgin; Elgin (Ill.) -- History; Elgin National Watch Co.;
    • The February 1950 issue of the Watch Word, a magazine for and about the employees of the National Watch Company .
    • Reaper model

    • Farm equipment
    • Salesmen for reaper companies would travel across the country and use models to demonstrate the product. Robert Tinker worked as a salesman for the Manny Reaper Company when he arrived in Rockford, Illinois in 1856.
    • Abraham M. Manny

    • Illinois -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Regimental histories.; United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865; United States. Army. Infantry;
    • Resident, Rockford, IL; 146th IL Infantry; Sgt. Major, August 29, 1864; mustered out, July 8, 1865. Silver gel print.
    • Dick Brothers Brewery

    • Businesses; Breweries; Quincy, Illinois
    • Dick Brothers Brewery. Exterior view of automobile, identified as Yellow Peril, owned by August L. Manny Dick, son of Jacob Dick, in front of a home. Manny owned an earlier model, the second automobile in Quincy. George Stahl, Stahl Incubator,...
    • Dorr family record

    • Genealogy;
    • The Dorr family record shows typical symbolism of the Victorian era and lists birth, death & marriage dates for family members. Mary Dorr married John H. Manny in 1853. Manny died in 1856, and in 1870 she remarried, to Robert Tinker.

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