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Archibald McManus was born in SC about 1785, the son of John McManus who died in 1838 in Edgefield County, SC. Archibald married Rebecca Osena Collins, daughter of Moses Collins and Hannah Willis about 1810 in Georgia. He came west to Mississippi through the Creek Lands with his wife and her father Moses Collins and his family in 1811. Archibald and Rebecca settled along the Pascagoula River in what is now Greene County/Jackson County area of Mississippi. Archibald served with the 17th Regiment from Jackson County in the War of 1812. He was a successful merchant in the area for several years with his store, McManus Mercantile, which was located in Jackson County. He served as a Justice of the Quorum Court in 1819. He also served as the first Postmaster for the now extinct Town of McManus, MS. He owned land in Jackson and Greene Counties. He was the District Attorney for Jackson County for a while and also served in the Mississippi State Legislature as a Representative of Greene County. He later moved to Hinds County, MS where he opened two stores, one in Raymond, MS and one in Clinton, MS. He died on September 21, 1841. His wife Rebecca, died 5 days later on September 26, 1841. Archibald and Rebecca were the parents of 3 children:

Elizabeth Ann - married Henry A. Vaughan
John Lewis - married Mary Ann McPherson Bradford
Sarah Henrietta - married Job Gilham Selph (Job was a master silversmith)

 




Account List for  McManus Mercantile

of McManus Post Office, Greene County, MS

for the period covering Feb.12, 1820 to Dec. 29, 1821


ABNER     John S.

ARD     Reuben

 

BALL     Edward

 

BALL     James

 

BALL     William

 

BARNARD     Robert

 

BLACK     Malcomb

 

BREELAND     Elisha

 

BREELAND    Samuel

 

BROWN     Harrison

 

BURNS     Joseph

 

BYRD     Elam

 

BYRD     George

 

BYRD     John

 

BYRD     Sherwood

 

CHATHAM   Claiborne

 

CHILDERS     Bartlett

 

CHILDERS     William

 

CLARK     Archibald

 

CLOUDYS     John

 

COCKRAM     Allen

 

COCKRAM     Burrell

 

COCKRAM     Henry

 

COCKRAM     William

 

COWART     Edward

 

COWART   Ezekial Jr.

 

COWART    Needham

 

COWART     Samuel

 

CROFT     Stephen

 

DAMERON     G.B.

 

DAMERON  George B.

 

DEARMON  Benjamin

 

DEARMON    Thomas

 

DEASE     John

 

DEBURK     James

 

DENNY     Walter

 

DICKERSON     Joseph

DWIRE     Daniel

EARONG     A.A.

ELLIOT     John

EUBANKS     Charles

EUBANKS     James

EUBANKS     John, Jr.

EUBANKS    John, Sr.

EUBANKS     Joseph

EUBANKS     William

EVANS     William

FAIRLEY     Duncan

FAIRLEY     Neil

FIGLEY     James

FINLEY     Duncan

FINLEY     Neil

FLORRY     Henry

FOUNTAIN     Henry

GARY     Robert

GEORGE     John

GOFF     Edmund

GRAVES     Jesse

GRAVES     Richard

GRESHAM  Benjamin

GRESHAM    Wheeler

GUNN  William (James)

HALL     John M.

HARGRAVES     Ben*

(*Free Negro)

HARRISON     John H.

HART     Hugh

HAVARD     Charles

HAVARD     Jeremiah

HAVARD     John

HAVEN     John

HENDERSON     Wm.

HODGE     Hezekiah

HOGAN     Cordell

HOLDER     Willis

HOLLAND     William

HOWELL     Caleb

HOWELL     Thomas

HUBBARD     Thomas

HUDSON     George

JOHNSON    Minor W.

LANDRUM    Meredith

LAWLER     John

LEE     Whitfield

LEE     William

LITTLE     John R.

LITTLE     Neil

LOCKHART     James

LYLE     David

LYLE     Maher

MASON     Benjamin

MATHESON     James

MCCALISTER   Archibald

MCCARTY     Robert

MCCARTY   Robert & Co.

MCCARY     Isaac

MCCASKILL     David

MCCASKILL     John

MCCASKILL  Kenneth

MCCLOUD     Peter

MCDUFFY     Allen

MCINNIS     Angus

MCINNIS     Daniel

MCINNIS     Neil

MCLEAN     John

MCLEAN     Thomas

MCMANUS    Thomas

MEASLES     David

MEASLES     Josiah

MERRITT     Obadiah

MILLER     William

MONTGOMERY     George

MOORE     Thomas R.

MOORE     William

MORRIS     I.I.H.

MORRISON     John

MURRAY     Joshua

NED   (a negro)  

NEILY     Wilkey

PIERCE     Joseph I.

RAILEY     Abram

RAILEY     Samuel

RAINEY     William

ROBERTS     James

ROBERTS     Axum

ROUSE     Burrell

ROUSE     Daniel

ROZAR     C.

RYAN     Felix

SEWELL     Pleasant

SIMPSON     Thomas

SMITH     Allen

SMITH     Dreadwell

SPILLIARDS   William

STOKES     Sterling

STONE     C.C.

SWEATMAN   William

TAYLOR     Malcomb

THOMPSON Archibald

TOPLEY     Ephraim

TURNER     Enoch

TURNER     John

TURNER     Mary

TURNER     William

VANCE     William

WARD     Daniel

WARD     Henry

WARD     Patrick

WARD     Tarleton

WILLIAMS     James

WILLIAMS     William

WILLIAMSON     Edward

WOODWARD     Elisha




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