Biography of Francis P. Mannix
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Mannix, Francis P., was born in Ireland in 1842, and is a son of Patrick Mannix, who came to America in 1852, settling in Troy. He was in the employ of the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Railroad, for a while, and was in the railroad office in Fort Wayne, Ind., for a while; he returned and spent his last days with Francis P., where he died in 1874. Mrs. Mannix died in Ireland in 1847. Francis P. was reared in Troy and educated at St. Joseph's Academy, and in 1865 married Margaret, daughter of Dennis and Margaret Brennan, of Albany, by whom nine children have been born, of whom four are living; Genevieve, Catherine, John and Edward. Frank died in February, 1896, at the age of nineteen years. Mr. Mannix commenced the milk business in Greenbush in 1864, and in 1870 he bought 100 acres of land on which he erected a fine residence. He kept seventy cows for a while and now keeps about thirty five. He is a Democrat in politics and has been highway commissioner for about nine years.

From:
Landmarks of Rensselaer County
BY: George Baker Aaderson
Published By: D. Mason & Co. Publishers
Syracuse, NY 1897


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