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Dr. John Manners

 
 
Dr. John Manners Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jean Bickal, April 2007
1. Dr. John Manners Marker
Inscription.
Born April 8, 1786, in Hunterdon County, N.J.
A graduate of the College of New Jersey (Princeton University), he studied at the University of Pennsylvania Medical Department (1812) under Dr. Benjamin Rush, signer of the Declaration of Independence. Later he studied law, with an eye toward politics. Upon passing the bar, he argued cases in New Jersey courts before the Supreme Court of the United States.
He was elected to the State Senate in 1850 and served as its president in 1852.
He was a friend and correspondent of Thomas Jefferson in scientific matters.
Died June 24, 1853, at his home in Clinton.
 
Erected 1992.
 
Location. 40° 13.19′ N, 74° 45.359′ W. Marker is in Trenton, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker can be reached from South Clinton Avenue. Touch for map. This marker is the seventh of seventeen markers on individual grave sites in Mercer Cemetery which is located on South Clinton Avenue between Magowan and Barlow Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Trenton NJ 08609, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Capt. James Olden Paxson (within shouting distance of this marker); Mercer Cemetery at Trenton (within
Dr. John Manners Marker image. Click for full size.
By Gary Nigh, circa March 2008
2. Dr. John Manners Marker
shouting distance of this marker); Ira Wells Wood (within shouting distance of this marker); William Borrow (within shouting distance of this marker); William Young (within shouting distance of this marker); Sgt. John P. Beech (within shouting distance of this marker); John O. Raum (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Hewitt (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Trenton.
 
More about this marker. This marker is toward the center of the cemetery.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,008 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 3, 2008, by Gary Nigh of Trenton, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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