"I'm looking for any records, pictures, dates, anything that can link the McManis family back to King Magnus. Why the name was changed would help also and who the first McManis in the United States was and how they arrived and when and where…"
"Kelsey Having checked the record of George McManis it was a typo in the index and the actual record has his name as McManus. Therefore Willam McManis was the only person with that spelling of McManis that I know came to Tasmania and I don't…"
"Kelsey, Following on to my previous message about William McManis, I can find no record under any spelling of him marrying dieing or having children in Tasmania, nor can I find a record of him leaving. If he went steerage there may be no record at…"
"William McManis - convict
I will start with Wiliam McManis as the later records have more details. I have looked up his convict records and found the following. William McManis was the son of John and Elizabeth McManis and was from Dublin.…"
"Kelsey, Will check out what I can find on the two McManis convicts. Because of their likely illiteracy it is quite possible that their names were spelt differently on other records. Also happy to suggest other sites in Australia you can search.
"Kelsey and Jennifer,
Initially I could not find anyone named McManis in Tasmanian birth, death or marriage records for the period prior to 1900. I have however found a George McManis sent to Tasmania (then Van Diemen's Land) as a convict in…"
I'm looking for any McManis that comes from a King Magnus. I would like to know why the name was changed, any records, pictures and the first McManis to come to the US. and any family history that could help.