My husband's family are Carter's but they have the name Manley used as a first name in 3 generations. The name Manley carried over to my son as a middle name, His son as a middle name and my great grandson as again a middle name. If any one is associated with the Carter's of mainly West Point Va. Can you PLEASE help me with the name Manley and also the name spelled different ways spread all over Va mostly Caroline County. The name is Ellet, Elliot, Elett, Elliott, Elliet. Supposedly born in 1769-1785. I found a Sarah Carter who Married a Ellet Herndon, they moved to Franklin County Indiana. They had a son Franklin Manley born 1816-1818, Lived in Caroline County VA Married Judy Batch and one of their children was John Wesley married Susan Thurston. Really need help on the Manley connection and the Ellet connection PLEASE help if any one reads this message board.