Rachel Mann

April 1794–1 August 1857 (Age 63)
Grantham, St. Catharines, Niagara, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Rachel

When Rachel Mann was born in April 1794, in Grantham, St. Catharines, Niagara, Ontario, Canada, her father, William Mann, was 39 and her mother, Esther Shipman, was 37. She married William Kipp in 1818, in Lincoln, Niagara, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She died on 1 August 1857, at the age of 63.

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William Kipp
Rachel Mann
Marriage: 1818
John Kipp
Esther Kipp
Lydia Ann Kipp
William Kipp
Henry Kipp
Chauncy Kipp
Thomas Henry Kipp
Hiram Wilson Kipp
Jane Kipp
Mary Anne Kipp

Spouse and Children

Lincoln, Niagara, Ontario, Canada


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Name Meaning

1 English, German, Dutch (De Mann), and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a fierce or strong man, or for a man contrasted with a boy, from Middle English, Middle High German, Middle Dutch man. In some cases it may have arisen as an occupational name for a servant, from the medieval use of the term to describe a person of inferior social status. The Jewish surname can be ornamental.2 English and German: from a Germanic personal name, found in Old English as Manna. This originated either as a byname or else as a short form of a compound name containing this element, such as Hermann .3 Jewish (Ashkenazic): from the Yiddish male personal name Man (cognate with 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • Rachel in entry for Chancy Kipp and Sarah J Lam, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Mary Mann in entry for Chauncey Kipp, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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