Caroline Waldo

8 April 1844–
Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Caroline

When Caroline Waldo was born on 8 April 1844, in Kenosha, Kenosha, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Royal B Waldo, was 43 and her mother, Almira Newcomb, was 42. She married Jacob E. Mann on 1 May 1866, in West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Schoharie, Schoharie, New York, United States in 1880 and Arlington, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1920.

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Jacob E. Mann
Caroline Waldo
Marriage: 1 May 1866
Frank Chester Mann
Joseph Merrill Mann

Spouse and Children

    Jacob E. Mann



1 May 1866
West Bend, Washington, Wisconsin, United States


    Frank Chester Mann


    Joseph Merrill Mann


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World Events (8)

1854 · The Creation of the Republican Party

Age 10

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim that the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 16

In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 39

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Waldie .2 German: habitational name for someone from any of several places in Pomerania and Brandenburg called Waldow.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carrie Mann, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Carrie Mann, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Carrie W Mann in household of Mary B Sprauge, "United States Census, 1910"

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