Gilbert Bates Mann

11 December 1804–8 August 1873 (Age 68)
Orford, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States

The Life Summary of Gilbert Bates

When Gilbert Bates Mann was born on 11 December 1804, in Orford, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, his father, Ira Mann, was 32 and his mother, Fanny Bailey, was 29. He married Almira Palmer on 29 March 1829, in Orford Congregational Church, Orford, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 8 August 1873, in Madison, Lenawee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Madison Center, Lenawee, Michigan, United States.

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Gilbert Bates Mann
Almira Palmer
Marriage: 29 March 1829
Marietta P. Mann
Clarissa Mann
Albert Mann
George S. Mann
Henry Mann

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    29 March 1829Orford Congregational Church, Orford, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    The Territory of Michigan was organized as an incorporated territory of the United States on June 30, 1805, with Detroit as the territorial capital.
    Age 4
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 21
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    Name Meaning

    English, German, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a fierce or strong man, or for a man contrasted with a boy, from Middle English, Middle High German man, German Mann ‘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 artificial.English and German: from the ancient Germanic personal name Manno, found in Old English as Mann or Manna. This originated either as a byname or else as a short form of a compound name containing the element man ‘man’, such as Hermann .English: habitational name from the Isle of Man.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Gilbert Mann, "United States Census, 1870"
    • G. B. Manning in entry for George S. Mann and Ada Bishop Arnold, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
    • Gilbert B. Mann, "Michigan, Deaths, 1867-1897"

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