Gilbert Bates Mann

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

The Life 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
Henry Mann
Clarissa Mann
Albert Mann
George S. Mann

Spouse and Children

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


    Marietta P. Mann


    Albert Mann


    George S. Mann


    Henry Mann



Parents and Siblings


    Fanny Bailey




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World Events (8)


Age 4

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1808 · Concord Becomes the Capital

Age 4

In 1808, Concord became the capital of New Hampshire. It was originally the Penacook Plantation given to the state by the Massachusetts Bay Colony. 
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

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 (3)

  • Gilbert Mann, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Gilbert Man, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Gilbert B Mann in entry for Mr George S Mann, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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