Maria Mann

22 February 1872–7 April 1964 (Age 92)
Lancaster, Lancaster, Erie, New York, United States

The Life of Maria

When Maria Mann was born on 22 February 1872, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Erie, New York, United States, her father, Thomas Mann, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth Helwig, was 23. She married John C McCuaig Jr. on 24 November 1890, in Gratiot, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Lancaster, Erie, New York, United States in 1875 and North Shade Township, Gratiot, Michigan, United States for about 30 years. She died on 7 April 1964, at the age of 92, and was buried in Carson City, Montcalm, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

John C McCuaig Jr.
Maria Mann
Marriage: 24 November 1890
Brick McQuaig
Mollie McCuaig
Midget McCuaig

Spouse and Children

    John C McCuaig Jr.



24 November 1890
Gratiot, Michigan, United States



    Mollie McCuaig


    Midget McCuaig


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Mann


    Elizabeth Helwig






    Martha Mann


    Emma Mann


    Catharine Mann


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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 3

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 7

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 24

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Maria Mann in household of Thomas Mann, "New York State Census, 1875"
  • Marie Mccuaig in household of John Mccuaig Jr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mariah Mann in household of Thomas Mann, "United States Census, 1880"

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