Ophelia Mann

13 October 1879–23 July 1948 (Age 68)
Ingham, Michigan, United States

The Life of Ophelia

When Ophelia Mann was born on 13 October 1879, in Ingham, Michigan, United States, her father, Wilbur Mann, was 23 and her mother, Julia Etta Moe, was 24. She married Charles Henry Kaywood on 16 March 1898, in Dansville, Ingham, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Ingham Township, Ingham, Michigan, United States for about 40 years and Dansville, Ingham, Michigan, United States in 1930. She died on 23 July 1948, in Ypsilanti, Washtenaw, Michigan, United States, at the age of 68.

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Family Time Line

Charles Henry Kaywood
Ophelia Mann
Marriage: 16 March 1898
Ezetta Ondine Kaywood
Leota Alice Kaywood

Spouse and Children

16 March 1898
Dansville, Ingham, Michigan, United States


    Ezetta Ondine Kaywood


    Leota Alice Kaywood


Parents and Siblings

    Wilbur Mann


    Julia Etta Moe





    Daisy Mann


    Orma Mann



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1881 · Hudson's

Age 2

Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 19

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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)

  • Orphelia Mann in household of Wilbur Mann, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Orphealia Kaywood in household of Charlie Kaywood, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Orphelia Kaywood in household of Charles H Kaywood, "United States Census, 1910"

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