John le Mann Keeper of the Gate

about 1457–May 1528 (Age 71)
Braddock, Cornwall, England

The Life of John le

John le Mann Keeper of the Gate was born about 1457, in Braddock, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom as the son of Solomon Lyman. He married Johanna Cornwallis in 1479, in Braddock, Cornwall, England. He died in May 1528, in Canterbury, Kent, England, at the age of 71, and was buried in Canterbury, Kent, England.

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John le Mann Keeper of the Gate
Johanna Threthewey
Marriage: 1486
James Mann
John Thomas Mann
George Thomas Mann
Nicholas Mann
John Thomas Mann Mayor Of Poole
Annis Mann
Christopher le Mann
John Mann
Isabel Mann
Maud Mann
William Mann

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Braddock, Cornwall, England


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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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  • England, Select Norfolk Church of England Parish Registers, 1538-1900
  • U.S. and International Marriage Records, 1560-1900

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