Note: [ralphroberts.ged] [919019.ged] !Frannie's book. ! Oilskin sheet of data written by Virginia Root when she went to Ohio to do some family research in the 1920's. "Nathan Mann was born in 1776 near Chester, Mass. Of English parentage on his father's side, while his auburn-haired mother was of French descent. His father, who was in the Revolutionary War, died when he was only six years of age. He, Nathan, had in his possession a vellum-bound trunk which contained his money and papers. This trunk is now in the possession of Nettie Daniels Root. The following year the Mann family and a young man named Orrin Percival who was murdered afterwards at Parkham, Ohio, imigrated to Ohio, traveling in two wagons and leading two cows and a saddle horse. Afger passing through the Mohawk Valley they skirted Lake Erie where there way was too often obstructed by driftwood and sand. In thirty-two days they arrived at Painesville, Ohio, then a very small village and in a few weeks purchased one hundred acres of timber land on Johnny Cake Ridge, south of Mentor. The staunchly built house that they erected passed after their death to their youngest daughter, Eunice Mann Daniels and was known as the Daniels' Homestead until 1887 when it was purchased by James R. Garfield and Joseph Rudolph. Nathan Mann died in the year 1828 and Eunice Mann on November 23d, 1842. They are laid at rest in the Mentor Cemetery. Chester, Mass vital records say that Nathan Mann was born October 19, 1766, the son of Nathan and Jane." !Death: MENTOR CEMETERY LAKE COUNTY, OHIO, Inscriptions copied 1928 by New Connecticut Chapter DAR Year 1958-1959, Painesville, OH, p.24. Indicated as being very indistinch. Age listed as 6?_ . !Birth: VITAL RECORDS OF CHESTER MASSACHUSETTS TO THE YEAR 1850, pub by New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, 1911., p. 68. !Will: Geauga Co., OH, will book B, p. 391 (291?), FHLC #0620250. Court of Common Pleas, on 13 day of March, 1829, the last will and testament of Nathan Mann, late of the township of Mentor in said county, was produced. Gives all of real estate to wife, Eunice Mann, during her natural life and also all personal property to be sold and disposed of by her as she deems proper. Gives and bequeaths to daughters Mary and Eunice all his property both real and personal after the decease of his wife , to be equally divided between them. Names son-in-law Amos Daniels to remain in possession of said real estate and improve the same as long as it may be agreeable to wife, Eunice. Appoints sons-in-law Enos Kingsley and Amos Daniels executors of the will. Will written 3 Nov 1828.
RootsWeb.com is NOT responsible for the content of the GEDCOMs uploaded through the WorldConnect Program. The creator of each GEDCOM is solely responsible for its content.