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Asahel Mann, b. May 17, 1802 - d. Sept. 18, 1895

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Asahel Mann, b. May 17, 1802 - d. Sept. 18, 1895

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Classification: Biography
Surnames: Mann, Gurnler, Pike, Howe, Spurlock, Williamson, Allsworth, Leighton, Simmons, Ashton, Granger, Reel, Scott, Bishop

ASAHEL MANN, born May 17, 1802 in Monroe county, Virginia - died Sept. 18, 1895 at the home of his son Asahel Mann, Jr.; married ELIZABETH GURNLER, born July 21, 1803 in Monroe county, Virginia -died May 16, 1891; married on December 1, 1825. Buried at Sidney.....Came to Fremont county in 1851, settling along the bluff road northwest of Hamburg (His house was in section 19,very near the section line dividing sections 19 and 30); his land pre-emption may be found in the records of the Kanesville Land Office, dated Feb. 15, 1853; his neighborhood was known as the "Mann Settlement". THUMBPRINTS shows his settlement on the map printed on the inside of the front cover. Later, this area was called "Spring Valley".

CHILDREN as far as known:
1. William, b. Jan. 18, 1824 - d. May 10, 1899; married (1) Isabella Pike, b. May 26, 1832 in Indiana - d. Sept. 9, 1861; married on ____ __, 1851. Buried at Sidney.
He served in the Civil War in the 4th Iowa Iowa Cavalry; soon after his second marriage to Amelia O. Howe in Fremont on July 5, 1866, he moved to Windsor, Missouri, twenty miles from Sedalia.

2. Granville, b. Sept. 10, 1826 in Monroe county, VA - d. May 15, 1886; married Martha M. Spurlock, b. Jan. 26, 1834 -d. Dec. 13, 1913; md. on Nov. 2, 1854 near Malvern, Iowa. She was the oldest daughter of Rev. Cyrus Spurlock. Lived 1 1/2 miles south of Thurman in section 12 township 69 range 43, but buried at Sidney....They were charter members of the Thurman Methodist Church, which was the first Methodist Church to be built in Fremont County.

3. Archibald, b. Sept. 4, 1828 in Monroe county, VA - d. Feb. 22, 1910 (Fremont county's cemetery book is incorrect in saying 1916); married Druscilla Ann Williamson, b. Feb. 29, 1936 - d. May 4, 1911; md. on Dec. 8, 1855. Buried at Sidney, although soon after marriage they were living south of Thurman near John Baylor.

4. Mary Jane, b. Dec. 7, 1830 in Lancaster county, Ohio - d. Jan. 25, 1867; married S. C. Allsworth, b. ____ __, ____ - d. ____ __, ____; married on May 12, 1859. Buried at Sidney. S. C. Allsworth married (2) Mary E.Leighton on Feb. 8, 1869.

5. Hiram, b. Aug. 18, 1833 in Hendricks county, Indiana - d. Oct. 25, 1855; married Senah Simmons, b. ca. 1834 in North Carolina - d. ____ __, ___; married on Jan. 2, 1855. His daughter Alice E. Mann was born in 1856.

6. John, b. Dec. 29, 1835 in Hendricks county, Indiana - d. ____ __, ____ in the Civil War.

7. James, b. Apr. 22, 1838 -d. Aug. 19, 1916; married Hannah Lucas, b. Nov. 23, 1844 in Jersey county, Illinois - d. Oct. 24, 1920; married on Oct. 9, 1862. Buried at Hamburg.....Her grandfather was Gov. Robert Lucas, first governor of the State of Iowa....They moved from Plum Hollow to Hamburg in 1867.....His obituary is posted here on Rootsweb.

8. Abner, b. Sept. 30, 1840 in Hendricks county, Indiana - d. Mar. 9, 1919; married (1)____________________, b. ____ __, ____ -d. ____ __, ____; md. on ____ __, ____.
He married (2) Mariah L. Ashton, b. _____ __, ca. 1846 - d. ____ __, ____; married on Feb. 10, 1887 at Hamburg; (His marriage records says he was living at Dallas, Colorado.) Daughter of George and Susan (Granger) Ashton....In 1916, he was living in Colorado.....QUESTION: Is this the A.G. Mann who Hiram F. Reel says was living at Grand Junction, CO, in 1892?

9. Asahel, b. Dec. 4, 1842 in Hendricks county, Indiana - d. Feb. 10, 1913 in Ogden, Utah; married Chloe Jane Scott, b. July 1, 1845 in Dubuque county, Iowa - d. Oct. 30, 1916; married on Dec. 11, 1866. He enlisted in the "Sear's Rangers" and later in Co. "A", 4th Iowa Cavalry. He was a State legislator at Des Moines 1907 - 1908....His obituary is posted here on Rootsweb.

10. Susan Elizabeth, b. August 28, 1849 in Hendricks county, Indiana d. ____ __, ____; married Columbus H. Bishop, b. ____ __, ____ -d. ____ __, ____; married on Ded. 23, 1877.....Lived in Oklahoma in 1916.
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