Moses Mann

Gallatin, Daviess Co., Missouri

[Moses Mann]


Moses Mann was a farmer and stockman in Harrison Township, Daviess Co., Missouri. He was
born July 13, 1864 in Marion Township, Daviess Co. , a son of Capt. Milton Mann and Julia Ann Luck Mann
both natives of Kentucky.

Capt. Milton Mann was born October 10, 1829 in Taylor Co., Kentucky, and was a son of William and Rhoda (Tungat)
Mann, natives of Kentucky and Tennessee. William Mann died in Kentucky and his widow lived with her
son, Capt. Mann, in Daviess Co., Missouri until her death.

In 1850, Capt. Mann was married to Julia Ann Luck who was born August 22, 1828 in Kentucky and died
January 9, 1908.

In 1853, Capt. Mann, father of Moses Mann, left Kentucky and settled near Civil Bend, Marion Township.
Capt. Mann and his wife made their home near Civil Bend from November 1853 to March 1865 when they
moved to Harrison Township where Capt. Mann died February 18, 1912.

Capt. and Mrs. Mann were the parents of nine children: George W., David, Susan Mary, John W., Martha
who married Samuel Cunningham, Moses who was unmarried, Emma who married Miles Bays, William,
and Amanda who marred Vader Cox.

Moses Mann was a farmer almost his entire life. In 1912, he moved to Gallatin and engaged in the life
insurance business. In 1914 he was made chairman of the Republican County Committee, and he served
six years in this capacity. In 1916 he was elected County Treasurer and served in this office for four years.
In 1922 he owned 400 acres in Harrison Township.

Moses Man was a member of the Christian Church and was a member of the Masonic lodge for more than
fifty years.