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Benjamin Franklin Mann, Sr
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1874
Salem
Marion County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 10, 1950
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA

Ben Mann came with his family from Illinois to Texas in the late 1870s. He had lived in Dallas for fifty years and his firm Ben F Mann Grocery operated several stores throughout the city. Survived by his wife, Maggie Belle James Mann; two daughters, Mrs. Margaret (Ed S.) Davis and Mrs. Merle Marie (R. D.) Birmingham; two sons, Clarence Radford Mann and James Burton Mann. His son Benjamin Franklin "Bennie" Mann, Jr., died in 1943. (Thanks to Mitzi Edmonds Moore)


Ben signed a WWI draft registration card in Dallas on September 12, 1918 giving his date of birth as July 25, 1874. Description short, stout, blue eyes, bald. He and wife Maggie were living at 3701 Colonial, and he was working for himself as a grocer at 1911 Pine Street. He named Maggie as his nearest relative.
 
 
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 Parents:
  James Benjamin Mann (1824 - 1904)
  Rebecca Wilhite Mann (1846 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Maggie B. Mann (1879 - 1972)
 
 Siblings:
  Thomas Jefferson Mann (1851 - 1919)**
  James Monroe Mann (1855 - 1933)**
  Griffin Rufus Mann (1858 - 1914)**
  John Crittenden Mann (1860 - 1946)**
  Hanna Belle Mann Mankins (1863 - 1892)**
  Lela Ann Mann Hagan (1872 - 1950)*
  Benjamin Franklin Mann (1874 - 1950)
  Comma Zeal Mann Read (1877 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Restland Memorial Park
Dallas
Dallas County
Texas, USA
Plot: Section E
 
Created by: Carol Moore
Record added: Mar 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86042548
Benjamin Franklin Mann, Sr
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Benjamin Franklin Mann, Sr
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Benjamin Franklin Mann, Sr
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- Carol Moore
 Added: Mar. 1, 2012
 
 
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