Andrew (Alkana) (Alcany) Newton (Andy) Mann
- Born: Sep 1844, Monroe Co., [West] VA
- Marriage: Mary (Pollie) Keatley on 19 Mar 1868 in Monroe Co., West VA
- Died: 5 May 1929, Forest Hill District, Summers Co., West Virgnia at age 84
- Buried: 9 May 1929, Thompson's Chapel, Summers Co., WV
Cause of his death was Softening of the brain and cardiac trouble.
The 1850 Federal Census for Monroe Co., West Virgnia, Division 39 1/2 records Albany N. Mann (6) living with his parents, Floyd (33) and Elizabeth (30) Mann, and siblings Saml. H. (4), James P. (2), and Mary F. (1). Nearby is the family of Henley (39) and Elizabeth Mann (34). Henley and Floyd are probably brothers. The Manns are farmers.
Note: Virgnia Marriages:
HENLEY MANN - ELIZABETH BALLARD 09 February 1836 Monroe Co.
No such record has been found for Floyd Mann although his wife's name was found as Betsy Batton Wiseman. Another record was found that indicated the parents of Floyd Mann were James W. Mann and Lucy Keaton. Floyd was born in 1817 in Monroe Co., VA.
The 1860 Federal Census for Peterstown, Monroe Co., West Virgnia records Newton Mann (15) living with his parents, Floyd (43) and Elizabeth (42), Mann and siblings Hutchison (14), Preston (12), Mary (11), Susan (6), Woodson (4), Granville (3), and Elizabeth (2). All are born in Virginia. (Note: West Virgnia was not a state at this time) Next door is the family of Henly (49) and Elizabeth Mann (43). Henly and Floyd are probably brothers.
The Civil War service record for A. Newton Mann:
Residence: Monroe County, West Virginia
Enlistment Date: 20 February 1863
Distinguished Service: DISTINGUISHED SERVICE
Side Served: Confederacy
State Served: Virginia
Unit Numbers: 786
Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 20 February 1863
Enlisted in Company A, 30th SS Battn Regiment Virginia on 20 February 1863.
Deserted on 23 July 1863
Returned on 11 September 1863
POW on 02 March 1865 at Waynesboro, VA
Confined on 12 March 1865 at Fort Delaware, DE
Oath Allegiance on 22 June 1865 at Fort Delaware, DE (Released)
Height: 5'6 "
Eye Color: grey
Hair Color: light
The 1870 Federal Census for Red Sulpur Springs Township, Monroe Co., West Virgnia, Red Sulphur Springs P. O., page 447A records Newton A. (25) and Mary (24) Mann (indexed as Manar at ancestry.com) with son Albert W. (1). Newton has a personal estate valued at $205 but real estate valued at $0. A few pages over in the census record are Newton's parents and siblings (page 454A).
The 1880 Federal Census for Forest Hill District, Summers Co., West Virgnia District 133 records Newton (35) and Mary (33) Mann (indexed as Manar at ancestry.com) with children Albert (11), Alice B. (9), Franklin (7), Walter H. (4), and Charles H. (2).
See general notes on his son, Charles, for 1900 census facts.
The 1910 Federal Census for Forest Hill District, Summers Co., West Virgnia District 128, page 107A records Newton (65) and Polly H. (63) Mann living next door to their son, Walter H. Mann (34) and his wife, Modie M. (28), and children Mabel E. (9), Frankie P. (8 - daughter), Lula B. (6), Rosa M. (4), Lee R. (3), Beulah R. (7/12), and Ruby C. (7/12). Newton and Polly have been married for 43 years and have had 8 children of which 5 are still living.
The 1920 Federal Census for Forest Hill District, Summers Co., West Virgnia District 131, page 90A records the widower Newton A. Mann (75) living next door to his son, Walter H. Mann (44) and his wife, Modie (40), and children Mabel (19), Frankie (18 - daughter), Lula (16), Rosa (14), Lee (12), Ruby (10), Bula (10), Dorsie (8), Charles (5 10/12),and Mattie (2 8/12). Also in this household is Walter's brother, Frank F. Mann (46). They are all farming.
His death certificate clearly gives his given name as Alkana Newton Mann and his parents as Floyd Mann and Elizabeth Wiseman... see medical notes.
Name: Alkana Newton/Mann
Death Date: 05 May 1929
Death Place: Summers Co., West Virginia
Age at Death: 84 yrs 8 months
Burial Place: Thompson's Chapel, Summers Co., West Virginia
Burial Date: 07 May 1929
Birth Date: 1844
Birth Place: Virginia
Marital Status: widowed
Residence: Junta, Summers Co., WV
Mother's Birth Place: Virginia
Father's Birth Place: Virginia
Informant: A. W. Mann of Junta
Andrew married Mary (Pollie) Keatley, daughter of Wilson Keatley and Martha Roles, on 19 Mar 1868 in Monroe Co., West VA. (Mary (Pollie) Keatley was born on 6 Aug 1843 in Virginia (West VA) and died on 25 Nov 1919 in Forest Hill District, Summers Co., West Virgnia.)
License was taken March 2, 1868, marriage performed at the residence of the bride's mother.
Husband's parents: Floyd & Betsy Mann
Bride's parents: Wilson and Martha Keatly