Richard Man, of Scituate (1616 - 1655) MP

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Nicknames: "Richard Mann"
Birthplace: Cornwall,England
Death: Died in Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts
Cause of death: Drowning
Managed by: James Walter Place, Jr.
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About Richard Man, of Scituate

General Notes:

REF: Mann Memorial; George S Mann; 1884; pp 56-60.

Richard Man, of Scituate was one of the first bearing the name who, prob w ith wife Rebecca during the reign of King Charles I of England, emigrat ed from that country... no doubt a few years previous to 1644. The first a ppearance of his name on record is found with thirty-one other perso ns in the town of Scituate as having taken the "Oath of Fidelity." This a ct dated 15 Jan 1644. Richard was a farmer, and one of the original land p roprietors. His foresight, no doubt, led him to select one of the most bea utiful locations for a residence on the coast. His neighbor on the south w as John Hoar, who early removed to Concord, Mass. On the east of him was t he sea; north "Musquascut Pond"; still further north, and bordering the "P ond" were the "Farmes" so-called. In an attempt to cross this pond in F eb 1655 on the "iyce", he was drowned. Like most of the earliest settler s, he has no monument to mark his grave. It appears he was a man of some n ote, and much respected in the Colony. Among his descendants may be f ou nd many in the various professions, trades, etc. A great proportion , h owever, have been and are farmers. His widow petitioned the court 5 Mar 16 55, to administer his estate. See inventory of 14 April 1655. He was o ne of the Conihassett partners in Scituate, 1646. His farm was at Mann Hil l. There is no record of his marriage here.Children: born in Scituate: Nat haniel; *Thomas; Richard; Josiah.

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  1. Historic Homes and Institutions and Genealogical and Personal ..., Volume 2  By Ellery Bicknell Crane. Page 107
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Richard Man, of Scituate's Timeline

1616
1616
Cornwall,England
1644
1644
Age 28
England
1650
August 15, 1650
Age 34
Scituate,Plymouth,Massachusetts,USA
1652
1652
Age 36
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
1655
February 16, 1655
Age 39
Scituate, Plymouth, Massachusetts