Information on the Loyalists
Loyalist Directory: Thomas (son of Colonel Isaac Mann, Sr.) Mann (aka Man)
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|Surname :||Mann (aka Man)|
|Given name :||Thomas (son of Colonel Isaac Mann, Sr.)|
|Where Resettled :||New Carlisle, Paspebiac, Baie des Chaleurs, Gaspe, Quebec.|
|Status as Loyalist :||No proven descendants|
|Proof of Loyalty :||Names inserted on the U.E. List by Order of the Honourable Executive Council shows Edward, William and Thomas.|
|Notes (Expunged, Suspended, Reinstated) :|
|Regiment :||King's Loyal Americans Regiment (Jessup's Rangers)|
|Enlistment Date :|
|Date & Place of Birth :||1760. Stillwater, Albany Co., N.Y.|
|Settled before war :|
|Date & Place of Death :||17th August 1831 at New Carlisle.|
|Place of Burial :||New Carlisle, Gaspe, Lower Canada.|
|Wife Name :||Rebecca Perry (dau. of Samuel Perry, U.E.)|
|Children :||Deborah (died young)|
|Biography :||18th of May, 1776, Thomas and John Mann, et al., were brought before the Albany Safety Committee "Captain McAlpin and Lieut. Swords to their lodgings with a sentry at their door." The Manns were dismissed and released. |
After being gaoled by the rebels, he fled and joined the King's Loyal Americans Regiment (the Loyal Rangers, aka Jessup's Rangers). He was seconded to other militia units. He was discharged at Quebec in 1783.
(see UELAC website)
|Proven Descendants :|
|Military Info :||King's Loyalist Rangers commanded by Captain Ebenezer Jessup at Sorel, muster rolls, 1777-1778: 12 documents with dates of October 16, 1778 and May 2, 1779, covering service dates from December 25, 1777 through December 24, 1778 (printed page numbers 83 through 95) contains a petition in favour of Thomas Mann.|
November 6, 1780.
From Nairne at Chamblee to Lernoult
Seeking advice on allowing prisoners recently captured (but forced to join the rebels and actually loyalists) to be enlisted in the royalist corps; requesting an order to procure clothing for the royalist troops; requesting guidance on subsistence for Captain Drummand, Mrs [?] MacLaran, and Ensign Thomas Mann.
Haldimand Papers – Memorials from the Provincial Corps and Loyalists 1778-1785 Vol. 1, B214.
19 Dec., 1781 – Town of Verchères – Thomas Mann
Praying to succeed Ensign Haver. (Page 288) – SN: 214112
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|Sources :||In 1784 was appointed Sheriff of Gaspé, by Captain George Lawe and continued in that role until 1829.|
Information provided by David Clark.