Daniel Mann, 1862-1930, Son of Daniel & Agnes Mann

 

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Obituary of Daniel Mann, Beaufort Gazette, May 1, 1930

Mr. Daniel Mann, one of Beau-

fort’s oldest citizens, died here Fri-

day morning, April 25, after a short

illness.  The funeral service was held

at Carteret Street Methodist church,

Dr. W. C. Kirkland officiating, inter-

ment following at Evergreen ceme-

tery.

Mr. Mann was born in Beaufort in

1862, having reached the age of 69

years at the time of his death.  He

had devoted 50 years of his life to

public service in the city and county

of Beaufort and State of South

Carolina, holding the office of Inspec-

tor in the South Carolina State Board

of Fisheries, chief of police at Beau-

fort, deputy sheriff and sheriff of

Beaufort county.

Conservative and conscientious in

all of his dealings, he was loved

throughout this section, and has num-

erous friends and business acquaint-

ances throughout the state.

He is survived by his widow, Mrs.

Carrie Sanders Mann, formerly of

Charleston, three children, Mr. M. E.

Mann, of New York; Mrs. Robert M.

Neighbors, Naval Hospital, Charles-

ton; Mr. F. S. Mann, of Beaufort; one

granddaughter, Miss Roberta Neigh-

bors, Charleston, and two sisters,

Mrs. L. C. Scheper and Miss Emily

Mann, of Beaufort.

The active all bearers, all of whom

were associated with him in the

court house, were:  Messrs. J. G.

Black, J. E. McGill. E. B. Rodgers, J. E.

McTeer, R. L. Varn and Gerald Mc-

Teer.  The honorary pallbearers, old

boyfriend friends, were Messrs. H. T.

Danner, Sr., W. F. Marscher, M. L.

Rowell, Frank P. Colcock, G. Sanders,

Dr. Hal Stuart, Dr. William Stein-

meyer, W. J. Thomas, W. R. Bristol

and Dr. Van Smith.

The floral offerings were very beau-

tiful, the entire grave being covered

with wreaths and pot plants.

The death of Mr. Mann removes

one of Beaufort’s oldest and most be-

loved citizens and the sympathy of

the people of the entire community

are extended to the bereaved family.

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2 Responses to “Daniel Mann, 1862-1930, Son of Daniel & Agnes Mann”

  1. TheBarnTales Says:

    I have to admit that when I got to “pot plants” I laughed a little.

    Like

    • ruthrawls Says:

      I snickered a little, too. The mental picture of the sheriff getting pot plants. I really wanted to edit that.

      Like

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