Dorsey Virgil Mann was born on
May 16, 1874 in Darke County, Ohio. He
served in the Spanish-American War before settling in Shelby County,
Ohio, where he turned his attention to farming. Dorsey married Mary
Jane Moyer on September 21, 1908. Mary Jane was the daughter of Samuel
and Terissa Clawson Moyer. This union produced two children, John and
Ellen. Dorsey and Mary Jane purchased a Shelby County farm from Mary
His last days were spent at the Veterans Home in Dayton, Ohio. He was
found dead on July 14, 1940, holding a newspaper that contained his
Our line of descent from
Germany to present day is as follows:
George Bernard Mann
John Mann Sr.
Colonel John Mann Jr.
Lewis J. Mann
Dorsey V. Mann
John A. Mann Sr.
John A. Mann Jr.
Timothy A. Mann