Timothy A. Mann
was born on August 17,1961 to John A. Mann Jr. and Rosalyn Johnston Mann.
He was raised in Shelby County, Ohio.
Tim is known in Miami County, Ohio, for his volunteer work at the
Johnston Farm Historical site. For several years, Tim volunteered countless
weekend and holiday hours at the OHS historical site. He was often found
donning period accurate clothing and accouterments, camped near the farm
courtyard. He shared his knowledge of frontier life and local history to
thousands of site visitors.
He has also worked at the Overfield
Tavern Museum in Troy, Ohio and at the
Mercer-Smith Historical Park in Fairborn, Ohio.
has authored three books, "Frontier Miscellany Concerning
the Miami County Ohio Militia", "Colonel John
Mann, His Kith and Kin", and "Frontier Militia -The War of 1812".
He has also penned local history articles for the Piqua Daily Call and
The Journal of the War of 1812.
After eleven years of employment working as a Press Line Leader and
Quality Control Technician, Tim worked for eight years as a
propeller assembler and technical
writer. He is currently is employed as a
He holds a Certificate in Technical Writing, an Associates of Technical
Study in Management Communications, and an Associates of Applied
Management from Edison Community College.
Other schooling includes a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management
from Bluffton University, PHR certification, and a Master of Science in
Human Resource Administration at Central Michigan University.
Ten generations of Mannís have resided in the Miami Valley, as his
ancestors came to Ohio in the 1790ís. His lineage includes veterans of
the Revolutionary War, War of 1812, Spanish American War, and Korean
War. Tim resigned his commission with the Ohio Military Reserve in
John Mann Jr.
A. Mann Sr.
A. Mann Jr.