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Mann, Mary Tyler Peabody (1806-1887)

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Mary and Benjy Mann

Mary Mann and her youngest son Benjy in a photo from a family album.

The wife of Horace Mann—and sister of Elizabeth Palmer Peabody and Sophia Peabody Hawthorne—was an educator who substantially assisted her husband. Her writing and editing included a novel, letters, a cookbook, early childhood education papers, and the Life and Works of Horace Mann in three volumes.