Albert M. Workman

MaleDecember 1888–1966

Brief Life History of Albert M.

When Albert M. Workman was born in December 1888, in Illinois, United States, his father, John W. Workman, was 29 and his mother, Henrietta Anna Myers, was 20. He had at least 1 son and 3 daughters with Cecil Pearl McLain. He lived in East St. Louis, St. Clair, Illinois, United States in 1935 and Dearborn, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died in 1966, in Madison, Illinois, United States, at the age of 78.

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Albert M. Workman
Cecil Pearl McLain
Dorothy Workman
Albert Workman
Shirley Workman
Dorris Jean Workman

Sources (9)

  • Albert Werkman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Albert M. Workman - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Albert M. Workman
  • Legacy NFS Source: Albert M. Workman - Individual or family possessions: Family genealogies: death: 1966; ,Madison, Illinois, United States

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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 4

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 21

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

English (Gloucestershire): ostensibly an occupational name for a laborer, from Middle English werkman ‘laborer, craftsman’, also ‘customary tenant’ (Old English weorcmann). A customary tenant was a person allowed to hold land in exchange for carrying out a certain service.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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