John M Goleman

1823–27 June 1862 (Age 39)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of John M

John M Goleman was born in 1823, in South Carolina, United States. He married Jerusha Hearne about 1843, in South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Edgefield, South Carolina, United States in 1860. He died on 27 June 1862, in Virginia, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John M Goleman
1823–1862
Jerusha Hearne
1824–1904
Marriage: about 1843
Mary E Goleman
1853–
Mattie Adeline Goleman
1853–1937
Florence A. Goleman
1854–1937
Arthur Lafayette Goleman
1857–1911
Eldridge B Goleman
1858–1921
Susan Golman
1862–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1843
South Carolina, United States
children

(6)

    Mary E Goleman

    Female1853–Female

    Mattie Adeline Goleman

    Female1853–1937Female

    Florence A. Goleman

    Female1854–1937Female

    Arthur Lafayette Goleman

    Male1857–1911Male

    Eldridge B Goleman

    Male1858–1921Male

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1824 · """Mary Randolph Publishes """"The Virginia Housewife"""""""

Age 1

“The Virginia Housewife” was published by Mary Randolph. It was the first cookbook published in America. 
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 2

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1835 · Angry Mob Seizes U-S Mail

Age 12

On August 31, 1835, in Charleston, South Carolina an angry mob takes control over the U-S mail and burns it in public.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Gollmann:1. habitational name for someone from any of several places called Golm in eastern Germany. 2. status name for someone in feudal bondage to a lord or to the Church, from Middle High German goll ‘feudal bondage’ (from Latin collata ‘bondage’, ‘obligation’) + man ‘man’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • J M Goleman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Goleman Mcdowell in entry for Florence A. Mcdowell, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Goleman in entry for Florence A. Mcdowell, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1943"

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