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
Jerusha Hearne
Marriage: about 1843
Mary E Goleman
Mattie Adeline Goleman
Florence A. Goleman
Arthur Lafayette Goleman
Eldridge B Goleman
Susan Golman

Spouse and Children

about 1843
South Carolina, United States


    Mary E Goleman


    Mattie Adeline Goleman


    Florence A. Goleman


    Arthur Lafayette Goleman


    Eldridge B Goleman


+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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