Orie G. Workman

15 July 1885–
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Orie G.

When Orie G. Workman was born on 15 July 1885, in Kentucky, United States, his father, James Walter Workman, was 32 and his mother, Cynthia Ann Wood, was 28.

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Family Time Line

James Walter Workman
1852–1929
Cynthia Ann Wood
1856–1941
Mary Workman
1879–
Elery Workman
1880–
Orie G. Workman
1885–
Ora Dallas Workman
1886–1914
John William Workman
1888–1971
Hobart McKinley Workman
1896–1968

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+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1886

Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 1

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 7

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

Name Meaning

English: ostensibly an occupational name for a laborer, from Middle English work + man. According to a gloss cited by Reaney the term was used in the Middle Ages to denote an ambidextrous person, and the surname may also be a nickname in this sense.

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

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