John Workman

about 1858–
Ohio, United States

The Life of John

When John Workman was born about 1858, in Ohio, United States, his father, Hezekiah Ezekial Workman, was 23 and his mother, Christina Snider, was 26. He lived in Salem Township, Highland, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Salamonie Township, Huntington, Indiana, United States in 1870.

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Hezekiah Ezekial Workman
Christina Snider
Emmaretta Workman
John Workman
Snyder Workman
William Workman
Elias Workman
Rebecca Margaret Workman
Lillie Florence Workman

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World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Age 2

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 32

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.

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.

Sources (2)

  • John Workman in household of Ezekias Workman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Workman in household of Ezekiel Workman, "United States Census, 1870"

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