Marilla C. Workman

Wayne, Wayne, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Marilla C.

When Marilla C. Workman was born in 1845, in Wayne, Wayne, West Virginia, United States, her father, Jacob Workman, was 35 and her mother, Elizabeth Dean, was 31. She lived in Trouts Hill, Wayne, Virginia, United States in 1850 and Wayne, Virginia, United States in 1860.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Workman
Elizabeth Dean
Amacetta America Workman
Jasper Workman
Marilla C. Workman
Bunavista Workman
Charles F. Workman
George C. Workman
Bethesda Workman
Lucinda Workman
Sanara Workman

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World Events (8)


Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Hollywood Cemetery Established

Age 2

Hollywood Cemetery was established in 1847 in Richmond Virginia. This is where Presidents James Monroe and John Tyler are buried. During the Civil War it became the largest military interments and a large section dedicated to military burials. Jefferson Davis a well known Confederate is also buried here. Many other notable people are also buried here.
1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 31

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

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)

  • Rillero C Workman in household of Jacob Workman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Marilla Workman in household of Jacob Workman, "United States Census, 1850"

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