Mary D. Workman

7 August 1878–2 May 1951 (Age 72)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary D.

When Mary D. Workman was born on 7 August 1878, in Indiana, United States, her father, David G. Workman, was 39 and her mother, Isabelle J. Brown, was 37. She married Thedore Workman about 1899, in Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 2 May 1951, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Floral Park Cemetery, Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States.

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Thedore Workman
Mary D. Workman
Marriage: about 1899
Susie Mae Workman

Spouse and Children

about 1899
Kentucky, United States


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+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 4

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

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 (3)

  • Mary D Workman in household of Mark Workman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary D Workman in household of David Workman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mary Workman in household of David Workman, "United States Census, 1880"

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