Angeline Gorman

Ohio, United States

The Life Summary of Angeline

When Angeline Gorman was born in 1859, in Ohio, United States, her father, James Gorman, was 41 and her mother, Mandy Shoemaker, was 36. She lived in Adams, Ohio, United States in 1860.

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James Gorman
Mandy Shoemaker
John H Gorman
Mary Magdalene Gorman
Angeline Gorman
George Gorman

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World Events (3)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War
Age 1
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 4
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 4
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): from Mac Gormáin and Ó Gormáin ‘son (or descendant) of Gormán’, a personal name from a diminutive of gorm ‘dark blue, noble’.Americanized form of German Görmann: variant of Germann .Americanized form of German Görmann: of Slavic origin, an occupational name for a miner, from Slavic gora ‘mountain’ + Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

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  • Angeline Gorman in household of James Gorman, "United States Census, 1860"

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