Moroni Dock Oman

15 November 1840–26 February 1900 (Age 59)
Meacham Township, Marion, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Moroni Dock

When Moroni Dock Oman was born on 15 November 1840, in Meacham Township, Marion, Illinois, United States, his father, George Washington Oman Sr., was 38 and his mother, Malvina Graham Dickey, was 28. He married Mary Alice Hunsaker on 26 June 1881, in Wasco, Oregon, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States in 1850 and Vallejo Township, Sonoma, California, United States in 1860. He died on 26 February 1900, in Salem, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Moroni Dock Oman
Mary Alice Hunsaker
Marriage: 26 June 1881
Joseph William Oman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 June 1881Wasco, Oregon, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 6
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 7
    Historical Boundaries: 1847: Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States
    1857 · The State Capital moves to Des Moines
    Age 17
    The Capitol was located in Iowa City until the 1st General Assembly of Iowa recognized that the Capitol should be moved farther west than Iowa City. Land was found two miles from the Des Moines River to start construction of the new building. Today the Capitol building still stands on its original plot.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nels, Sven, Erik, Kerstin, Obert.Swedish (also Öman): ornamental name from Swedish ö ‘island’ + man ‘man’, in some cases adopted as a topographic name by someone who lived on an island.Scottish and English: from the Old Norse personal name Ámundi, rarely perhaps from Hámundr. The second element is mund ‘hand’; the first is uncertain, but in some cases may be há(r) ‘high’. This name is now also found in Ireland.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Marona Omans in household of G W Omans, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Moroni Oman in household of George W Oman, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Moroni Oman, "United States Western States Marriage Index"

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