Hyrum Smith Workman

12 July 1839–9 September 1911 (Age 72)
Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Hyrum Smith

When Hyrum Smith Workman was born on 12 July 1839, in Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Workman, was 49 and his mother, Lydia Bilyeu, was 45. He married Emily Rowland Herbert on 17 January 1864, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He registered for military service in 1857. He died on 9 September 1911, in Wellington, Carbon, Utah, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in Wellington, Carbon, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Hyrum Smith Workman
Emily Rowland Herbert
Marriage: 17 January 1864
Emily Louisa Workman
Esther Sophronia Workman
John Thomas Workman
Hyrum Herbert Workman
Lydia Musetta Workman
Mary Elizabeth Workman
Franklin Smith Workman
Robert James Workman
Eugene Workman
Martha Lois Workman

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 January 1864Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +15 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 7
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    Age 7
    Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
    1862 · Battle of Shiloh
    Age 23
    The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire): ostensibly an occupational name for a laborer, from Middle English werkman ‘laborer, craftsman’, also ‘customary tenant’ (Old English weorcmann). A customary tenant was a person allowed to hold land in exchange for carrying out a certain service.

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

    Sources (24)

    • Hiram Workman, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Hyrum Workman in entry for Emily L. Wall, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Hirum S Workman, "United States Census, 1900"

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