Oliver Gaultry Workman

Male7 January 1827–28 July 1902

Brief Life History of Oliver Gaultry

When Oliver Gaultry Workman was born on 7 January 1827, in Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Workman, was 37 and his mother, Lydia Bilyeu, was 33. He married Susan Abigail Brown on 2 March 1850, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1857 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. He registered for military service in 1846. He died on 28 July 1902, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Oliver Gaultry Workman
Isabella Ovington
Marriage: 23 September 1857
William Gaultry Workman
Mary Elizabeth Workman
Lydia Ann Workman
Eliza Isabell Workman
Johnny Workman
Margaret Workman
Oliver Gilbert Workman
Diana Vilate Workman
Millie May Workman
Stephen Gerald Workman
Ruby Estella Workman
Ray Ovington Workman

Sources (93)

  • Oliver J Workman, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Oliver G in entry for Stephen T Workman, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Oliver Workman, "United States Census, 1850"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 September 1857Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children (12)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (20)

    +15 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 3

    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.


    Age 19

    Iowa is the 29th state.

    1847 · The Great Seal of the State of Iowa is made

    Age 20

    The Great Seal of the State of Iowa was created in 1847 and depicts a soldier standing in a wheat field surrounded by symbols including farming, mining, and transportation with the Mississippi River in the background. An eagle overhead bears the state motto.

    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.

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    Oliver Gaultry Workman

    Oliver Gaultry Workman was the 11th of 20 children born to John Workman & Lydia Bilyeu and the 9th son. Seven of the 20 children born to John and Lydia Workman died before the age of 14, and four die …

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