Elizabeth Workman

about 1805–about 1870 (Age 65)
Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Workman was born about 1805, in Allegany, Maryland, United States, her father, Abraham Workman, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Burgess, was 24. She married Samuel Black on 4 October 1823, in Bourbon, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Eagle Township, Brown, Ohio, United States in 1850. She died about 1870, in Ripley, Union Township, Brown, Ohio, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Black
1804–1869
Elizabeth Workman
1805–1870
Marriage: 4 October 1823
John Wesley Black
1825–1878
Matilda F. Black
1826–1870
James F Black
1827–1915
Susan Black
1831–
Mary E Black
1833–
Jacob A. Black
1835–1929
William H H Black
1840–1864
Permelia Black
1842–
David Gilkinson Black
1845–1927
Hannah J Black
1847–
Nancy Catherine Black
1850–1895
Peter B Black
1853–1926

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 October 1823
Bourbon, Kentucky, United States
children

(12)

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1779–1832Male

    Hannah Burgess

    Female1781–1817Female

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1808

Age 3

Atlantic slave trade abolished.
1817

Age 12

BROWN COUNTY This sub-division of the state was formed from Adams and Clermont, March 1, 1817, and named for Gen. Jacob Brown, a gallant officer in the War of 1812.
1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 20

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

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.

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

Sources (3)

  • Elizabeth Black in household of Samuel Black, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Elizabeth Black in household of Samuel Black, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Elizabeth Workman in entry for Jacob Black, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"

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