John Plowman

1827–1900 (Age 73)
Liberty, Adams, Illinois, United States

The Life of John

When John Plowman was born in 1827, in Liberty, Adams, Illinois, United States, his father, Jonathan Plowman, was 35 and his mother, Hannah Herbert, was 30. He married Angelina 'Gelina' Winget on 1 January 1885, in Liberty, Adams, Illinois, United States. He died in 1900, at the age of 73, and was buried in Camargo, Douglas, Illinois, United States.

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John Plowman
Angelina 'Gelina' Winget
Marriage: 1 January 1885

Spouse and Children

1 January 1885
Liberty, Adams, Illinois, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Jonathan Plowman


    Hannah Herbert




    Susannah Plowman


    William Plowman


    Elizabeth Plowman


    John Plowman


    Thomas Plowman


+9 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.
1832 · Black Hawk War

Age 5

"The Black Hawk War was a brief conflict between the United States and Native Americans led by Black Hawk, a Sauk leader. The war erupted soon after Black Hawk and a group of other tribes, known as the ""British Band"", crossed the Mississippi River, into Illinois, from Iowa Indian Territory in April 1832. Black Hawk's motives were ambiguous, but records show that he was hoping to avoid bloodshed while resettling on tribal land that had been given to the United States in the 1804 Treaty of St. Louis."
1848 · Chicago Board of Trade is organized

Age 21

Starting as a voluntary association to help buyers and sellers meet to negotiate and make contracts. The Chicago Board of Trade is one of the oldest futures and options exchanges in the world and it is open 22 hours per day to stay competitive.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: occupational name for a plowwright or plowman, from late Old English plōh ‘plow’ + mann ‘man’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Plowman, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • John Plowman, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1940"
  • John Plowman, "Find A Grave Index"

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