James Madison Workman

26 February 1842–14 July 1923 (Age 81)
Bracken, Kentucky, United States

The Life of James Madison

When James Madison Workman was born on 26 February 1842, in Bracken, Kentucky, United States, his father, William Walker Workman I, was 30 and his mother, Sophia Broshears, was 29. He married Martha Ann Hedges on 14 November 1865, in Oakland, Warren, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Augusta, Bracken, Kentucky, United States in 1860 and Brooksville, Bracken, Kentucky, United States in 1880. He died on 14 July 1923, in Bracken, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Workman Cemetery, Powersville, Bracken, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Madison Workman
1842–1923
Martha Ann Hedges
1847–1929
Marriage: 14 November 1865
Mary Jane Workman
1866–1926
George Lewis Workman
1868–1907
Charles Pinkard Workman
1871–1950
Orville Tracy Workman
1873–1955
Francis Workman
1876–1950
Alford Workman
1878–1923
Sylvester Workman
1880–1957
Monie Workman
1882–1971
Benjamin Franklin Workman
1888–1967

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 November 1865
Oakland, Warren, Kentucky, United States
children

(9)

+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 4

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1850 · 8th Most Populated State

Age 8

According to the 1850 census Kentucky was the 8th most populated state with 982,405 people.
1865

Age 23

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

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.

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

Sources (3)

  • James M Workman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James M Workman, "United States Census, 1900"
  • James M Workman in household of William Workman, "United States Census, 1860"

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