George Onan

1859–1878 (Age 19)
Franklin, Kentucky, United States

The Life Summary of George

When George Onan was born in 1859, in Franklin, Kentucky, United States, his father, Harman Thomas Onan, was 31 and his mother, Virginia Polsgrove, was 25. He died in 1878, at the age of 19.

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Family Time Line

Harman Thomas Onan
1828–1920
Virginia Polsgrove
1834–
Nancy Ann Onan
1857–1921
George Onan
1859–1878
Sallie Onan
1862–1937
Banion Onan
1867–
John Sanford Onan
1869–1938
Obanion O'Nan
1870–
Elizabeth Onan
1874–1964
Clempson O'Nan V
1878–1895
Ambros O'Nan
1882–1946

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World Events (3)

1861
Age 2
Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
1863
Age 4
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
Age 4
The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Oonan, itself a variant of Honeen (see Honan 2).History: Alexander Onan (born in Ireland c. 1793) came to Kent Co.,MI, in the early 19th century.

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

Possible Related Names

Honan

Sources (2)

  • George Onan in household of Harmon Onan, "United States Census, 1870"
  • George Oran in household of Harmon Oran, "United States Census, 1880"

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