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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Harman Thomas Onan
Virginia Polsgrove
Nancy Ann Onan
George Onan
Sallie Onan
Banion Onan
John Sanford Onan
Obanion O'Nan
Elizabeth Onan
Clempson O'Nan V
Ambros O'Nan

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World Events (3)

Age 2
Kentucky sided with the Union during the Civil War, even though it is a southern state.
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.

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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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