Jacob Lindsay Workman

7 July 1812–28 July 1878 (Age 66)
Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Jacob Lindsay

When Jacob Lindsay Workman was born on 7 July 1812, in Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States, his father, John Workman, was 22 and his mother, Lydia Bilyeu, was 18. He married Nancy Reader on 15 August 1834, in Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1860 and Virgin, Kane, Utah, United States in 1870. In 1860, at the age of 47, his occupation is listed as farmer in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He died on 28 July 1878, in Virgin, Washington, Utah, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Virgin Cemetery, Virgin, Washington, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jacob Lindsay Workman
Rebecca Willard Turner
Marriage: 3 January 1852
Abram Smith Workman
Elizabeth Workman
Mary Workman
Hannah Workman
Martha Jane Workman
Cornelius Workman
Nancy Louella Workman
Isaac Nathanial Workman
Henry Turner Workman
Erastus Snow Workman
Ella Rebecca Workman
Lucy Marinda Workman
Adelia Mariah Workman
Nettie Percena Workman
George Albert Workman
Lorenzo Workman Sr

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 January 1852Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 7
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
    Age 15
    Historical Boundaries: 1827: Hancock, Illinois, United States
    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 18
    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.

    Name Meaning

    English (Gloucestershire): ostensibly an occupational name for a laborer, from Middle English werkman ‘laborer, craftsman’, also ‘customary tenant’ (Old English weorcmann). A customary tenant was a person allowed to hold land in exchange for carrying out a certain service.

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

    Story Highlight

    Jacob Workman History of family

    Son of John Workman and Lydia Bilyeu Married Nancy Reader, 15 Aug 1834, Monroe, Overton, Tennessee Married Fanny Harris, 19 Feb 1847, Mt. Pisgah, Union, Iowa Married Rebecca Willard Turner, …

    Sources (70)

    • Jacob L Workman in entry for James T Workman, "Idaho, County Birth and Death Records, 1883-1929" (1907)
    • Jacob Workman, "United States Census, 1840"
    • Jacob Workman in entry for George A Workman and Beatrice Cutler, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940" (1929)

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