Rhoda Gorman

Female5 June 1860–April 1944

Brief Life History of Rhoda

When Rhoda Gorman was born on 5 June 1860, her father, William Gorman, was 26 and her mother, Mary Gorman, was 27. She had at least 4 sons and 2 daughters with William Daniel Roberts. She lived in Millom, Cumberland, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom in 1911. She died in April 1944, at the age of 83, and was buried in Chester le Street, Durham, England, United Kingdom.

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William Daniel Roberts
Rhoda Gorman
William J G Roberts
Fred Roberts
Thomas Roberts
lavinia roberts
James Roberts
Louie Roberts

Sources (7)

  • Rhoda Roberts in household of William D Roberts, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Rhoda Gorman, "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008"
  • Rhoda Roberts, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (6)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 20

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


Age 24

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 44

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

Irish (Munster): from Mac Gormáin and Ó Gormáin ‘son (or descendant) of Gormán’, a personal name from a diminutive of gorm ‘dark blue, noble’.

Americanized form of German Görmann: variant of Germann .

Americanized form of German Görmann: of Slavic origin, an occupational name for a miner, from Slavic gora ‘mountain’ + Middle High German man ‘man’.

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

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