Elizabeth Miranda Workman

24 February 1789–May 1833 (Age 44)
Augusta, Virginia, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Miranda

When Elizabeth Miranda Workman was born on 24 February 1789, in Augusta, Virginia, United States, her father, John Workman Sr., was 39 and her mother, Francina Duffill, was 29. She married Burton Litton on 11 September 1811, in Adair, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She died in May 1833, in Morgan, Illinois, United States, at the age of 44.

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Burton Litton
Elizabeth Miranda Workman
Marriage: 11 September 1811
John Jackson Litton
Cager Litton
James Litton
Benjamin Litton
Washington J Litton
William Litton
Louisa Jane Litton

Spouse and Children

11 September 1811
Adair, Kentucky, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 2

Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
1791 · The Bill of Rights

Age 2

After the Constitution was made, some objections were raised by Anti-Federalists. So, in response ten amendments were discussed and voted on to become The Bill of Rights. These rights were made to clarify and guarantee certain freedoms of residents of the country.

Age 14

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

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)

  • Betsy Workman, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Betsy Workman, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Betsey Workman, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"

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