Samuel Work

25 November 1772–4 March 1818 (Age 45)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Samuel

Samuel Work was born on 25 November 1772, in Pennsylvania, United States. He married Anna Pigman on 13 January 1801, in Ohio, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 4 March 1818, in Kentucky, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Bowling Green, Warren, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Work
1772–1818
Anna Pigman
1781–1851
Marriage: 13 January 1801
George Work
1801–1878
Anna Work
1813–1849

Spouse and Children

    Male1772–1818Male

    Anna Pigman

    Female1781–1851Female

MARRIAGE
13 January 1801
Ohio, Kentucky, United States
children

(2)

    Male1801–1878Male

    Anna Work

    Female1813–1849Female

World Events (8)

1776

Age 4

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 4

The Declaration of Independence was signed in Philadelphia on July 4, 1776. The liberty bell was first rung here to Celebrate this important document.
1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 14

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from the lands of Work in the parish of St. Ola, Orkney.2 English: from Old English (ge)weorc ‘work’, ‘fortification’, hence probably a topographic name or an occupational name for someone who worked on fortifications or at a fort.3 Danish: habitational name from a place so called.

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

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Sources (2)

  • J Samuel Work, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Samuel Work, "Find A Grave Index"

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