Eliza Oman

15 May 1815–1897 (Age 81)
Sweden, Monroe, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Eliza

When Eliza Oman was born on 15 May 1815, in Sweden, Monroe, New York, United States, her father, George Oman, was 37 and her mother, Anna Schumaker, was 35. She lived in Vallejo Township, Sonoma, California, United States in 1860 and Petaluma, Sonoma, California, United States in 1880. She died in 1897, in Montana, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Madison, Montana, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Oman
Anna Schumaker
John Oman
Child Oman
George Oman
George Washington Oman Sr.
Mary Oman
Priscilla Oman
Anna Oman
Minerva Oman
Jacob Oman
Eliza Oman
Henry Harry Oman
Mary Polly Oman

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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819
Age 4
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 6
Monroe County was formed from parts of Genesee and Ontario counties in 1821.
Age 31
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Nels, Sven, Erik, Kerstin, Obert.Swedish (also Öman): ornamental name from Swedish ö ‘island’ + man ‘man’, in some cases adopted as a topographic name by someone who lived on an island.Scottish and English: from the Old Norse personal name Ámundi, rarely perhaps from Hámundr. The second element is mund ‘hand’; the first is uncertain, but in some cases may be há(r) ‘high’. This name is now also found in Ireland.

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

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Sources (7)

  • Eliza Omans in household of G W Omans, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Eliza Oman in household of Geo W Oman, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Eliza Oman, "BillionGraves Index" Burial in 1897 in Montana.

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