Hannah Workman

Female21 February 1821–28 December 1873

Brief Life History of Hannah

When Hannah Workman was born on 21 February 1821, in Carlisle, Nicholas, Kentucky, United States, her father, John Workman, was 31 and her mother, Lydia Bilyeu, was 27. She married John Rigsby in 1839, in Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She immigrated to Deseret, Millard, Utah, United States in 1852. She died on 28 December 1873, in Springville, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 52, and was buried in Historic Springville Cemetery, Springville, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Madison Chadwick
Hannah Workman
Marriage: 11 August 1845
Sarah Chadwick
Elizabeth Chadwick
Orpha Chadwick
Racheal Chadwick
Aaron Chadwick
Hannah Elida Chadwick
Leah Chadwick
Lydia Caroline Chadwick

Sources (20)

  • Hannah Chadwicke in household of J M Chadwicke, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Hannah W... in entry for Aaron Chadwick, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
  • Hannah Chadwick in household of James Chadwick, "United States Census, 1870"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 August 1845Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (20)

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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act

    Age 4

    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    1830 · Louisville and Portland Canal Opens

    Age 9

    The Louisville and Portland canal opened in 1830. It was a 2 mile canal. It helped with the barrier caused by the Falls of the Ohio River at Louisville by making a route around them.

    1836 · Remember the Alamo

    Age 15

    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

    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

    Biography of Hannah Workman Chadwick written by Martha Tenie Worthen Larsen (Granddaughter)

    Hannah Workman Chadwick came to Utah, 24 September 1852 with the 9th Company. Isaac Stewart was Captain. The following was taken from the record written by James M. Chadwick. Hannah Workman Chadw …

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