Caroline K Workman

Brief Life History of Caroline K

When Caroline K Workman was born on 28 March 1844, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, Abraham Smith Workman, was 21 and her mother, Martha K Witcher, was 19. She married John W. Hess on 25 April 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. She immigrated to Utah, United States in 1852 and lived in Farmington Election Precinct, Davis, Utah, United States in 1900 and Fielding, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1910. She died on 3 August 1927, in Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Farmington City Cemetery, Farmington, Davis, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John W. Hess
1824–1903
Caroline K Workman
1844–1927
Marriage: 25 April 1862
Josephine Hess
1864–1868
David Cornelius Hess
1865–1943
John W Hess Jr.
1867–1936
Adeline Lovina Hess
1869–1947
Heber Workman Hess
1870–1870
Franklin Thomas Hess
1872–1959
Charles C Hess
1874–1949
Lot Hess
1876–1894
Caroline Hess
1878–1959
Lyman Minerd Hess
1880–1957
Mark B Hess
1883–1944

Sources (55)

  • Caroline Hess, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Caroline K. Workman - Individual or family possessions: birth: 28 March 1844; Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States
  • Caroline Workman Hess, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

World Events (8)

1845 · Oh My Father

"In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."

1846

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

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.

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Abram S. Workman - History

Abram S. Workman joined the church of Jesus Christ of Latter day Saints as a youth, being baptized 22 July 1839 and confirmed 30 July 1839 by Julian Moses and Abram Owen Smoot. Soon after he was 19 y …

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