John Workman

8 October 1789–21 April 1855 (Age 65)
Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life Summary of John

When John Workman was born on 8 October 1789, in Cumberland, Allegany, Maryland, United States, his father, Jacob Workman, was 49 and his mother, Elizabeth Wyckoff, was 39. He married Lydia Bilyeu on 11 March 1809, in Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 15 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Overton, Tennessee, United States in 1830. He died on 21 April 1855, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Salt Lake City Cemetery, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Workman
1789–1855
Lydia Bilyeu
1793–1845
Marriage: 11 March 1809
Richard Workman
1809–1812
Jacob Lindsay Workman
1812–1878
Elizabeth Workman
1813–1899
John Butler Workman
1815–1895
Samuel P. Workman
1817–1865
Lydia Workman
1818–1858
Hannah Workman
1821–1873
Abraham Smith Workman
1822–1852
Andrew Jackson Workman
1824–1909
Cornelius Ceazar Workman Sr.
1826–1887
Oliver Gaultry Workman
1827–1902
Mary Ann Workman
1829–1904
Stephen S. Workman
1830–1843
Peter Workman
1831–1831
Solomon R. Workman
1832–1843
Joseph Workman
1833–1843
Louisa DeAubra Workman
1834–1911
David Workman
1836–1836
Benjamin Workman
1837–1837
Hyrum Smith Workman
1839–1911

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 March 1809Monroe, Overton, Tennessee, United States
  • Children

    (20)

    +15 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1791
    Age 2
    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.
    1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State
    Age 7
    On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.
    1808
    Age 19
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.

    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

    Workman Family History

    by Thelma C. Anderson "Jacob WORKMAN (#6), son of Abraham WORKMAN (#1) and Anetje SMITH; born about 1740 in Somerset County, New Jersey; was a sharp-shooter in the Revolutionary War having enlisted …

    Sources (52)

    • John Workman in entry for Mary L. Wilson, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"
    • Legacy NFS Source: John Workman - birth-name: John Workman
    • 1820 United States Federal Census

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