Anna Wortman

1836–Female
Springfield Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Anna

When Anna Wortman was born in 1836, in Springfield Township, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Robert Wortman, was 37 and her mother, Isabell Williams, was 24.

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Family Time Line

Robert Wortman
1799–1878
Isabell Williams
1812–1863
John Wortman
1830–
Abraham Wortman
1832–
Jane Wortman
1834–
Abraham Wortman
1835–1868
Anna Wortman
1836–
Robert Wortman
1838–
Margaret Wortman
1840–1896
Isabell Wortman
1844–
Martha Wortman
1847–
Abigail Gibson Wortman
1848–1929
Alexander Martin WORTMAN
1851–
Clarissa Wortman
1852–1863

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Wortman

    Male1799–1878Male

    Female1812–1863Female

siblings

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World Events (3)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 0

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.
1846

Age 10

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 27

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

Name Meaning

1 English: metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of vegetables or of medicinal herbs and spices, from Middle English wurt, wort ‘plant’.2 Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname for a reliable person who could be trusted to keep his word, from Yiddish vort, German Wort ‘word’ + man, Mann ‘man’.3 Americanized spelling of German Wortmann .

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

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