Workman, David

Born: 1804-09-10 Allegany County, Maryland

Died: 1865-02-20 Sangamon County, Illinois

Flourished: 1829-1865 Sangamon County, Illinois

Workman was raised in Bourbon County, Kentucky. He married Lydia Bilyeu in Overton County, Tennessee and in 1829, they settled in Sangamon County, Illinois, where they raised 14 children. Workman was a farmer; in 1850, he owned $2,200 worth of real property.

John Carroll Power and S. A. Power, History of the Early Settlers of Sangamon County, Illinois (Springfield, IL: Edwin A. Wilson, 1876), 786-87; U.S. Census Office, Seventh Census of the United States (1850), Sangamon County, IL, 165.