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Ancient Order of United Workmen

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    Joel Marion Estes (1828 - 1891)
    Residence : 1860 - Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States* Residence : 1870 - Georgia, United States* Residence : 1880 - Columbus, Muscogee, Georgia, United States** Reference: FamilySearch Family ...
  • Peter Christian Kaiser (1844 - 1940)
    Peter Kaiser was a drummer boy in the Civil War. His great-grandson, William Gale Dietrich, used to play with the drum he used.Peter participated in the battle at Vicksburg, Mississippi. Spending many ...
  • John Thomas McDermott (1847 - 1900)
    County Antrim is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland, situated in the north-east of the island of Ireland. Adjoined to the north-east shore of Lough Neagh It is also one of the thirty-two tr...
  • Archibald Duncan MacKellar (1850 - 1926)
    1881 Census Name Marital Status Gender Ethnic Origin Age Birthplace Occupation Religion Arch' MCKELLAR M Male Scottish 31 O. Merchant C. Presbyterian Isabella MCKELLAR M Female Scottish 30 O. C. Presby...
  • Gavin R Brownlee (1843 - 1891)
    Gavin R. Brownlee was born to Isabella Meek and Gavin Brownlee on June 27, 1843 in Carluke, Scotland. Gavin's father died of "consumption", which is now referred to as tuberculosis, on July 9, 1843, ju...

The Ancient Order of United Workmen (AOUW) was a fraternal organization in the United States and Canada, providing mutual social and financial support after the American Civil War. It was the first of the "fraternal benefit societies", organizations that would offer insurance as well as sickness, accident, death and burial policies