Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 4, Page 7 Fall 1983 – Query 23

August 1, 2010

Need info’ on Thos. WORTHINGTON 1773 – 1827 Ohio Senator? Governor, his wife and children: John E. Hanna Jr. 1800 N. Huntington St. Arlington, Va. 22205


Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 4, Page 5 Fall 1983 – Governor of Ohio

July 31, 2010

SKETCH OF THOMAS WORTHINGTON (Governor of Ohio)

-       Born 16 July 1773, Berkeley County, Virginia (now Jefferson Co. W.Va.) His father, CAPT. ROBERT WORTHINGTON. His mother, MARGARET MATHEWS. He married ELEANOR VAN SWEARINGEN 1796. Settled at Chillicothe, Ohio 1798, and was elected Governor of Ohio, 1814. Issue; 1 – Mary m. E. Tiffin, b. 1792 d. 1806; 2 – SARAH Ann b. 1800; 3 – JAMES TAYLOR b. 1802; 4 – ALBERT b. 1804; 5 – THOMAS b. 1807; 6 – MARGARET b, 1811; 7 -ELEANOR b. 1809; 8 – Francis b. 1819


Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 4, Page 4 Fall 1983 – Worthington / Langtree

July 31, 2010

THOMAS WORTHINGTON OF WORTHINGTON OF Worthington, England ESQ. mar. DOROTHY LANGTREE dau. of LANGTREE of Langtree. Issue: WILLIAM=MARGARET HALSEY; SUSAN unm. JOHN; AGNES = RICHARD WORTHINGTON

-       EDWARD WORTHINGTON of Worthington, England 1613 – Isald dau. of GILBERT Langtree; Issue: WILLIAM WORTHINGTON

-       EDWARD WORTHINGTON of Worthington, England = MARGARET dau. of JOHN ORRELL of Torton, England. Issue; THOMAS of Worthington 1613- Isald Langtree; RICHARD; ELIZABETH = RICHARD ASPIN; SUSAN


Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 4, Page 4 Fall 1983 – Worthington, Minnesota

July 31, 2010

Worthington, Minnesota

The town of Worthington, Minnesota was named for the Worthington family of Ohio, Among its members were Thomas Worthington, once Governor of that state. Worthington is one of the oldest names in America. From a member of the Worthington family it is learned that the named can be traced back to the time of the Norman Conquest in England. It is a Saxon name and originated before the time of William the Conqueror. The Saxons bearing the name lived in Derby, and there was a town of the same name. Some members of the family came to America on the Mayflower.
Submitted by: Worthington Community College, Worthington, Minnesota.


Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 4, Page 2 Fall 1983 – Land Grant

July 31, 2010

Land Granted to Samuel Worthington Jr. then of Frederick Co, Vir. In Hampshire Co. Vir. – By Thomas Lord Fairfax – The Right Honoruable Thomas Fairfax, Baron of Cameron in that Part of Great Britain called Scotland, Proprietor of the Northern Neck of Virginia. To all to whom this present writing shall come, sends GREETING: Know ye that for good causes for in consideration of the compostion to me paid and for the annual rent herein after reserved. I have given granted and confirmed unto, Samuel Worthington Jr. of Frederick County a certain tract of waste and granted land near Patterson’s Creek in Hampershire Co; containing two hundred and ninety one Acres, assigns forever, He, the said Samuel Worthington and his heirs forever. Given at my office in the Frederick County under my hand and seal. Dated the 12th. Day or September 1770. Tho. Day Martin Seal, Samuel was the son of Samuel Worthington Sr. and Mary Simcock and brother to Robert called “Bobby Dunblaen”


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