SKETCH OF JOHN WORTHINGTON, SR.: 1604-1691 Cheshire, England, buried at Mobberley mar. Marie Hobson d. 1658. Issue: John Jr. (q.v.); Frances mar.1667 Edward Morgan of Chester; Martha d. 1669 buried at Mobberley; Sarah, of Morley, Pownall Fee, Cheshire; mar. Benjamin Boult of Knowsley at Thos. Pott’s house, Pownall Fee; John Jr. b. 1628-1717 at Quarrel Bank, in Pownall Fee age 88; buried at Mobberley mar. Mary Owen Issue: Hannah 1659; Samuel 1661; Robert (q.v.); Ezra 1693 bur. Whitley; Martha 1669 bur. Mobberley; Esther of Hoyle d. 1896: Isaac; Sarah;
Want proof of parentage of JAMES WORTHINGTON b. 23 March 1781 in Pa. and his wife Nancy McGRAW b. 16 Sept. 1781 in Pa. They were living in Dunbar Twp. Fayette Co. Pa. in 1810. They were the parents of the following children, all born Fayette County, Pa.
- John, b. 1801 m. Ann Sarah Luther
- James, b. 1803; m. Ellenor
- Isabella, b. 1804p;; m. John Hall 31 August 1826
- Charles, b. 1813; m. Rachel Cartright
- Lindy (or Luty) b. 1825; m. Rosa Lee Sutherland
In 1836, James and Nancy and sons moved to Lawrence Co. Ohio to install iron furnaces there. They had worked in iron furnaces in Pa. Want proof that the James Worthington listed in 1800 census of Fayette Co., Dunbar Twp. is father of James Worthington, b. 1781. The James Worthington of the 1800 census is believed to be the son of Robert Worthington and his wife Ann. This Robert, known as Bobbie Dunblaen, was the son of Samuel and Sarah Symcock Worthington. Samuel was the son of the immigrant Quaker Robert Worthington and his first wife Alice Taylor.
Mrs. Ralph Della-Volpe
South Rd. Box 51
Millbrook, N.Y. 12545
* Note: This line connects to Governor Thomas Worthington of Ohio who used the motto similar to the one used in our heading for the coat of arms of Capt. John Worthington, “Worthy to bear the dignity of ones ancestors: Frances and Bette. The ancient Puritan family of Samuel Chew who through two of their daughters are my direct ancestors, marrying into the Worthington family through Charles m. Sarah Chew. This fine family have give much recorded history on the Worthingtons and the Chew girls (I) m. John Eager Howard.
Want to find information on JOHN & MARY WORTHINGTON, Cheshire Eng. ROBT. & ALICE TAYLOR (2) MARY BURTIS; ROBT. & MARGARET MATHIS – Mrs. Mary Anne Brown, 636 Cherokee Rd. Chillicothe, Ohio 4560 [sic]
Sketch of William Worthington 1787 went to Kentucky from Westmoreland Co. Pa. Resided in Vienna now Calhoun, Kentucky
Sketch of Robert Worthington on 1663-1735 Paxtuxent, Md. m. Mary Burtis