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
Need all into on my.gt, gt. grandfather JOSIAH WORTHINGTON b. abt 1816 Marietta, Washington Co. Ohio. Mar. 1837 to ALMYRA TAYLOR b. 1818, Canada. Submitted by: Mrs. Ralph J. Reed, 16880 Tarter Rd., Monmouth Or. 97361
Has anyone lost ISAAC WORTHINGTON ? In 1850, he ran a ferry over Big Muddy River near the new town of Murphysboro, Jackson County, Illinois. He owned real estate worth $100 and had been born In Ohio about 1820. ISAAC’s wife was CLARISSA J. WORTHINGTON, about twenty-four years old and a native of Pennsylvania. They had three year old twins, Jefferson J. and SARAH V. WORTHINGTON. The new baby was named LEWIS. All the children were born to Ill. The Jackson County Historical Soc. would like to know where he went from Murphysboro. Write to: Box 7, Murphysboro, Ill 62966.
Need info’ on WILLIAM M. WORTHINGTON. mar, ELIZA LYNN in Belmont Co. Ohio Jan. 22, 1856. Three children: CLARENCE, LAURA, and PAUL BASCOM, my grandfather: George W. Cherry, 120 Grace Ave. Barnesville, Ohio 43713
SKETCH OF DOCTOR CHARLES WORTHINGTON, son of COLONEL NICHOLAS and CATHERINE (nee) GRIFFITH WORTHINGTON, b. 9 October 1759 in Anne Arundel County, Md. He served in the Continental Navy in the Revolutionary War. On 14 February 1788 he married ELIZABETH BOOTH. Their children were: i – NICHOLAS WORTHINGTON: ii – JOHN GRIFFITH (he went to Ohio): Catherine: iv – ELIZABETH ANNE: v – WILLIAM NICHOLAS. DOCTOR CHARLES WORTHINGTON lived in GEORGETOWN, Maryland. He died 10 September 1836.
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.
Bette’s Column: While my mother is looking for a highwayman, I decided to find out about “Lady Worthington”. Grandma Worthington was born in Ticonderago, N.Y. 14 March 1833 and when a small bake her father moved to Ohio, then in 1837 he came to Iowa, and settled on a homestead a mile north of the present city of Ft. Madison, where the subject of this sketch was reared. On March 9, 1856 she married to Robert C. Worthington. They settled on a farm, a part of which is now part of the town of Wayland, Clark County, Missouri, where their children were born, Dr. C.E. Worthington of Tray, Idaho, and Dr. S.C. Worthington, who died in Kindreck in 1891. She died 1909, Grandma Worthington was Jane Worthington.