Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 2, Page 2 – Worthington, Nicholas

April 4, 2009

Nicolas Worthington, who came to New England in 1650, and who was the only early emigrant of that name who settled in that section of the country. Nicholas Worthington, was a considerable landholder near _____ pool in the county of Lancaster and fought in the Cromwellian wars and was wounded, in which conflicts his estates were confiscated. The rather uncommon name of Nicholas was borne by two of the Shevington Worthingtons, viz: by Nicholas Worthington of Shevington, time of Henry VIII, and by Nicholas Worthington, his grandson, time of Elizabeth and James I.

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Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 1, Page 5 April 1983 – Worthington, Daniel

January 16, 2009

Sketch of Daniel Worthington – b. 13 Jan. 1720 – 1 March 1784 Colchester, Conn. m. Elizabeth D/O Deacon Samuel Loomis, Jr. of same town.  Elizabeth died 3 Dec. 1789. Issue: Elizabeth 1721 m. 17_3 Nehemiah Daniels of Hebron Conn., Elias 1722, Asa 1724-1745, Sibley 1727 m. Twice (1) Deacon Elijah Smith in 1750 (2) Deacon Hoony, Sarah 1734 m. 7-12-50 Dr. John Ely Saybrook, Conn. Issue: Worthington Ely 1760 graduated Yale  College, Mary Worthington M. Aaron Elliot g.g.grandson of John Elliott “The Apostle of the Indians”, Asa in 1745 was witness to a quit claim deed of the Indian reservation of Norwich Conn. from the descendants of Owanecco and other principal Mohegans, in favor of the English claimant. This was the last aboriginal claim to land in Norwich and amounted to  300 acres.

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