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


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