Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 3, Page 7 April 1983 – Query 15

December 2, 2009

Where was birthplace of WILLIAM WORTHINGTON of Llanbeder Parish Radnor, Wales. He died there 9 Jan. 1874 – age 76, wife – ANN PRICE, ch. JOHN, ELLEN, MARY, ANN, ELIZA, WILLIAM, THOMAS and JAMES. WILLIAM’S parents; RICHARD WORTHINGTON and MARY PROBERT — Ms. Mary E. Crouch, 616 Highland Court, Neosho, Missouri 64350

Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 3, Page 7 April 1983 – Query 14

December 2, 2009

Need info’ and dates of deaths, marriage, places of burial for ABEL b. 1808 and ELIZABETH (FUINTS) WORTHINGTON. Also looking for place and date of mar. for ALBERT and MARY ELECTRA (PROTSMAN) WORTHINGTON – Mr..& Mrs. William Worthington Bowerman, 512 E. 3rd St. Mishawaha, In. 46544

Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 3, Page 7 April 1983 – Query 13

December 2, 2009

I would like to know the parents of SAMUEL WORTHINGTON, b. Mar..1746 Baltimore, Md. d. 3 Jan. 1821, Anderson County, Tenn. mar. 1774 to ELIZABETH CARNEY b. 30 Apr. 1756 in Va. d. 22 Oct. 1850 in Anderson County Tenn. — Mrs. Andrew Sansone, 1548 Rinderer Drive, Wasson Woods, Mo. 63122

Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 3, Page 7 1983 – Query 12

December 2, 2009

Need any and all information on ISAAC WORTHINGTON, b. 1786 d. 1855 mar. Sarah _____[1] b. 1797 d. 1851. Both are buried in cemetery just north of Olmstead, Ill. Their dau. MARTHA JANE WORTHINGTON, b. 1836-1877 mar. JOHN CRITTENDON HARRIS, 1858 in Mississippi County, Mo. Both are buried in Oak Grove Cemetery, Charleston, Mississippi County, Mo. — Margaret Tipton, 713,Church Tiptonville, Tenn. 38079

[1] Editors Note: “___” Information unreadable or blank

Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 3, Page 7 1983 – Correction

December 2, 2009


Mr. Russell W. McDonald, address should read: Trustee Nevada Historical Society, 3170 West Plumb Lane, Reno, Nevada 89509

Note: Have not found the referenced error

Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 3, Page 6 1983 – Worthington, Capt. John

December 2, 2009

The Immigrant Ancestor of the WORTHINGTON FAMILY in MARYLAND came to the Province in 1664. We know nothing of the circumstances that brought fourteen-year-old JOHN WORTHINGTON to these shores. We know nothing factual of the next fourteen years of his life. We do know that in 1678 he was a member of the Anne Arundel County unit of Militia that “went out against the Nanticoke Indians.” In 1686 he purchased a property on the north side of the Severn River, on the Broad Neck Peninsula, from Colonel NICHOLAS GREENBURY. He was to “hold” this property for the remainder of his life. When he died, he was buried upon that property. His tombstone can be found today, not with his interred body, but in the Churchyard of Saint Anne’s Church in ANNAPOLIS. A year or so after he purchased this property, he married SARAH HOWARD, daughter of MATTHEW and SARAH (nee DORSEY) HOWARD. The baptisms of their six children are found in the records of WESTMINSTER PARISH. These children were:

i: JOHN WORTHINGTON Born 1689 He married (1) HELEN HAMMOND, and





v: CHARLES WORTHINGTON Born 1699 He died in infancy.


Captain JOHN WORTHINGTON was an Officer in the Troop of Horse in the Militia. He also served as the Coroner of Anne Arundel County. In 1692 he was appointed an Associate Justice of the County. In 1699 he served in the Legislative Assembly. He was most prominent in military and political affairs of the county. His advice and counsel were often sought by his peers. Captain JOHN WORTHINGTON died on 9 APRIL 1701. He was, as we have noted, buried upon his “plantation” near the present day Naval Academy.

Soon after the birth of her sixth child, “the Widow” SARAH (nee HOWARD) WORTHINGTON married JOHN BRICE. She had three other children from this second marriage. JOHN BRICE died in 1713. She died in 1726.

This Genealogical Sketch written by WILLIAM D. MOUNTAIN, a member of the Anne Arundel and Carroll County Genealogical Societies, at the expressed request of FRANCES EPLER-BRENGLE, Editor of the WORTHINGTON DESCENDANTS and herself a descendant of that CHARLES WORTHINGTON, child “vi” above.

Worthington Descendants – Vol 1, No 3, Page 4 1983 – Worthington, Jane

December 1, 2009

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.

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