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John Edward Worsham
1. John Edward Worsham b abt 1818 VA. (32-1850; 50-1860;
58-1870) John Edward Worsham m. Catharine Gray 18 May 1838 Baltimore, Maryland. (Baltimore, MD Marriages FHL Film 13694)
She was b abt 1818 of Baltimore, MD. There is
a Civil War Pension application for John E. Worsham Sr, widow Catherine, rank Master at
Arms, Colfax, wid appl #17488. In the 1850 Baltimore Ward 1, Maryland census they are
John E. Wreshieon age 32 b VA mariner and Catherine age 27 b MD with children: Albert
age 8, John age 7, Sarah J age 6, Henry age 3.
1.1. Albert E.
Worsham b Mar 1841 of Baltimore, MD; d 9 Apr 1920 of Baltimore, MD.(8-1850;
19-1860; 3/1841-1900; 69-1910; 78-1920) Albert served in the Civil War from 1861-1864
as a Seaman aboard the Forward and Hercules. He married Mary E. abt 1863. She was
1846 of Baltimore, MD.
Virginia Worsham b Jul 1865 of Baltimore, MD.
1.1.2. Alice V. Worsham b Aug 1867 of Baltimore, MD.
1.1.3. Joseph W. Worsham b Aug 1868 of Baltimore, MD.
In the 1890 Baltimore, Maryland Directories, Jos. W. Worsham was living at 2127
Fairmount avenue, occupation: upholsterer. Also at that address is Eila E Worsham
occupation: dressmaker. Eila may be his wife. He may have had a son, Joseph
G. Worsham, b Oct 1886 Baltimore, MD who was Albert Worsham's grandson in the 1900
1.1.4. William Woodward Worsham b 30 Apr 1875
1.1.5. Albert Worsham died 29 Nov 1878 Baltimore, MD
1.1.6. Gertrude Worsham b Sep 1880 Baltimore, MD.
1.1.7. Adelaide Worsham b Oct 1884 Baltimore, MD.
1.1.8. Clinton Fisk Worsham b 14 Jul 1887 Baltimore,
MD. He had blue eyes & brown hair.
1.2. John E. Worsham
b Jan 1843 of Baltimore, MD. He m Fannie b Aug 1843 of Elizabeth City, VA. John (C.)
Worsham served in the Civil War from Aug 18, 1862 to Jun 20, 1865 as a Landsman.
The Civil War
Pension application for John E Worsham Jr, a landsman, who served on the following
vessels: Brandywine, Valley
City, Allegheny, Atlanta & Minnesota, #22582, 13516. In 1870, John age 27 worked
as a boilermaker. In the 1900 Elizabeth City, VA census, John E Worsham Jr, is living
at the National Home for DVS. John d 26 Jul 1911 Hampton, VA and is bur. Hampton
1.3. Sarah J. Worsham b abt 1845 of Baltimore, MD.
1.4. Henry Worsham b Feb 1849 of Baltimore, MD. He m
Alice b Nov 1863 DE. In 1870, Henry worked as a boilermaker in Baltimore, MD.
1.5. George Washington Worsham b Aug 1850 of Baltimore,
MD. He m
Hiltz "Annie" abt 1871 Baltimore, MD. (Jon Watson,
2011) She was b abt 1855 of Baltimore, MD. George died
1 Dec 1932 Chesapeake, Elizabeth City, VA at the National Soldiers Home. His obituary appeared in the 2 Dec 1932 New York Times.
Children of George Worsham and Anna:
1.5. 1. John Henry
Worsham "Harry" b Aug 1872 Baltimore, MD.
Henry Worsham b 14 Aug 1894 Baltimore, MD. He was a machinist in Baltimore
and lost right leg.
Washington Worsham b 9 Jul 1875 Baltimore, MD. He m Lillie M abt 1903
Baltimore, MD. She was b 2 Dec 1877 of Baltimore, MD, and d Dec 1963 of Baltimore,
MD. The 20 Aug 1926 Frederick Post (Frederick, Maryland):
G. W. Worsham, Jr.,
director of publicity of the Baltimore Association of Commerce, in a letter to this
office writes as follows: "We received your "In Historic Frederick"
folder this a.m. It is what I call a No. 1. It is just another illustration of the
fact that the people of Maryland do not know what they have and how rich we are in
our nation's history." Mr Worsham has issued for Baltimore a similar folder.
126.96.36.199. Dorothy L Worsham b 1906 Baltimore, MD. She is
likely in the New York Passenger Lists Record as Dorothy Worsham (single, b 1906
Baltimore, Maryland) from Hamilton, Bermuda aboard the Queen of Bermuda that arrived 25
Mar 1935 in New York, New York. She was traveling with Pearl Worsham age 54 md b 1881 Graverun, MD & both lived at 340 Oxford St. Rochester, NY.
Mary Elizabeth Worsham "Belle" b Aug 1878 of Baltimore, MD. She m James A Powell b abt 1873 WV. James died before
1.5.4. Sidney Moncell Worsham b 6 Mar 1881 Baltimore,
MD. He m Catherine Lahuer abt 1906 Baltimore, MD. She
was b 23 Aug 1884 of Baltimore, MD, and d Jul 1966 Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.
Sidney d 22 May 1953. (Robert P Alexander, 2006 & Catherine McMahon, 2006)
Jean Worsham "Jean, Jeanie" b 5 Aug 1906 Baltimore, MD. Abt
1922, Jeanie m 1st) George Anthony Alexander b 16 Jun 1858 VA &
d 20 Apr
1935 Huntington, Cabell, WV. George was previously m to Jennie Burns. The Herald
Advertiser, Sunday, Apr 21, 1935: (Candace Freeman, 2003)
George A. Alexander, 76 years old, of Saunders Creek, near
Milton, who died in a Huntington hospital at 6:30 o'clock yesterday morning
following a prolonged illness, will be buried in Wilson cemetery this afternoon
following funeral services at 2:30 o'clock at the Heck Funeral home in Milton
with the Rev. J. Thornburg, assisted by the Rev. Gene Thornburg, of Huntington,
officiating. Mr. Alexander was prominently known in Cabell county as a farmer
and cattleman. Pallbearers will be C. L. Harshbarger, Robert E. Thornburg, E. E.
Harshbarger, E. S. Jacks, Grover Blackwood, Dr. F. F. Farnsworth, Walter Johnson
and Mack Roberts. Surviving are two sons, one daughter and an adopted daughter,
Mrs. Fannie Cooper, of Milton.
Before 1942, Jeanie m 2nd) Elmer Leo Lewis b 18 Mar 1917
& d 3 Feb 2000 Milton, Cabell, WV. Martha d 4 Oct 1977 of Huntington, Cabell, WV.
(SSDI) Robert P Alexander "Bob", 2006, writes:
I am the youngest son of George A. Alexander, Sr and Martha Jennie aka
Jennie aka Martha Jean (official name change) Washam. My older brother George A. Jr. is
deceased-he was vet of WWII jumping with the 101st airborne Omaha beach--saving Pvt. Ryan
film, later a very successful businessman, older sister June died in 1997 of Mad Cows disease,
also had a very successful career as a traveling saleswomen. Myself, retired but still
teaching capstone business courses--having served as administrator and Professor for
Marshall University for about 50 years. Korean war vet with 29 1/2 months service Korean
area. Vet of US Army Air Corps and USAF, over 12 years service active and in-active.
188.8.131.52. Henry George Worsham b 7 Mar 1908 Baltimore, MD;
d 10 Feb 1984 Orange City, Volusia, FL. He m Frances Josephine b 18 Oct 1909 of
Baltimore & d 14 Mar 1985 Orange City, Volusia, FL.
184.108.40.206. Catherine Margaret Worsham "Marie Kay" b
1910 Baltimore, MD. Catherine m Michael Joseph Gardiner b
31 Jul 1895 Baltimore, MD. In 1917 he was single and worked at the Carnegie Steelworks.
He had blue eyes and served in the Navy for 5 months. Michael d Nov 1971 Pasadena, Anne
Arundel, Maryland. Catherine d 19 Mar 1997.
220.127.116.11. Anne Worsham "Annie" b 24 Nov 1913
Baltimore, MD & m Clifton Heise b 26 May 1909. He d
Sep 1984 Baltimore, Maryland & Anne d 27 Sep 2004 of Essex, Baltimore, MD.
9/29/2004 Baltimore Sun:
Anne E. Heise, On September 27, 2004, Anne E. (nee Worsham),
beloved wife of the late Clifton Heise, devoted mother of Patricia Yarrington and
Eileen Brooks. Loving grandmother of Kathleen Ann Gary, Debra Ann Bailey, Lisa Ann
Sanders, Christie Ann Petrovich, Kellie Ann Neal and Christian E. Brooks. Also
survived by eight great-grandchildren, Dear sister of the late Henry Worsham, Jean
Lewis, Kay Gardner, Louis and John Worsham Friends may call at the Connelly
Funeral Home of Dundalk, P.A., 7110 Sollers Point Road. Funeral service will be
held on Fri, 12 noon. Interment Oak Lawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers please make
donations to Our Lady of Hope Church, 1727 Lynch Road, Dundalk, MD.
18.104.22.168. Louis Worsham b 9 Oct 1916 Baltimore, MD; d 11
May 1994 Baltimore, MD. He married and served in World War II.
22.214.171.124. John A Worsham b 24 Feb 1918 Baltimore, MD; d
10 Jun 1991 of Baltimore, MD.
1.5.5 Benjamin Chaplin Worsham b 6 Jul 1893 Baltimore, MD. He
m Margaret abt 1911 Baltimore, MD. She was b abt 1888 of Baltimore, MD. He died 11
Dec 1949 Baltimore, MD
126.96.36.199 Evelyn R Worsham b 1912 Baltimore, MD & m
Mr Owens. Evelyn d 5 Mar 2003 Austin, Travis, TX. Mar 26, 2003, The Sun (Baltimore,
On Wed, Mar 5, 2003, Evelyn R. Owen, 91, passed away after a
protracted convalescence in Austin, Texas. She is survived by her son David
Howard, his wife Elly, who reside in Austin, Texas and son Richard Howard, his
wife Beth Lindeman of Albuquerque, NM, brother Bud Worsham of Ocean City, Maryland
and many grandchildren and great grandchildren. Evelyn was a resident of Virginia
Towers in Towson, Maryland for many years, serving the other less fortunate
residents with hours of …
188.8.131.52 Clinton Worsham b abt 1917 Baltimore, MD &
m Anna M b 20 Feb 1917. Anna d 30 May 2002 of Ocean City, Worcester, MD.
184.108.40.206 Leroy W Worsham b 8 Jun 1919 Baltimore, MD & m
Molly. His obit appeared in the 28 Jan 2002 Hanover Sun:
LeRoy W. Worsham, 82,
formerly of Westminster and Towson, d Sun Jan 27, 2002 at Manchester. He was the
husband of the late Molly Worsham. He was b Jun 8, 1919 Baltimore. Worsham was
formerly employed as a security guard and messenger for manufacturing. Surviving
are a dau, Margaret Bowers of Westminster, two sons, John Worsham of Cresaptown
and Frank Worsham of Cockeysville, a sister, Evelyn Owens of Towson, a brother
Clinton Worsham of Ocean City. He was preceded in death by a dau Evelyn Boyd.
1.5.6 Edgar Arnold
Worsham b 18 Nov 1892 Baltimore, MD. He m Olive St Clair
Brown 1 Jan 1916 Baltimore, MD. She was b 14 Jul 1892 Baltimore, MD & d 25 Sep
1970 Baltimore, MD. Edgar d 24 Jul 1953 Towson, MD. (Jon Watson, 2011)
220.127.116.11. Jeanne Beryl
Worsham b 26 Mar 1918 Baltimore, MD & d 25 Dec 1977 Denver, CO. She married
John M Watson 14 Aug 1945.
18.104.22.168. Edgar Arnold Worsham b 1922 Baltimore, MD.
Edgar served in the US Air Force during World War II as a Second Lieutenant in the
446th Bomb Group. Edgar died 8 Mar 1944 Fuhrberg, Germany and was bur 10 Apr 1950
in the Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St Louis, MO. From the History of
the 446th Bomb Group, p 69:
Mission 34 8 Mar 1944:
station in Berlin again was the briefed primary target, with the provision that if
visual bombing could be done the VKF ball bearing works at Erkner, sixteen miles south
would be attacked, the plant was one of highest priority. ... Bombing was from 22,000
feet. The Group suffered its heaviest loss for one day, losing three planes and crews.
... No one in the 446th formation noticed this B-24 of the 707th break away from the
formation. According to German records which are a little bit confusing this plane
crashed near Fuhrberg, Germany. The records show that four planes were hit and caught
fire, two of them crashed in that vicinity. Crew on board: Pilot 1/ Lt Clifton C
Heifer KIA, co pilot 2/Lt Edgar A Worsham Jr KIA, ..."
1.6. Harry Worsham
b abt 1855 of Baltimore, MD.
1.7. Mary R Worsham b Oct 1858 of Baltimore, MD.
1.8. Alice Worsham b abt 1861 Baltimore, MD.
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