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2.1.5. Charles Worsham b abt 1695 Henrico Co, VA a probably son of George Worsham (2nd) and Mary Farrar. (James Worsham "Jim", 2005) Charles m Elizabeth Archer abt 1724 Henrico Co. Jim Worsham, 2005, wrote he got the name Archer from Lloyd D. Bockstruck, a genealogist in Dallas, TX. ...his conclusion was "probably Elizabeth Archer...because: she was there, at the right time, in the right geographic area, and there was no differing record of marriage."
Charles & Elizabeth's first grandson was named Archer, his name could have come from her maiden name. Charles d 1735 He left a will dated 17 Mar 1734 & proved 7 Apr 1735.
See Page 297.
2.1.2. George Worsham III & Mary Archer George Worsham III b abt 1685 Henrico Co, VA the s/o George Worsham II & Mary Farrar/ He m Mary Archer abt 1712. George wrote his will 7 Dec 1734 Henrico Co, VA & presented in court 5 May 1735. Descendants lived in Henrico Co, VA; Amelia Co, VA; Chesterfield Co, VA; Dinwiddie Co, VA; Mecklenburg Co, VA; Petersburg, VA; Shelby Co, TN; Hamilton Co, OH; Wilkes Co, GA.
22.214.171.124.1.1.4. John Jennings Worsham b 7 Mar 1812 Broad Rock, Chesterfield, VA. John Jennings Worsham m Sarah Martha Ann Greer (pictured below) 25 Nov 1846 Holly Springs, Marshall MS.
In the 28 Nov 1846 Holly Springs Gazette (Holly Springs, MS)
Martha was b 25 Aug 1829 Parish, Henry, TN d/o James Greer & Rachel Brackin Williams, a widow when she m James Greer.
In Marshall Co, MS, Probate Book 8, pages 133-143; ibid. 9, page 24; Estate Packet 825:
This is a picture of John Jennings Worsham in his civil war uniform and one of Martha Greer. The following was on the back of the picture which Mrs. Thomas Taylor (Annie Laurie Worsham) obtained from Mrs. Pappas: “John Jennings Worsham born March 7, 1812 Chesterfield Co, VA. Moved to Tenn. 1829. Died July 31, 1871 at his home in Arkansas-buried Memphis, Tenn. Ancestor Col. William Jennings, Sr. born 1676 died 1775. Married Mary Pulliam 1720. Rev Ancestor, Capt. William Jennings, Jr.” Pictures from Sally S. Baldwin, 2001.
John was owner of the Worsham House in Memphis, TN. A description of the Worsham House in Memphis, TN is in the book Wayside Glimpses North & South by Lillian Fosta, Publication date 1860 on pages 174 & 176 the Worsham House of Memphis, TN:
The following information on John Jennings Worsham taken from official records of the Tennessee Grand Commandery by David T. Hart, Grand Secretary/Recorder, Nashville, TN: (Kathy Shields, 2007)
From Ex Corde Locutiones: Words from the Heart Spoken of His Dead Brethren, p69 3 Aug 1871:
In the 7 Aug 1871 Petersburg Daily Index newspaper, p3 col 3:
126.96.36.199.188.8.131.52. James Greer Worsham b
Jan 1853 Fredericksburg, VA. He
Louisa Elizabeth Sannoner. The picture on the right is an earlier picture of
Elizabeth. She was b 1854 Florence, AL daughter of Ferdinand J. Sannoner & Margaret
Bigger. In the 1872 Memphis, TN City Directory is James G. Worsham, assistant OH Clerk
Southern Express, resides 104 Alabama.
Pictures from Sally S. Baldwin, 2001.
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