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18.104.22.168.5. George Worsham b 4 Jan 1798 Dinwiddie Co., VA m Martha Ann Wynne 27 Nov 1832 Dinwiddie Co., VA. He d 1842 Petersburg, VA. Descendants lived in Amelia Co., VA; Dinwiddie Co., VA; Wilson Co., TX.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. William Ludson Worsham was born Petersburg, Dinwiddie Co, VA 18 Feb 1834 to parents George Worsham and Martha Ann Wynn. His father died when he was six years old. Martha moved the family to Garland, Arkansas to live with her father, a well-known breeder of race horses in Dinwiddie, VA and in Arkansas. The grandfather, William Wynn, sent William Ludson Worsham to college in Virginia where he obtained his law degree. He returned to Arkansas, was a member of the Confederate Army, married Mary Fort White in 1865 then moved to Floresville, Wilson Co., Texas where the couple raised five children. After opening up his law offices, he soon became the County Judge. Judge Worsham was a leading citizen of the community, having founded the Floresville Methodist Church and becoming a member of the Masonic order which supported civic projects. Judge Worsham passed away 15 Feb 1901 in Floresville, Texas. One of the eulogies at his funeral services was delivered by Dr. John V. Blake Sr., who received fame by being written up in the news column, "Believe-It-Or-Not" by Ripley as having delivered 4500 babies and no triplets. Judge "Billy" Worsham was beloved and respected by all in the community. Written by Janice Frost (great grandniece). William Ludson picture from Janice Frost, 2000.
This early Floresville, TX picture is courtesy of the Wilson County Historical Commission and Emergency Management Agency. The only description available is: "Teachers: Mrs. Worsham, Prof. Lopas, Jennie E. Bayles, Students: Irene Worsham, Danie Franks, _____ Cooper, Lilly Watts, Jimmie Watts, Marlyn Pickett, Anattie Polley, Oscar Franks, Oscar Peacock, ___Evans, Oscar Thomas." Mrs. Worsham is believed to be Mary Fort White, the wife of William Ludson Worsham. Irene Worsham is their daughter Irene Ashton Worsham b. 31 Jan 1878 Floresville, Wilson, TX. Wilson Co, TX photos available at: http://www.floresville.isd.tenet.edu/elementary/fes/fp3/fp3.html
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. Virginia Ann Rebecca Worsham b 29 Mar 1836 AR. Her birth was recorded in the family Bible of Ludson Worsham, signed & noted by him (Richmond Historical Society #275.233-34) She m 1st) Gaius W. Hooks 10 Jan 1854 Janelo, Lafayette, AR. His name is spelled Gains when married by A. E. Murphy, JP (Lafayette Co, Arkansas Marriages, Bk 1, p 67 received from Janice Frost, 2000) He was b abt 1829 Goldsboro, Wayne, NC s/o Raiford Hooks & Ann Marie Crawford & d 1858 while on a business trip to New Orleans. On 29 Nov 1854 Edward C. Robinson filed a statement as guardian making last settlement to Virginia A. R. Worsham as she had married Gaines W. Hooks (Petersburg City, VA Account Bk 1852-1856, pg 291. She is in the 1860 Washington, Hempstead Co, AR cens, p 687, in the home of J H Colquit age 25 b GA lawyer as V. Hooks age 24 b AR & children: A Hooks age 3 b AR female, R Hooks age 1 b AR male. Also in the home are her mother M. Worsham age 50 b VA and her brother W.L Worsham age 25 b VA.
She m 2nd) Guinn Harris McDaniel about 1870. Guinn b abt 1818 VA s/o Ezekiel McDaniel & Ann Moore. On 3 Dec 1850 Guinn was issued a Sale-Cash Entry on 3 Dec 1850 for 160 acres in AR in Twp 155, Range 27W, Sec 15 (Arkansas Land Records Document 4563) They are in the 1870 Wilson Co, TX cens, p472, as G. McDaniel age 50 b MD farmer, Virginia age 35 b AR, Robert Hooks age 11 b AR. On 22 Mar 1873 William L. Worsham sold land to John E. Wheeler, which land he purchased from Gwin H. McDaniel & Virginia A. R. McDaniel (Wilson Co., TX Deed Bk C, pp 16-17) They are in the 1880 Wilson Co, TX Census, E. D. 149, p 41B. He is G. W. McDaniel age 62 b VA and she is V. A. McDaniel age 44 b AR. Children listed are Jos. C. McDaniel age 8; G. H. McDaniel age 5; G. W. McDaniel age 3; Anna Hooks age 23 & R. E. Hooks age 21. She is in the 1930 Floresville, Wilson, TX Census, age 94 b AR.
The following appeared in the Floresville Chronicle News 25 Apr 1931 along with her picture:
She d 6 Aug 1932 Floresville, Wilson, TX & bur City Cemetery, Floresville, Wilson, TX (Wilson Co., Cemeteries by Irma M. Meyr, pg 128 FHL Bk 976.4445V3m)
Virginia & Gaius children:
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168A.1. Anna Hooks b abt 1855 Hope, Hempstead, AR (23-1880) m Charles Kilgore
Anna & Charles children:
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199A.1.1. Wynn Kilgore m Volita Floresville, TX. Children Virginia, Winifred, Charles & John.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206A.1.2. Bessie Kilgore m Joe Reineger Floresville, TX. Children: Anna Lee, Josephine
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168A.1.3. Eva Kilgore b abt 1888 Floresville, TX m John Shields Floresville, TX & d Sarasota, FL
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199A.1.4. Dora Kilgore m Douglas Duncan Floresville, TX
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206A.2. Robert Edward Hooks b 25 Apr 1859 Hope, Hempstead, AR (21-1880) m. Lucy Katherine Baylor 12 Jan 1887 Sutherland Springs, Wilson, TX d/o Walker Baylor & Mary Augusta Polley. Lucy b 5 Jan 1861 Sutherland Springs, Wilson TX. Robert d 13 Jan 1915 Marathon, Brewster, TX. Lucy d 2 Oct 1943 Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA & bur Inglewood Park Cem.
Robert & Lucy children (Janice Frost):
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168A.2.1. Roberta Mary Hooks b 19 Aug 1888 Sutherland Spring, Wilson, TX d 5 May 1951 Fresno, CA & m Thomas McAfee Parker 7 Jul 1915 Floresville, TX.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199A.2.2. Katherine Mayes Hooks b 4 Sep 1901 Floresville, Wilson, TX m Gus Dubose Parker 2 Dec 1919 El Paso, El Paso, TX & d 31 May 1991 Santa Fe Springs, Los Angeles, CA. They are in the 1920 El Paso, El Paso, TX Census, p 7B. He is age 28 & she is age 18. They are in the 1930 Anthony, Dona Ana, NM Census, p 12B. He is age 38 b TX m age 28 & Katherine is age 28 m age 18.
Children: William Clafflin Bryan Parker d infant scarlet fever; Anice Janet Parker (twin) m Joel Jacob Cape; Janice Annette Parker m 1st) Jack Alan Mackedie & 2nd) Horace Calvert Frost.
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206A.2.3. Ann Dorothy Hooks b 13 Jun 1903 Floresville, Wilson, TX m 1) Meyer Hart & 2nd) Jack Jallins. She d 21 Oct 1980 Los Angeles, CA
Virginia & Guinn children:
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168B.1. Joseph C McDaniel b abt 1871 Floresville, Wilson, TX (8-1880) m Kate McDaniel 17 Jul 1896 Floresville, Wilson, TX. They are in the 1920 Floresville, Wilson, TX census. He is age 48 & she is age 43 b TX in the household of Julia Roda. They are in the 1930 Floresville, Wilson, TX census. He is age 58 m age 24 & she is age 54 m age 20. He d 26 Dec 1936.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199B.2. Guinn H McDaniel Jr b abt 1875 Floresville, Wilson, TX (5-1880) Living in Tucson, AR in 1931
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206B.3. George W McDaniel b 24 Jan 1877 Floresville, Wilson, TX (3-1880) d. 29 Dec 1967 Roswell, Chavez, NM. He m Lou Elna Kilgore 17 Dec 1899 Hondo, Medina, TX
Children: (Samuel Palm, 2004)
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168B.3.1. Flora Virginia McDaniel b 28 Feb 1901 Floresville, Wilson, TX d 22 Oct 1997 Ruidoso, NM bur Roswell, NM. She m 1) Bill H Wilkins b 22 Feb 1901 d 31 Mar 1965 Albuquerque, NM, m 2nd) Roy Wesley Freeman, 3rd) James A Jones 7 Oct 1919 San Antonio, TX b 21 Jul 1902 Cordele, GA; m Schuyler W Smith 1925 b 7 Sep 1891 Freeport, NE.
Flora & James children:
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199B.3.1B.1. Willa Jones b 26 Jul 1920 San Antonio, TX d 5 May 2003, Las Cruces, NM bur Deming, NM m Henry Arthur Palm 17 Jun 1939 Bernalillo, NM. Children: Henry Arthur Samuel Palm m Stella Diane Tarling; Mary Elinor Palm m. John Michael Salvini; Judith Marie Palm m 1st) Richard McCauley; Judith Marie Palm m 1st) Richard McCauley & 2nd) Glenn Woodward Thomas; David Edward Palm m 1st) Sheila Joyce De Angelis & 2nd) Marci L Moore/
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206B.3.1B.2. Robert Jesse Jones b 2 Aug 1921 San Antonio, TX d 4 Aug 1997 Roswell NM m Helen Clara Lewis 23 Feb 1952
Flora & Schuyler children:
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168B.3.1C.1. Virginia Elna Smith b Hagerman, NM m. 1) Jack Marvin McCullough b 6 May 1934 d 25 Jan 1967 bur Roswell, NM m 2nd) Frank Wilmes
Virginia & Jack children: Jack McCullough m Jackie Mckinley; Anita Sue McCullough m. Craige Soecht; Sandra Lee McCullough; Scott Marvin McCullough m 1st) Betsy Monge & 2nd) Brigitte Timmermaus.
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199B.3.1C.2. Schuyler G Smith b 2 Sep 1928 Dexter, NM d 26 May 1997 Farmington, NM m Kathleen Rita Tarling. Children Schuyler Steven Smith m Verlynn Rae; James Dean Smith m Capri Louise; Sheri Lynn Smith m Michael Thomas Mierzehewski; Jeffrey Lee Smith
188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206B.3.1C.3. Ross McDaniel Smith m Grechen Ann Lange
220.127.116.11.18.104.22.168B.3.2. Hazel McDaniel b 1905 Floresville, Wilson, TX d 6 Apr 1913 Poth, TX bur Floresville, TX
22.214.171.124.126.96.36.199. George Henry Worsham b 24 Mar 1838. The following sentence probably pertains to George Henry Worsham (188.8.131.52.184.108.40.206. George H. Worsham on page 515) "Confederate papers relating to citizens or business firms, National Archives has Dr. G. H. Worsham, $275 paid 12 Jan 1863, care of sick @ Campson Johnson (?); George Henry Worsham, Texas, 17 Mar 1864, rec'd for Assistant Surgeon."
220.127.116.11.4.1.6. Rebecca Green Worsham b 17 Dec 1798 Dinwiddie Co., VA m Henry Robinson 25 Jul 1815. Descendants lived in Nottoway Co., VA.
18.104.22.168.4.1.7. Henry Cousins Worsham b 4 Feb 1801 Dinwiddie Co, VA s/o Ludson Worsham & Rebecca. Henry m Judith Maria Bland 16 Mar 1825 Dinwiddie Co., VA. He owned Olden Place which was used for the boarders who attended his school for young ladies. Descendants lived in Nottoway Co., VA & Dinwiddie Co., VA.
Pictured is Judith Bland b 10 Oct 1809 d/o Edward Bland & Rebecca Jones. “I will tell you that Aunt Fanny Worsham always referred to her mother, Judith Maria Bland as Judith Mariah. I have several engraved silver items that were hers and the engraving shows an accent mark over the final "a" of Maria. In fact, her silver baby cup is engraved with just: "RIA`". She will go down in history as Maria not Mariah because of the odd spelling and lack of accent mark.” (Kimberly McDaniel, 2000)
Picture of Henry who graduated from Jefferson College, Philadelphia, PA in 1823. The diploma was inscribed on genuine sheepskin and is preserved by a descendant. Henry was a member house of Delegates, VA in 1863 & 1864. Judith, daughter of Edward Bland and Rebecca Jones, was b. Oct 10, 1809 & d. 1856. Confederate papers relating to citizens or business firms, National Archives, has Henry C. Worsham father of Patrick Henry Worsham, Civil War Sgt. Major Co. Fos 3d VA Cav, Co B 5th Batt VA Inf. Pictures of Henry & Judith are from Kimberly McDaniel, 2000.
From Janelle Swearingen, member of the New England Historic Genealogical Society:
From Richmond Enquirer of February 19, 1835:
Another account From the Newport Mercury, February 28, 1835, p 2:
Goodwin W. Tucker was listed three names below Henry C. Worsham in the 1830 Nottoway Co., VA census.
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