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Chester Worsham m Susan Jane Harper. Susan b
Oct 1905 of Wood, TX & d 24 Sep 1980 Smith, Texas. When Robert
registered for the World War I draft, 12 Sep 1918, he lived in Gilmer, Upshur Co,
Texas and gave his mother, Lillie, as his closest relative. Robert d 17 Apr 1979
Hawkins, Wood, Texas.
Jeanette Heil, 2011, provided one of the last photos taken of
Robert Chester Worsham and Susan Jane Harper Worsham taken in 1977.
Estelle Worsham b 6 Apr 1924 Wood, Texas & d 14 Aug 1984 Quitman, Wood,
Texas. She m Ira Binnae Davis. Children: Ira B Jr,
died shortly after birth, Sybil Rachel Davis Ford, Kenneth J Davis and Robert J
Davis. (Carol Davis, 2011)
Sybil's obit was pub in the 22 Aug 1984
Wood County Democrat:
Quitman Texas: Services
for Mr. Sybil E Davis, 60, held 16 Aug, bur Mount Pisgah Cem, she d 14 Aug in
Quitman Hosp; born 6 Apr 1924 Wood Co; Survivors: Ira Davis, husband; 2 sons
Kenneth Davis, Shreveport, & R J "Jerry" Davis, Hawkins, one dau, Mrs. Rachel
Ford, Hawkins; three brothers, Albert Chester Worsham, New Iberia, La., Hollis
Junior Worsham, Kilgore & Irvin Eugene Worsham, Palestine; 2 sisters, Mrs. Nobie
Rambo, Pritchett & Mrs. Ruby Modisette, Kilgore
Chester Worsham b 4 Jun 1926 Wood, TX, d Jun 1999 Jeanerette, Iberia, LA & m Jewel Ruth Graham b abt 1927 & d 4
Dec 2003 Iberia, LA. Jewel’s obituary is as follows:
for Mrs. Albert Worsham Sr., 76, the former Jewel Graham Worsham, will be
held at 2 p.m. Thursday at First Assembly of God Church, with the Rev. Paul
Neel officiating. Visitation will be from 4-9 p.m. today at Evangeline
Funeral Home, which will reopen at 10 a.m. until the time of services
Thursday. A native of Flora, Texas, and a resident of New Iberia, Mrs.
Worsham died at 5:20 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2003, at New Iberia Manor North.
She is survived by her children, Albert "Sonny" Worsham Jr. and
his wife, Carolyn of Larose, Robert Worsham and his wife, Barbara, and
Dennis Worsham and his wife, Maxine, all of New Iberia, Shirley Morse and
her husband, Gale of Mulberry, Ark. and Brenda Crum of New Iberia; four
brothers, John and Paul Graham, both of Carrolton, Texas, Larry Graham of
Prescott, Ark. and Roger Graham of Fortsmith, Ark.; her sister, Lorine
Charles of Kilgore, Texas; 16 grandchildren; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Children: Shirley Ruth Worsham,
Albert Chester Worsham, Robert Paul Worsham, Brenda Faye Worsham &
Dennis Ray Worsham.
Junior Worsham b 25 Mar 1930 Wood, TX & d 13 Feb 1995 Kilgore, Gregg,
TX. Hollis m Dorothy Marie Hutchinson.
Children: Sylvia Jane Worsham & Robert Hollis Worsham "Bobby".
Beatrice Worsham b 17 Oct 1932 Wood, TX & m Charles Ben
Worsham "Gene" b 25 May 1938 Nacogdoches, TX & m Patsy
Jane Graham. Children: Anthony Eugene Worsham & Timothy Lyn Worsham.
Jane Worsham b 27 May 1945 Wood, TX & m Calvin Ray
T Worsham b 7 Sep 1903 of Harrison, TX, d 6 Jul 1972 Dallas Co, TX, m Ida D Allen who d 3 Sep 1971 Dallas, TX.
Roger Worsham b 3 Dec 1924 of Falls, TX, d 22 Feb 1981 Oakland,
Allen Worsham b 1 Sep 1926 of Falls, TX, d 29 Jan 1993 Emeryville,
Worsham b 25 Jul 1928 Falls, TX, female.
Fay Worsham b 15 Jul 1931 Falls, TX.
Fay Worsham b 16 Jul 1931 Falls, TX.
Mae Worsham b abt 1904 of Harrison, TX, m John
Houston Sublett abt 1923 of Wood Co, TX. He was b 16 Nov 1896 & d
21 May 1990.
Oliver Worsham m Era Jewell Hall abt
Lee Worsham b 16 Mar 1925 Wood, TX & d 9 Jun 1948 Mineola, Texas.
Lacalian Worsham b 5 Nov 1927 Wood, TX, d 2 Aug 1995 of Hawkins, Wood, TX. She
is believed to have m 1st) Mr Kersh,
2nd) John David Christie, m 3rd)
Robert Lee New & m3 4th) Harrison Baker Hightower.
Gertrude Worsham b 16 Jul 1933 Wood, TX. She m 1st) Mr
Legrand abt 1953.
Children: Donna Jewel Legrand,
Anita J Legrand, June A Legrand & Robin E Legrand.
Mauritta m 2nd)
Jack C McDaniels. She m 3rd) Johnnie B McEntire.
Child: James M McEntire.
She m 4th) Earl E
18.104.22.168.4. Lillian Anne Worsham
b 28 Jul 1940 Smith, TX. She m 1st) Obie Joe Wilkins,
2nd) Luther Rodney McKinley & 3rd)
Jimmy Edward Nelson.
Lesley Worsham d 20 Jul 1966 Smith Co, TX. He m Pauline
Applegate b 19 Mar 1924 of Wood, TX & d 30 Jun 1986 Smith, TX.
Leslie was called "Big-Un", though he was the smaller of the two;
Wiley Weslie was called "Little-Un", though the larger." (Vila
Beam, 2001) Riley & Pauline are bur in Mt Pisgah Cem, Wood, TX.
Lesley Worsham b & d 23 or 3 May 1944, bur Mt. Pisgah Cem,
Wood, TX. (Vila Beam, 2001, Janice Worsham, 2004)
22.214.171.124.2. Melba Joyce Worsham
Victor White. (TX mrg records)
126.96.36.199.3. Jerry Glen Worsham m 1st)
E Robinson, m 2nd) Joqueta F. Curnutt &
m 3rd) Carolyn R Gilbreath. (TX mrg records)
Riley Joe Worsham m 1st) Debra
Alexander & m 2nd) Audrey J Hail.
(TX mrg records)
188.8.131.52.5. Virgil Leon Worsham m
K Huggins. (TX mrg records)
184.108.40.206.6. Nelda Faye Worsham m 1st)
James O Dimsdle & 2nd) Terry G. Moss. (TX
220.127.116.11.7. Mary Ann Worsham b 28 Mar 1959, d
25 Oct 2003, bur Mt Pisgah Cem, Wood, TX. She m 1st) David
W Bennett, m 2nd) Benny J. Rountree &
3rd) Danny M Reynolds. (TX mrg records)
Preston Ray Worsham.
1.5.5. Lilly I Worsham
b abt 1871 Bienville Pa, LA
m John Wren 17 Mar 1889 Wood Co, TX.
Nancy Lucrica Worsham b 24 Mar 1876 Bienville Pa, LA
(was Nancy L Worsham). Nancy m William Riley
Baccus 24 Sep 1893 Wood Co, TX. They had nine children-three died within
the first three years of their life. Nancy d 26 Sep 1941 Gilmer, Upshur Co, TX,
bur in Sand Hill Cem in Upshur Co. William Riley d in Greggton, Gregg, TX 30
Jul 1945 and bur Sand Hill Cem. Wm. Riley and Nancy are in the 1910 Harrison Co,
TX census. (V. Johnson, 2001)
1.5.8. William Abraham Worsham "Billy"
"Bud" b 28 Jan 1878 of Bienville, LA, d 27 Jun 1954 Mt. Pleasant,
Titus, TX & bur 28 Jun 1954 in Weaver Cem, Weaver, Hopkins, TX. In the 1880
Columbia Co, AR cens, he is Billy A Worsham age 2 LA. He is Will Worsham in the 1910
Hopkins, TX cens. In the 1918 World War I Draft Registration Cards, he is William Aberham Worsham with blue eyes and light hair. In the 1920 Saltillo, Hopkins, TX
census he is listed as W Allen Worsham. He m Mary Dorinda Watts (Jerry Worsham,
2008) b 16 May 1890 TN, d 29 May 1966
Mt Pleasant, Titus, TX & bur Weaver
18.104.22.168. Harlon E Worsham
b 29 Jan 1912 Hopkins, TX; d 15 Dec 2001 Naples, Morris, TX. He m Lela
Bell Cherry. Lela b 7 Jan 1911 of Titus, TX and d 15 Jan 2000
Naples, Morris, TX.
22.214.171.124.1. Jerry Lynn Worsham
m Carolyn Jean Collins.
126.96.36.199.2. Melba Jane Worsham
m Morris Garland Craig.
188.8.131.52.3. Mary Louise Worsham
m Jimmy Lee Summerlin.
184.108.40.206. Anna Belle Worsham
b 5 Feb 1916 Hopkins,
TX m William Edgar Robinson.
220.127.116.11. Bobbie Dean Worsham
"Bobby" b 7 Sep 1931 Hopkins, TX. He m
Dorothy Annada Bridges b 17 Oct 1932 Hopkins, TX.
Deborah Ann Worsham m Stephen Paul Martin.
Ricky Dean Worsham m Katrina Camp.
Ronald Glin Worsham m Julie Ann Harrison.
18.104.22.168. Johnie Nolan Worsham
"John" b 17 Sep 1923
Hopkins, TX; d 11 Oct 1980 Richardson, Dallas, TX. Johnie Nolan Worsham, a WW II Vet,
was bur Weaver Cem, Hopkins Co, TX.
22.214.171.124. Charles Neil Worsham
"Neal" b 13 May 1927
Hopkins, TX, & d 23 Mar 1977 of Little River, AR. He m 1st)
Dorothy Jean Kiker b 3 Feb 1930 Hopkins, TX, the daughter of Merrett & Lea Hurley
Charles m 2nd)
Marlene Lillian Johnson.
He m 3rd) Glynda
Sue McDonald of Little River, AR on 15 Jul 1968 in Leflore, OK. Charles bur. Ashdown Cem, Ashdown,
Little River Co, AR as a vet. of US Army-WW II.
Children of Charles and
Dorothy: (DeAnn Worsham, 2001)
Worsham m Mr Harris.
126.96.36.199A.2. Joe Neal Worsham
m Maryta Anne Irlanda, Dianne
McHaffey, & Cindy M Whisman.
Children of Charles and Marlene:
Neil Worsham "Neal" m 1st) Katherine S. Wilson &
m 2nd) Colette Marie Thomson.
Charles and Glinda: (DeAnn Worsham, 2001)
188.8.131.52C.1. Charles Anthony Worsham
m Marnita Deann Pettengill.
184.108.40.206C.2. Darenda Marie Worsham.
Dalton Worsham m Shannon Lee Sarinske.
1.6. Lovick Merrit Worsham
b 13 Aug 1833, m Lousina
Haseltine Burt. Lovick joined the Confederate Army 23 Mar 1861 as a private
in Old Company K, 1st Regiment Al Infantry for 12 mo.
"I, Lovick M. Worsham born in
Montgomery Co in the state of Alabama, aged twenty seven years, and by
occupation a farmer. Do Hereby Acknowledge to have voluntarily enlisted this
thirteenth day of May 1862, as a soldier in the Army of the Confederate States
of America for the period of two years or the war ..." "The soldier
has hazel eyes, auburn hair, dark complexion is five feet 9 inches high."
This picture was published in "Red
River Parish Our Heritage", vol 1, 1998, p 560. Front row: William Edgar, John Stedman, Lovick,
Lousina, Lucinda Lucretia, & Richard Phillip Worsham. Back row: Hubert
Hilton, Joseph Clayton, Robert Lee, Charles Raymond, Alice Marcella, Mattie
Florence, & Burt Worsham.
220.127.116.11. Y D Worsham
b 1 Jan 1898 Bienville, LA & d 7 Feb 1977 Tullos, LaSalle, LA. He m 1st)
Daisy Brossette b 3 Mar 1884 of Montgomery Town, Grant, LA
& d 12 Nov 1956 of Dry Prong, Grant, LA. Daisy also m Mr
McConathy & had children: Charles McConathy & Riley McConathy. She also m Mr
Thompson & had children: Eunice Thompson, Jessie T Thompson & Reba
E Thompson. Shye was named in her daughter's obituary, 4 Nov 1954 Winn Parish
Funeral services for Mrs. Eunice Rhymes, wife of Harvey Rhymes, who
died Wed in a local hospital, will be held Fri at the Laurel Heights Baptist Church.
Interment in the Hebron, Grant Parish Cem. Survivors included the husband, Harvey
Rhymes, mother, Mrs. Y. D. Worsham, Georgetown, three half-brothers, Riley McConathy,
Reading, CA, Charles McConathy, Georgetown, Rev. B. P. Worsham, New Orleans; two
sisters, Mrs. Jessie Hill, Cleveland, OH, and Mrs. Reba Jenkins, Austin, TX.
Child of Y D & Daisy:
Dowell Prentiss "Doc" Worsham b 22 Jun 1927 Winn, LA & d 3 Feb 2005 Baton
Rouge, East Baton Rouge, LA.
18.104.22.168. James Finous Worsham b Oct 1898 Winn Parish, LA s/o John Stedman
Worsham & Rada L. Hand name is Finos Fulton Worsham
b 28 Oct 1898. He m 1st) Velva Daigree b 4 Jul
1913 & d May 1985 of Winnfield, Winn, LA. Finos m 2nd) Emma
Ophelia Leet instead of Emma Lee. Emma b 28 Mar 1917, d 13 Oct
1990 Zachary, LA & bur Feliciana Cem, St. Francisville, West Feliciana, LA. Finos d 7
Apr 1983 of St Francisville, West Feliciana, LA.
Children of Finos & Velva:
22.214.171.124A.1. John E. "Johnny" Worsham
126.96.36.199A.2. Robert Fulton Worsham
m 1st) Judy
& m 2nd) Mrs. Vivian Brumfield. He was a Veteran of the Viet Nam War.
Robert & Judy children:
188.8.131.52A.2A.1. Shannon Joseph Worsham
"Joe" m Amy Daniels & had
a son Cody Worsham.
184.108.40.206A.2A.2. Shawna Lyn Worsham
220.127.116.11A.2A.3. Shawn Robert Worsham
18.104.22.168A.2A.4. Shane Worsham
22.214.171.124A.3. Charles Ray Worsham had a daughter
Debbie Worsham. Debbie died 2001.
126.96.36.199A.4. Franklin R. Worsham
"Frankie" b 10 Mar 1941 of Winn, LA, d 17 Feb 2000
Cookeville, Putnam, TN.
188.8.131.52A.5. Gloria Fay Worsham
Dunn and lived in El Dorado, Union, AR. Melvin was deceased
184.108.40.206A.6. Gay Worsham
E. Baker. He was deceased before 2002. They had a son Robert Baker, Jr.
220.127.116.11A.7. Judy Worsham.
Finos & Emma child:
18.104.22.168B.1. Finos Fulton Worsham Jr
Louise Hamilton m 2nd) Cheryl Probst.
1.6.4. Robert Lee
Worsham d 16 Feb 1938 Atlanta, Winn, LA. Robert m 1st)
Martha Emmaline Arnold "Emma" b 10 Sep 1870 & d 18 Apr 1915.
His obit was published 17 Feb 1938
Winn Parish Enterprise:
Robert Lee Worsham of Atlanta
Succumbs Wed, Feb 16 Robert Lee Worsham, 66 years, 11 months and 25 days, died at his
home in Atlanta, Wed, Feb 16, after being in ill health for a long time. Funeral
services were held at Atlanta. The deceased is survived by his widow, Mrs. Maude Kolb
Worsham and the following sons and daughters, Mss. Mae Calhoun, Monroe; Mrs. Myrtle
Payne of Linias, CA; Lou Ellen, Bert, Helen, Julius, Clara Fay, and James Worsham, all
of Atlanta. Also surviving are four brothers and two sisters.
Robert's 2nd wife, Mary Maude Kolb Worsham's, obit is in the 15 Oct
1980 Winn Parish Enterprise News American:
Mrs. Maude Worsham Services
for Mrs. Maude Kolb Worsham, 94, of Atlanta, were held Mon in Atlanta Baptist Church in
Atlanta with the Rev. Bay Teal officiating. Burial was in Atlanta Cem. Mrs. Worsham died
Fri, Oct 10, 1930 in Leesville after a short illness. Services include four sons,
Charles Worsham of Atlanta, James Worsham of Leesville, Burt Worsham and Julius Worsham,
both of Port Lavaca, TX; five daughters, Myrtle Payne and Mae Calhoun, both of Columbia,
Lou Ellen Hagler of Muadeow, OK, Helen Jones of Starkville, MS, and Clara Henry of
Ruston; a brother, Stanley Kolb of Baton Rouge.
Children of Robert & Emma:
Marcella Mae Worsham "Mae" b 19 Jun 1909 of Avoyelles, LA &
m Andon Azo Calhoun 19 Mar 1927 Verda, Grant, LA. Andon m
1st) Chestine McManus b 28 Feb 1895 & d 17 Oct 1925 Verda, LA. (Sonya Calhoun Frymyer,
2007) Andon b 12 Dec 1887 Downsville, Jackson, LA & d 23 Oct 1975 Columbia, Caldwell,
Photos from Sonya
Calhoun Frymyer, 2007. In photo, left, are sisters, Myrtle Worsham & Marcella Mae
Worsham. Picture of Andon was at age 14 or 15 years old.
Worsham b abt 1912 of Avoyelles, LA & m Charles Payne.
(Vila Faye Worsham, 1998)
Children of Robert & Mary:
Ellen Worsham b 6 Sep 1920 Moreauville, Avoyelles, LA & m
Gordon Allen Hagler b 17 Dec 1920 Ada, Pontotoc, OK. Lou d 18 Nov 1994 &
Gordon d 22 Jul 1997 Alexandria, Rapides, LA. (Bob Borchers, 2002)
Robert E Worsham b abt 1922 of Winn, LA
Bert Worsham b 6 Sep 1923 Atlanta, Winn, LA & m Twila Jean
Meier 14 Dec 1948. Twila b Mar 1924. David d 10 Mar 1998 Victoria,
Victoria, TX. Children: David Lee Worsham & Laura Jean Worsham.
Lucille Worsham b 1925 of Avoyelles, LA & m Carl Jones.
(Bernadine Maddox, 2002)
Earl Worsham b 4 Feb 1927 of Grant, LA & m Louise Arlette
DeLapp 1 Jun 1956 Buffalo, South Dakota. (Bernadine Maddox, 2002)
Julius d 2 Oct 1987 Port Lavaca, Calhoun, TX.
buried in Greenlawn Gardens, Port Lavaca,
Calhoun Co, TX.
obituary was published
in the Victoria Advocate on 7 Jan 2011:
CHRISTI - Louise Arlette DeLapp Worsham, age 72, passed away on Tuesday, Jan.
4, 2011, in Corpus Christi. She was born on Oct. 1, 1938, to Bernard Leon and
Rose Lillian Kucera DeLapp in Project City, Calif. Louise was the
first child born in Project City, Calif., now known as Lake Shasta. She
graduated in 1956 from Buffalo High School in Buffalo, S.D. Louise went on to
marry the late Julius Earl Worsham Sr. on June 1, 1956, and moved to Port
Lavaca, where she resided, raised her family and worked until 2000. She
retired after 30 years of loyal employment from Memorial Medical Center in
Port Lavaca. In 2003, Louise moved to Corpus Christi. Louise enjoyed reading,
knitting and spending time with friends and family, especially her
grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her
husband of 31 years, Julius Earl Worsham Sr.; parents, Bernard Leon and Rose
Lillian DeLapp; brothers, Leon, Rex, Tommy and Raymond DeLapp; sister,
Bernadine DeLapp; and infant granddaughter, Julie Elizabeth Worsham. She is
survived by her son, Julius Earl Worsham Jr. (Sandra) of Danville, Va.;
daughters, Bernadine Maddox of Saco, Maine, Rayme Worsham of Corpus Christi,
Mary McDonald (Timothy) of Houston, Roberta Harrington (Robert) of Petal,
Miss., JaneAnn Volek (Jeffrey Sr.) of Victoria; grandchildren, Katherine
McGuire (John) of Pflugerville, Trenton, Kyndal, Chandler, Cameron and Jayden
Worsham, all of Danville, Va.; Kenneth Maddox (April) of Saco, Maine, Bryson
Myles Worsham of Corpus Christi, Ronda Hunt of Houston, Steven Hunt of
Victoria, Dana Anderson (Titus) of Petal, Miss., Megan Flynn of Petal, Miss.,
Jerry Eure III (Lauren) of Seadrift, Timothy Eure (Jeannie) of Port O'Connor,
Matt Eure of Victoria; great-grandchildren, Colter Maddox, Chelsea Maddox, Ava
Hunt, Katelyn Anderson, Mattie Anderson, Remington Eure, Bradley Eure; sister,
Phyllis Davis of California; sisters-in-law, Marybelle DeLapp of Kelso, Wash.,
Helen Jones of Ruston, La.; special niece, Laura Jean Meiske (James) of San
Antonio; nephew, David Lee Worsham (Brenda) of San Antonio; and many friends,
former colleagues, nieces, nephews and cousins. A visitation will be held on
Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at Alamo Heights Baptist Church in
Port Lavaca. Private family visitation will be held on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011,
from 10 to 11 a.m. at Alamo Heights Baptist Church with a funeral service to
follow at 11:30 a.m. Interment will follow at Green Lawn Gardens Cemetery in
Port Lavaca. Pallbearers will be Robert Harrington, Ronald Hunt, Steven Hunt,
Timothy McDonald, John McGuire and Jeffery Volek Sr.
1.6.4B.5.1. Julius Earl Worsham Jr "Earl"
m 1st) Brenda Kay Tater 1 Oct 1977 Calhoun, TX
& had children: Katherine Michelle Worsham & Julie Anna Worsham who
was stillborn 1980.
Earl m 2nd) Sandra
Faye Bedynek 8 Aug 1987 DeWitt, TX. Their children: Trenton Earl
Worsham, Kyndal Lane Worsham, Chandler Reed Worsham, Cameron Jake Worsham,
& Jayden Kael Worsham. (Julius Earl Worsham Jr, 2007)
1.6.4B.5.2. Bernadine Lillian Worsham m 1st James
A Lumley 5 Mar 1977 Calhoun, TX & 2nd) Kenneth
Charles Maddox 26 Feb 1983 Victoria, TX. Bernadine divorced Kenneth
Maddox,26 Apr 1991.
They had one child:
1.6.4B.5.2.1. Kenneth Charles Maddox III b
15 Aug 1983 in Victoria, TX. (Bernadine Maddox, 2007) Kenneth III has two
children: Colter Jade Maddox & Chelsea Daisy-Lu Maddox.
Cameron Worsham b 19 May 1928 of Grant, LA & d 11 May 2004 Winnfield, Winn, LA.
Charles Cameron Worsham (May
19, 1928 - May 11, 2004) Winnfield, La. Charles Cameron Worsham, age 75 of Winnfield,
passed away, Tuesday, May 11, 2004 at Winn Parish Medical Center in Winnfield. He was
a member of the Atlanta Baptist church and a U.S. Army Veteran. He was also a member
of Eastern Star Lodge #151 F&AM and a member of the Scottish Rite Bodies of Monroe. He
is the son of the late Robert Worsham and the late Mary Maude (Kolb) Worsham. He is
survived by his Brother: James Worsham of Itasca IL. and One Sister Helen Jones of
Ruston Mr. Worsham is preceded in death by: Two sisters and two brothers. Funeral
services will be Thursday in the Southern Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Matthew Endris
officiating. Burial will follow in the Atlanta Cemetery.
Faye Worsham b 1930 Moreauville, Avoyelles, LA & m
Gordon Allen Hagler. (Bernadine Maddox, 2002)
Reuben Worsham b 19 Jul 1934 of Winn, LA, m Mary Ann
Hlawiczka. James d 31 Oct 2004 Dixon, Lee, Illinois. Children: James
Reuben Worsham, Robert Anthony Worsham.
Marcella Worsham b 1 Apr 1878 Bienville Parish, LA. (2-1880) m Arthur
McLamore 16 Apr 1903 Winn Parish, LA. She did not marry Robert Stewart,
her sister did. Arthur b abt 1877 Winn Parish, LA s/o Richard McLamore &
Mary Davidson. Arthur is age 42 b LA in the 1920 Police Jury Ward 3, Red River
Co, LA census, p 10A & Alice is age 41 b LA with daughter Mary Lou McLamore age 8 b LA. She is age 52 b LA, widow m. age 24 in the 1930
Harlingen, Cameron Co, TX census with her daughter Mary L. McLamore age 18 b
LA. She d 28 Jan 1958 Harlingen, Cameron, TX. Her obituary was in the Winn
Parish Enterprise News-American on 6 Feb 1958 (Greggory E. Davies, 2004):
"Former Resident of Atlanta Dies in Harlingen, Texas. Word has been
received of the death of Jan. 28 in Harlingen, Texas, of Mrs. Alice Worsham McLamore, 79, a native of Bienville Parish and a long time resident of the
Atlanta community, Winn Parish. Mrs. McLamore was born and reared near Mt.
Lebanon and is survived by a sister, Mrs. J. R. Stewart of Shreveport and
other relatives. Funeral services were held last Thursday in
Florence Worsham m 1st) Lonnie Leach
& 2nd) James Robert Stewart. The obit of
James R Stewart, Sabine Parish, Many, LA, 26 Mar 1970:
R. Stewart, 96, of Shreveport died March 22 in Shreveport, after an extended
illness. Surviving relatives include his wife, Mrs. Florence Worsham Stewart
of Shreveport; a daughter, Mrs. Euna Belle Mobley of Robeline. Stewart was a
retired farmer, and for many years his farm was designed a model farm by the
state because of outstanding crops. He was active in the Baptist Church for 75
years, and was a member of Lakeshore Baptist Church of Shreveport. Funeral
services March 24, Burial was in Mt. Carmel Cem."
1. John Worsham b abt 1765
Amelia Co, GA m Nancy Whitworth 20 Apr 1794 Amelia
Co, VA. John d 1812 Henry Co, VA. Descendants lived in Giles Co, TN; McLennan Co, TX;
Grayson Co, TX; Lincoln Co, TN.
After John's death, Nancy moved to Giles Co,
TN. According to Kevon Fitzpatrick, 2001, in 1796 James Worsham m Mary Walthall in Amelia
Co with Sur Claiborn Whitwoth, in 1790 Rowland Whitworth m
Martha Walthall (Mary’s sister) Sur Claiborn Whitworth &
1794 Nancy Whitworth m John Worsham in Amelia. Kevon believes Nancy named
her children after her husband, husbands brother, Rowland’s wife, Claiborn may
have been her father & she could be Rowlands sister. This connects James
Worsham, the son of George Worsham to John Worsham who m Nancy Whitworth.
page 666, we have James Worsham b abt 1765 Amelia Co, VA probably m Mary
Walthall. Wit to consent, William Ford and Charles Worsham, Sur. Charles
Worsham. When John Worsham m Nancy Whitworth, Charles Worsham was also
Security. Therefore, this John, very likely could be James’ older brother, John Worsham
b abt 1763, on page 665.
1.1. Martha Worsham
b abt 1797. (53-1850) Martha m James E. Taylor b abt
1794 of Henry, VA, the son of George Taylor & Rachel Foster. (56-1850)
James' brother, Henry
Taylor, married Martha's sister,
Lucy Ann Luisiana Worsham.
James and Henry's brother, George
Taylor, b 30 Jan 1785 Henry, VA m Elizabeth McMillion.
George and Elizabeth's Taylor's daughter, Mary C
Taylor "Polly", m
Worsham, another son of John &
Nancy Whitworth Worsham. George & Elizabeth Taylor's other daughter, Martha C.
Elizabeth Taylor b10 Jan 1814 Henry, VA, m John
Worsham, another son of
John & Nancy Whitworth Worsham.
Martha and James Taylor are in the 1850 Maury
Co, TN census. Martha d 10 Sep 1856 Maury, TN & James d Nov 1872, Cherokee, TX.
1.1.1. Eliza Ann
Taylor b 9 Jul 1816 VA.
Taylor b 6 Jul 1818 of Maury, TN. (32-1850)
Taylor b 4 Mar 1820 Maury, TN. (30-1850)
1.1.4. Parlina M
Taylor b 11 Apr 1822 Maury, TN.
1.1.5. Lucy Ann
Taylor b 9 Mar 1824 Culleoka, Maury, TN.
Taylor b 9 Mar 1824 Culleoka, Maury, TN.
Taylor b 31 Jan 1825 Maury, TN.
1.1.8. William P
Taylor b 22 Dec 1827 Maury, TN.
L. Taylor b 14 Feb 1830 Maury, TN. (18-1850)
1.1.10. Martha J.
Taylor b 5 May 1832 Maury, TN. (17-1850)
1.1.11. James J.
Taylor b 10 Jun 1835 Maury, TN. (14-1850)
C. Taylor b 29 Sep 1838 Maury, TN. (12-1850)
1.2. John Worsham
b 22 Oct 1799. He m Martha
C Taylor the sister of his brother William Worsham's wife Mary Taylor.
They are named in George Taylor's will of Giles Co, TN, written 5 Apr 1842
recorded 6 May 1842:
"I George Taylor do make and publish this my
last will and Testament hereby revoking and making void all other wills by me at
any time made. First I direct that my funeral expenses and all my debts be paid
as soon after my death as possible out of any money I may die possessed of or
may first come into the hands of my Executor. Secondly I give and bequeath to my
wife Elizabeth Taylor all my property after paying my debts as above stated.
Viz. my house and land and Negro Woman America her Son A Negro Boy named Major
and my Negro man Ralph and a girl Phillis. Also my money Notes and accounts and
live stock of all kinds also the Household and kitchen furniture To have and to
hold so long as she may live to the use of her Support. And at my wife Elizabeth
Taylor's death I desire that my estate be equally devided between my two
daughters. Viz. Mary Worsham wife of William Worsham and Martha Worsham wife of
John Worsham their heirs and afsigns forever. Moreover I give and bequeath to my
daughter Martha Worsham the dwelling House of John Worsham died now Standing on
my premises to dwell in so long as she remains Singl to have and to hold as her
own house. Lastly I do hereby nominate and appoint my wife my executor in
witness whereof I do this at my (house) and seal this 5th day of April 1842.
George Taylor his mark X his seal , Signed sealed and published in our presence.
And we have Subscribed our names here to in the presence of the testator this
5th day of April 1842. Witnesses: William Lackey, Granville Brestor, John
1.2.1. George S Worsham born 15 Feb 1832 Giles Co, TN
married Nancy Catherine Young 28 Oct 1855 Giles Co, TN. Nancy born 10 Mar 1836
Giles. When George married Nancy, he built a new home for her in
Worsham's Hollow near Pulaski, TN. Their home is still there, although it is not
being occupied at the present time (2000)
Worsham Hollow – Home of George S and Nancy
(Young) Worsham, Picture is from Kevin
22.214.171.124 Josephine Ozello Worsham,
daughter of George S. Worsham &
Nancy Catherine Young , born Nov 14, 1856 Pulaski, Giles, TN & died Jun 29, 1913 Holliday,
Archer Co, TX. She m
Edward Burwell Briggs Nov 7, 1871 Pulaski, Giles, TN. According to
the Briggs Family Bible, Josephine m Edward Briggs 12 Nov 1871 at the home of
the bride’s father G. S. Worsham. Solemnized by Rev. C. A. Harwell on Sunday.
Perhaps the 7 Nov date was the date the license was issued. In the Bible record
Edward b 12 Nov 1849 & died 21 Oct 1911 & she d 24 Jun 1913. According
to her death certificate she was b 12 Nov 1857 d 29 Jun 1913 Brunner, Harris
Co, TX of pellegra. Burial: Glenwood. It names her father as G W Worsham, not
G S Worsham. (John Norwood, 2003) According to most of the records found, his
name is either G. S. Worsham or George S. Worsham; therefore, it is believed the
S. for his middle name is correct. Josephine Worsham picture from Beverly Brown, 2000.
126.96.36.199. John Spencer Worsham
m 1st) Bettie Field Blow. Norma Rogers has a picture of his tombstone.
Maplewood Cem, Giles Co, TN: J S Worsham 9 May
1858 -16 May 1917, Sailor Memorial.
John & Bettie
188.8.131.52A.1. Hattie L. Worsham added middle initial.
184.108.40.206A.2. Lillian M. Worsham added middle initial.
220.127.116.11A.3. Vera Worsham d 18 Nov 1918
18.104.22.168A.4. Instead of William Guy Worsham he is Willie Sterling Worsham
b 27 Apr 1887 Giles Co, TN m Katherine Agnes Rena Callahan
(add two middle
names) 18 Oct 1909 Giles Co, TN & d 25 Dec 1912 Giles Co, TN. In his
obituary in the Pulaski Citizen dated 2 Jan 1913, it says he was a telegraph
operator. He died of tuberculosis. After Willie died Katherine m George Cole.
She and George are in the 1920 Giles Co, TN Census. Her son, William Edward
is living with them & twin daughters Jan & Jene Cole age 2 years &
11 months plus her sister Annie age 26 Children:
22.214.171.124A.4.1. William Edward Worsham "Mebby"
b 5 Jan 1911 (Young
Families of Giles Co, TN, pg 160) m 1st) Christine Clark Randolph & 2nd)
Susan Kilpatrick 1936. He d 2 Oct 1977 Giles Co, TN.
John & Mignon children:
126.96.36.199B.1. Kathrine Louise Worsham
m George Lancaster Braly
11 Dec 1926 TN.
188.8.131.52B.1.1. George L Braly b 25 Feb 1929.
184.108.40.206B.1.2. Nathan Lane Braly b 31 Aug 1935.
220.127.116.11B.2. John Spencer Worsham Jr b 15
Jan 1910. Florida death index and Social Security death index has 15 Jan 1910 as
his birth date, however according to Norma Rogers it was 14 Jan 1910. Young Families of Giles County have his death in
Children: (Some George Taylors of Henry
County, Virginia, and Giles County, Tennessee. Albuquerque, NM: N F Y
18.104.22.168B.2.1. Thomas Spencer Worsham
b 29 Nov 1937 Marietta, GA m
Barbara Peterson. Thomas Spencer d 8 Oct 2009 Lakeland, Polk, FL.
22.214.171.124B.2.2. Thomas Charles Worsham
b 29 Nov 1937 Marietta, GA m
Morgan Worsham "Jerry"
b 26 Apr 1941 Marietta, GA m
11 Feb 1960 Alameda, CA.
126.96.36.199B.2.4. Dwight Lee Worsham
b 11 Sp 1944 Lawrenceville, GA m
Ann Silas (Siles) 9 Dec 1961. Betty Ann was b 13 Sep 1946 & d 4 Apr 2009
Seffner, Hillsborough, FL.
188.8.131.52B.2.5. Anthony Marcus Worsham
"Tony" b Jan 1947 Tampa, FL
m Kwi Dok Kang 23 Dec 1974 Clark Co, NV. Kwi b 20 Mar
184.108.40.206B.2.6. John David Worsham m
Louise Thompson. John m 2nd) Lindy Gay Pasley.
220.127.116.11B.2.7. Mary Mignon Worsham
b 5 Dec 1951 Tampa, FL m
Richard Dean Finney.
18.104.22.168B.2.8. Michael Wayne Worsham
"Mike" b 11 Feb 1953 Tampa, FL
1st) Gwendolyn & 2nd) Diane Lee
WORSHAM, Mike Sr., 55, a native and
lifetime resident of Seffner, Fla., passed away Wednesday, May 13, 2009. He was a
loving husband and father, his warm heart and spirit touched the lives of everyone
he met. He is survived by his wife, Diane DeBlois Worsham; son, Michael Worsham Jr.
and wife, Angela; six brothers, T.S., T.C., Jerry, Dwight, Tony and David; sister,
Minyon Finney; an extended loving family; and numerous dear friends. The family
wishes to thank Dr. Thomas DiGeronimo for his special friendship with their loved
one. For those who wish to, please contribute to the charity of choice or to the
Multiple Sclerosis Society Mid Florida Chapter in his memory. "The sweetest thing
I've ever known is loving you." Stowers - Brandon
22.214.171.124B.3. George Morgan Worsham add death date 4 Aug 1989 Giles Co, TN.
He was a watchmaker.
126.96.36.199B.3.1. James Ronald Worsham
b 12 Oct 1941 Pulaski, Giles, TN m
Mary Kay Eichenberger 24 Apr 1965 Nashville, Davidson, TN. He was a
corrections officer for 15 years at the Limestone AL Correctional
Institution. He d 1 Aug 1999 Limestone Co, AL & bur Copeland
Cemetery, Athens, AL.
188.8.131.52B.3.2. Edwin Douglas Worsham b 24 Jun 1945 Pulaski, Giles, TN
1st) Kathleen M. Wise 11 Jun 1972 Pulaski, Giles, TN &
Biggs 5 Jul 1985 Springfield.
184.108.40.206B.3.3. Betty Blair Worsham
b 11 Dec 1951 Pulaski, Giles, TN m
Tobias Roderick Clark 6 Aug 1972 Pulaski, Giles, TN.