Michael Worthen

Male6 January 1758–12 January 1841

Brief Life History of Michael

When Michael Worthen was born on 6 January 1758, in Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America, his father, David Worthen, was 23 and his mother, Dorothy Colby, was 28. He married Dorothy Brown on 16 August 1778, in South Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He registered for military service in 1831. He died on 12 January 1841, in Chester, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 83.

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Michael Worthen
Dorothy Brown
Marriage: 16 August 1778
Lydia Worthen
Isaac Worthen
Dorothy Worthen
Betsey Worthen
David Worthen
Lucretia Worthen

Sources (18)

  • Mikel Worthen, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"
  • Mikel Worthen, "New Hampshire Marriage Records, 1637-1947"
  • Michael Worthen, "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 August 1778South Hampton, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States
  • Children (6)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 18

    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.


    Age 18

    New Hampshire is 9th state.

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Age 23

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Old English worthign ‘enclosure, homestead’ or a habitational name from any of several places so named, such as Worthen in Shropshire or Worthing in Norfolk.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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