Joseph Daniel S. Worsham

3 March 1856–21 March 1923 (Age 67)
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Joseph Daniel S.

When Joseph Daniel S. Worsham was born on 3 March 1856, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, his father, William O'Dell Worsham, was 22 and his mother, Sarah Elizabeth F Rodgers, was 15. He married Lethy C. Brooks about 1879, in Madison, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Township 8 Spring Creek, Madison, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Spartanburg, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States in 1920. He died on 21 March 1923, in Madison, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Whitney, Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Daniel S. Worsham
Laura Rezine Brooks
Marriage: 13 August 1880
William Joseph Worsham
David Larkin Worsham
Laura R. Worsham
Belva Ann Worsham

Spouse and Children

13 August 1880
Madison, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 4

In 1860, South Carolina quit the United States because its citizens were in favor of slavery and President Lincoln was not. The Civil War started a year later.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 6

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 19

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places named Worsham, in Oxfordshire and Sussex. The first is named from the Old English personal name Wulfmǣr + hām ‘homestead’ or hamm ‘enclosure hemmed in by water’; the second is from an unattested Old English personal name Wyrtel + .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Daniel Warsham in household of William O Warsham, "United States Census, 1870"
  • David S Washam in household of Wm Washam, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Daniel S Wor*, "United States Census, 1920"

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