Thomas Worth

19 September 1852–10 August 1930 (Age 77)
Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Thomas

When Thomas Worth was born on 19 September 1852, in Chester, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Richard J Worth, was 42 and his mother, Sophia Jefferies, was 39. He married Prudence Eddy on 19 May 1880, in Hamilton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in West Bradford Township, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and Buffalo, Johnson, Wyoming Territory, United States for about 30 years. In 1897, at the age of 45, his occupation is listed as janitor in Buffalo, Johnson, Wyoming Territory, United States. He died on 10 August 1930, in Sheridan, Sheridan, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Buffalo, Johnson, Wyoming Territory, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Worth
1852–1930
Prudence Eddy
1854–1908
Marriage: 19 May 1880
Florence May Worth
1884–1974
Thomas Frederick Hoopes Worth
1887–1919
Faith Marie Worth
1889–1962
Frank Worth
1892–1892
Ruth Juanita Worth
1896–1999

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
19 May 1880
Hamilton, Texas, United States
children

(5)

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(7)

    Bennett Jefferies Worth

    Male1838–1922Male

    Rachel Ann Worth

    Female1840–1863Female

    Female1842–1893Female

    Female1844–1911Female

    Annie Worth

    Female1846–1924Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 11

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · Battle of Gettysburg

Age 11

The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 23

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 any of various places named Worth, for example in Cheshire, Dorset, Sussex, and Kent, from Old English worð ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. The vocabulary word probably survived into the Middle English period in the sense of a subsidiary settlement dependent on a main village, and in some cases the surname may be a topographic name derived from this use.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Thomas Worth, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Thomas Worth in household of Sophia J Worth, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Thomas Worth in household of Faith M Pruett, "United States Census, 1930"

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