Robert Henry Langworthy

14 March 1785–21 February 1865 (Age 79)
Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry Langworthy was born on 14 March 1785, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Samuel Langworthy, was 39 and his mother, Mercy Saunders, was 32. He married Lois Sisson in 1810. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 21 February 1865, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Henry Langworthy
1785–1865
Lois Sisson
1785–1876
Marriage: 1810
Robert Henry Langworthy
1819–1880
William Alonso Langworthy
1821–1911
Louisa Langworthy
1823–1895
Rhoda Ann Langworthy
1827–1885
Harriet A. Langworthy
1828–1909
Abbie Sisson Langworthy
1831–1891

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1810
Ri
children

(6)

+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

    Samuel Langworthy

    Male1771–1853Male

    Tacy Langworthy

    Female1773–1838Female

    Peleg Langworthy

    Male1775–1852Male

    Male1777–1839Male

    Male1779–1837Male

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1786 · Shays' Rebellion

Age 1

Caused by war veteran Daniel Shays, Shays' Rebellion was to protest economic and civil rights injustices that he and other farmers were seeing after the Revolutionary War. Because of the Rebellion it opened the eyes of the governing officials that the Articles of Confederation needed a reform. The Rebellion served as a guardrail when helping reform the United States Constitution.
1790 · 13th State

Age 5

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.
1808

Age 23

Atlantic slave trade abolished.

Name Meaning

English (Devon): habitational name from either of two places in Devon called Langworthy, from Old English lang ‘long’ + worðig ‘enclosure’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Robert Longworthy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Robert Langworthy, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Robert Langworthy in entry for Harriet A Langworthy, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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