Robert Henry Langworthy

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

The Life Summary 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 on 8 January 1818. 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
Lois Sisson
Marriage: 8 January 1818
Robert Henry Langworthy
William Alonso Langworthy
Louisa Langworthy
Rhoda Ann Langworthy
Harriet A. Langworthy
Abbie Sisson Langworthy

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 January 1818
  • Children


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    +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.
    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’ + worthig ‘enclosure’.

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

    Sources (11)

    • Robert Longworthy, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Robert Langworthy, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
    • Robert Langworthy in entry for Harriet A Langworthy, "Rhode Island Deaths and Burials, 1802-1950"

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