Robert Henry Langworthy

12 October 1819–12 February 1880 (Age 60)
Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Robert Henry

When Robert Henry Langworthy was born on 12 October 1819, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Robert Henry Langworthy, was 34 and his mother, Lois Sisson, was 34. He married Susan Jenette Potter on 4 September 1848. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Westerly, Washington, Rhode Island, United States in 1850. He died on 12 February 1880, in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Hopkinton, Washington, Rhode Island, United States.

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Robert Henry Langworthy
Susan Jenette Potter
Marriage: 4 September 1848
Ada Langworthy

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4 September 1848


    Ada Langworthy


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World Events (8)

1820 · Making States Equal

Age 1

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1835 · First Fire Insurance

Age 16

On Decmeber 3, 1835, the first fire insurance policy is issued by the Manufacturer Mutual Fire Insurance Company.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 17

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

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 H Langworthy in household of William Langworthy, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Robert H Langworthy, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Robert H Longworthy in household of Robert Longworthy, "United States Census, 1850"

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