Henry Moody Worsham

about 1814–11 April 1872 (Age 58)
Petersburg, Virginia, United States

The Life of Henry Moody

When Henry Moody Worsham was born about 1814, in Petersburg, Virginia, United States, his father, John Worsham, was 40 and his mother, Dosha Cook Jennings, was 29. He married Mary Dickson on 5 December 1846. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States for about 10 years and Missouri, United States in 1870. He died on 11 April 1872, in Point, St. Louis, Missouri, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States.

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Henry Moody Worsham
Mary Dickson
Marriage: 5 December 1846
Henry Dickson Worsham
Charles F. Worsham
William E. Worsham
John Jennings Worsham
Mary Ida Worsham

Spouse and Children

5 December 1846
St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, USA


    Henry Dickson Worsham


    Charles F. Worsham


    William E. Worsham


    John Jennings Worsham



Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 5

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

Age 7

Missouri is the 24th state
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 16

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • H M Warsham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • H M Worsham, "United States Census, 1850"
  • H M Worsham, "United States Census, 1860"

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