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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Family Time Line

Henry Moody Worsham
1814–1872
Mary Dickson
1830–1908
Marriage: 5 December 1846
Henry Dickson Worsham
1847–1934
Charles F. Worsham
1849–1872
William E. Worsham
1851–1900
John Jennings Worsham
1855–
Mary Ida Worsham
1858–1948

Spouse and Children

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

(5)

    Henry Dickson Worsham

    Male1847–1934Male

    Charles F. Worsham

    Male1849–1872Male

    William E. Worsham

    Male1851–1900Male

    John Jennings Worsham

    Male1855–Male

    Female1858–1948Female

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+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. 
1821

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.

Possible Related Names

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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