John Worden

2 July 1796–6 November 1884 (Age 88)
Dallas, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of John

When John Worden was born on 2 July 1796, in Dallas, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Nathaniel Worden, was 30 and his mother, Lana Line, was 22. He married Susannah Morrison in 1828, in Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 9 daughters. He lived in Plains Township, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1860 and West Pittston, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 6 November 1884, in Dallas, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 88.

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Family Time Line

John Worden
1796–1884
Susannah Morrison
1809–1907
Marriage: 1828
Priscilla Wardan
1830–1909
Clara Wardan
1832–1898
Clarissa Worden
1832–1898
Susan Worden
1833–1931
Elizabeth Worden
1835–1915
Mary L Wardan
1838–1915
Mary Ann Worden
1840–
Harriet Worden
1840–1911
John H Worden
1843–1863
Charles W Worden
1846–1863
Jemima A Wardan
1848–1916
David Morrison Warden
1851–1910

Spouse and Children

    Male1796–1884Male

    Susannah Morrison

    Female1809–1907Female

MARRIAGE
1828
Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
children

(12)

    Priscilla Wardan

    Female1830–1909Female

    Clara Wardan

    Female1832–1898Female

    Clarissa Worden

    Female1832–1898Female

    Susan Worden

    Female1833–1931Female

    Elizabeth Worden

    Female1835–1915Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 4

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
1812 · Harrisburg Becomes the State Capital

Age 16

Harrisburg had important parts with migration, the Civil War, and the Industrial Revolution. 
1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 23

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. 

Name Meaning

English (chiefly Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Chorley. Early forms consistently show the first syllable as Wer-, and the name is probably derived from Old English wer ‘weir’ + denu ‘valley’.

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

Sources (3)

  • John Worden, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Worden, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Wardan, "United States Census, 1870"

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