Arthur Worden

July 1868–
Swan Township, Warren, Illinois, United States

The Life of Arthur

When Arthur Worden was born in July 1868, in Swan Township, Warren, Illinois, United States, his father, George Willard Worden, was 42 and his mother, Jennie Louisa Harris, was 17. He had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with Lulu M. Butler. He lived in Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States in 1900.

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Arthur Worden
Lulu M. Butler
Harry Earnest Worden
Rhea Donie Worden

Spouse and Children


    Lulu M. Butler




    Harry Earnest Worden


    Rhea Donie Worden


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 2

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Age 3

In 1871, a cow kicked over a lantern, causing a fire that burned down half of Chicago. Today this city is the third largest in the US.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 32

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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)

  • Arthur H Worden, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Arthur R Worden in household of James Worden, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Arthur Worden in entry for Rhea Donie Atherton, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"

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