Lynn Carlton Worthington

Male1 July 1890–21 May 1929

Brief Life History of Lynn Carlton

When Lynn Carlton Worthington was born on 1 July 1890, in Burns, Harney, Oregon, United States, his father, Amasa Woodworth Cowles, was 48 and his mother, Eudora May Lynn, was 30. He married Lola H. Hedge on 15 September 1924, in Covington, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Ada, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1919. He died on 21 May 1929, in Port Townsend, Jefferson, Washington, United States, at the age of 38, and was buried in Morris Hill Cemetery, Boise, Ada, Idaho, United States.

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Lynn Carlton Worthington
Lola H. Hedge
Marriage: 15 September 1924
Carmen Gene Worthington
Stanley Blaine Worthington

Sources (17)

  • Lewis C Worthington in household of Allen C Worthington, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lynn C Worthington - Government record: birth-name: Lynn C Worthington
  • L C Worthington, "Idaho, County Marriages, 1864-1950"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 September 1924Covington, Alabama, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

    Age 7

    The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 11

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    Name Meaning

    English (Lancashire, Cheshire, and Staffordshire): habitational name from any of the places in Lancashire and Leicestershire named Worthington. The placenames probably derive from an Old English personal name Weorth + Old English connective -ing- + tūn ‘farmstead, estate’.

    History: Nicholas Worthington emigrated from England to Old Saybrook, CT, c. 1650.

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

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