Isaac Preston Worsham

July 1820–
Wayne, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Isaac Preston

Isaac Preston Worsham was born in July 1820, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States as the son of Worsham. He married Susan C. Alexander on 18 April 1842, in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. He lived in Bastrop, Texas, United States for about 12 years and Justice Precinct 1, Mason, Texas, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1846.

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Family Time Line

Isaac Preston Worsham
1820–
Mary Margaret Highsmith
1837–
Marriage: 16 October 1856
Emma Harriet Worsham
1859–
Isaac W Worsham
1862–1948
David Cannon Worsham
1865–1955
Mollie Worsham
1867–1946

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 October 1856
Bastrop, Texas, United States
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World Events (8)

1821

Age 1

Colonization grant given to Moses Austin to settle Texas. Plan of Iguala proclaims Mexican independence. Augustín de Iturbide and Spanish envoy sign Treaty of Córdoba recognizing Mexico's independence. treaty not honored by Spanish government, however.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 1

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.
1853

Age 33

Santa Anna returns to Mexico and becomes president. Sells additional territory to United States under Gadsden Purchase.

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)

  • Isaac Worsham, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Isaac P Worsham in household of Isaac W Worsham, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Isac P Worsham, "United States Census, 1860"

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