Samuel Ross Worthington

18 December 1832–9 March 1930 (Age 97)
Beaver Falls, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Samuel Ross

When Samuel Ross Worthington was born on 18 December 1832, in Beaver Falls, Beaver, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, James Worthington, was 29 and his mother, Rachel Staley, was 29. He married Sarah Ann McIntosh on 10 April 1856, in Tooele, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Grantsville, Tooele, Utah, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 March 1930, in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States, at the age of 97, and was buried in Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States.

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Samuel Ross Worthington
Sarah Ann McIntosh
Marriage: 10 April 1856
Mary Malinda Worthington
Samuel Ross Worthington
Rachel Worthington
Solomon Parker Worthington
James Worthington
Sarah Ann Worthington
Stephen Worthington
Polly Geneva Worthington
Edyth Savilla Worthington
William Moultrie Worthington

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    10 April 1856Tooele, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 4
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 14
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1863 · Battle of Gettysburg
    Age 31
    The three day Battle of Gettysburg was one of the bloodiest of the American Civil War. Between the Confederates and Unions, somewhere between 46,000 and 51,000 people died that day.

    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.

    Sources (41)

    • Samuel Worthington, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Samuel P. Worthington in entry for Edythe S. Aaron, "Arizona Deaths, 1870-1951"
    • Samuel Wellington in household of James Wellington, "United States Census, 1850"

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