Emily Jane Worthen

10 November 1851–2 July 1931 (Age 79)
Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States

The Life Summary of Emily Jane

When Emily Jane Worthen was born on 10 November 1851, in Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie, Iowa, United States, her father, John Worthen, was 34 and her mother, Amanda Maria Hartshorn, was 21. She married George Arnold Ainsworth on 5 April 1875, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Bountiful, Davis, Utah, United States in 1880 and Yavapai, Arizona, United States for about 20 years. She died on 2 July 1931, in Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Mountain View Cemetery, Prescott, Yavapai, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Arnold Ainsworth
Emily Jane Worthen
Marriage: 5 April 1875
Fredrick A. Ainsworth
Elizabeth Quincy Ainsworth
George Edwin Ainsworth
William Harrison Ainsworth
Benjamin Franklin Ainsworth
Clara Edith Ainsworth
Roland Worthen Ainsworth
Ruby May Ainsworth

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 April 1875Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1857 · Bountiful Tabernacle Groundbreaking
    Age 6
    The groundbreaking of the Bountiful Tabernacle began with the dedicatory prayer given by Lorenzo Snow on a cold February morning in 1857. The building was designed by Augustus Farnham.
    Age 12
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 21
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Old English worthign ‘enclosure, homestead’ or a habitational name from any of several places so named, such as Worthen in Shropshire or Worthing in Norfolk.

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

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    Sources (23)

    • Emily Jane Worthen in entry for Roland Worthew Ainsworth, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Emily Worthing in household of John Worthing, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Emily Worthin in entry for William H Ainsworth and Adelina D Hardin, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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