Benjamin Scott Worrilow

28 December 1883–3 July 1951 (Age 67)
Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life Summary of Benjamin Scott

When Benjamin Scott Worrilow was born on 28 December 1883, in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, David Rittenhouse Worrilow, was 34 and his mother, Margaret Ann Pedrick, was 34. He married Sadie McNulty on 8 September 1908, in New Castle, Delaware, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 3 July 1951, in Chester, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Linwood, Lower Chichester Township, Delaware, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Benjamin Scott Worrilow
Sadie McNulty
Marriage: 8 September 1908
David Charles Worrilow
Donald Scott Worrilow

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World Events (8)

Age 3
Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union
Age 3
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley
Age 18
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: locative name from one of two or more minor places in Staffs, most probably the site now called Mount Pleasant (NGR SJ 9637) in Fulford, which was Warylowe in 1266, Warrylowe in 1611, developing (through mistranscription) to Morrelowe in 1645, Morrillow in 1890. Related field-names in nearby parishes include Warrilow recorded in 1672 (Cheadle), Werlows in 1865 (Checkley), and Lytle Warrelowe in 1528 (Rocester). Further south, the field-name Warrilow in Acton Trussell (recorded as Warelowe in 1574, Warrelow in 1604, perhaps the same place as Warrelow in adjacent Penkridge) is an alternative source of the surname, but the earliest bearers of the surname are generally located much closer to Mount Pleasant.

Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland © University of the West of England 2016

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Sources (4)

  • S Benjiman Smith in household of David Worrilow, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Benjamin S Worrilow, "Delaware, Wilmington Vital Records, 1847-1954"
  • Benjamin S Worrilow in the Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1964

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