Cannon Worsham

1800–2 December 1866 (Age 66)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Cannon

When Cannon Worsham was born in 1800, in Virginia, United States, his father, Charles Worsham, was 48 and his mother, Mary Polly Chappell Ellington, was 36. He married Margaret Peggy Mullen on 5 October 1819, in Wayne, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wayne, Kentucky, United States in 1850. He died on 2 December 1866, in Monticello, Wayne, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Coffey Cemetery, Wayne, Kentucky, United States.

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Cannon Worsham
Margaret Peggy Mullen
Marriage: 5 October 1819
Isaac T Worsham
Eleanor Jane Ellen Worsham
Mary Ann Worsham
James Granville Worsham
Harriet L Worsham
Charles Cannon Worsham
Roxanna Worsham
Anne E Worsham

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  • Marriage
    5 October 1819Wayne, Kentucky, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.
    Age 0
    While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.
    Age 0
    Historical Boundaries 1800: Cumberland, Kentucky, United States 1801: Wayne, Kentucky, United States
    1819 · Panic! of 1819
    Age 19
    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from either of two places called 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 (7)

    • Canon Worsham, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Cannon Worshaw in entry for B S Buchanan and Roxana Worsham, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
    • Carmon Worsham in entry for Charles C. Worsham, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1965"

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