Valentine Peter Worley

about 1825–1 September 1888 (Age 63)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Valentine Peter

When Valentine Peter Worley was born about 1825, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Valentine Peter "Felty" Worley, was 38 and his mother, Margaret Prentice, was 36. He married Anna Jenne Sipes on 13 October 1848, in Holt, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Holt, Missouri, United States in 1876 and Forbes, Holt, Missouri, United States in 1880. He died on 1 September 1888, at the age of 63, and was buried in Forbes Township, Holt, Missouri, United States.

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Valentine Peter Worley
Anna Jenne Sipes
Marriage: 13 October 1848
William Riley Worley
Lorenzo Worley
George Levi Worley
Flora Ann Worley
James E. Worley

Spouse and Children

13 October 1848
Holt, Missouri, United States


    William Riley Worley


    Lorenzo Worley



    Flora Ann Worley



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World Events (8)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1829 · Missouri State Library

Age 4

The first Missouri State Library was established by law on January 22, 1829. This law was created due to the large amount of public documents which had been collected in the office of Missouri's secretary of state. The library included documentation of the actions of the Missouri senate and house. The documents were cataloged and made available to the public. The public had access to any of the books in the library from sunup to sundown on any day except Sunday.

Age 21

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

English: most probably a habitational name, either from a variant spelling of Wortley , or alternatively from places in Essex and Somerset called Warley, named in Old English with wær, wer ‘weir’ + lēah ‘wood’, ‘clearing’, or from Warley in the West Midlands, which is named with Old English weorf ‘draft oxen’ + lēah.

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

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Story Highlight

Peter Valentine Worley RIN 848 notes from Dirk R. Sipes

THE FOLLOWING NOTES FROM THE FILES OF DIRK R. SIPES AS OF 15 Aug 2008 updated 1 May 2016 {Braces enclose designations for documents in his files} ! Known as Valentine Peter Worley or Peter Worley or …

Sources (3)

  • Peter Worley, "Missouri State and Territorial Census Records, 1732-1933"
  • P V Worley, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Valentine P Wehrley, "United States Census, 1870"

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