John J or Johnie Worsham

8 October 1896–May 1973 (Age 76)
Kingston, Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of John J or Johnie

John J or Johnie Worsham was born on 8 October 1896, in Kingston, Roane, Tennessee, United States. He had at least 3 sons and 7 daughters with Rosa Isbel. He lived in Knoxville, Knox, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years and Civil District 12, Knox, Tennessee, United States in 1940. He died in May 1973, in Tennessee, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Sherwood Memorial Gardens, Alcoa, Blount, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

John J or Johnie Worsham
1896–1973
Rosa Isbel
1897–1966
Ruth Delois Washaw
1917–1918
Helen Worsham
1919–1983
Charles Leroy Washam
1921–1922
Inez Worsham
1923–
Bill Worsham
1926–
Elizabeth Worsham
1927–1998
Barbara Worsham
1931–
Evelyn Worsham
1933–2014
Phyllis or Tommie Worsham
1936–2000
Ronald Reece Worsham
1940–2009

Spouse and Children

children

(10)

    Ruth Delois Washaw

    Female1917–1918Female

    Female1919–1983Female

    Charles Leroy Washam

    Male1921–1922Male

    Inez Worsham

    Female1923–Female

    Bill Worsham

    Male1926–Male

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1917

Age 21

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from either of two places named 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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Johnie Worshaw, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John Worshaw in household of Martha Isbel, "United States Census, 1920"
  • John Worsham, "United States Census, 1940"

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