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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John J or Johnie Worsham
Rosa Isbel
Ruth Delois Washaw
Helen Worsham
Charles Leroy Washam
Inez Worsham
Bill Worsham
Elizabeth Worsham
Barbara Worsham
Evelyn Worsham
Phyllis or Tommie Worsham
Ronald Reece Worsham

Spouse and Children



    Ruth Delois Washaw



    Charles Leroy Washam


    Inez Worsham


    Bill Worsham


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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.

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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