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  • ID: I7321
  • Name: John Worthington Sr
  • Surname: Worthington
  • Given Name: John
  • Suffix: Sr
  • Prefix: Capt
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: Jan 1650 in Manchester, Lancashire, England
  • Death: 9 Apr 1701 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland
  • Burial: Saint Annes Churchyard, Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland
  • _UID: F9F2EE5D00AD4443A1E2E4797ED72F01CFB4
  • Note:
    FF-DNA Research

    PEARCE-WORTHINGTON: JAP and HRW are 7th cousins 1 time removed. Their common ancestors are Capt John Worthington Sr and Sarah Howard.
    a) Capt John Worthington > Thomas Howard Worthington > Ariana Worthington > Beal Ijames Sr > Denton Ijames > Emma Zilla Ijames > Naomi Booe > Sarah Alexander > IAP > JAP (FTDNA Kit No 175026)
    b) Capt John Worthington > Charles Worthington II > John Worthington > Samuel Worthington > Henry Wilson Worthington > Samuel Worthington > Henry Russell Worthington Sr > Henry Russell Worthington Jr > HRW (AncestryDNA Kit No B1472)


    Birth: Jan., 1650
    Lancashire, England
    Death: Apr. 9, 1701
    Anne Arundel County
    Maryland, USA

    One of at least five children born to Francis and Sarah (Browne) Worthington of Manchester, Lancashire England, John was baptized on 12 Jan 1650 in England. He immigrated to America with his brother Samuel c1664.

    John married Sarah Dorsey Howard in 1686 Anne Arundel Co MD, daughter of Matthew Jr and Sarah (Dorsey) Howard.

    Children with Sarah:
    1) Capt John Worthington Jr (1689-1766), m1: Helen Heath Hammond, m2: Comfort Hammond.
    2) Thomas Howard Worthington (1691-1753), m: Elizabeth "Betty" Ridgely.
    3) William Worthington (1694-c1770).
    4) Sarah Worthington (1696-1721), m: Judge Nicholas Greenberry Ridgely.
    5) Charles Worthington I (1699-1700).
    6) Charles Worthington II (1700-1744), m1: Mahitabal Hammond, m2: Sarah Chew.

    John was a Captain in the Severn Militia. In 1678, he participated in an expedition against the Nanticoke Indians. By 1692, John is listed as the Quorum Justice in Anne Arundel Co MD. He was also a Commissioner and Coroner and a Member of the House of Burgess, Anne Arundel Co. His son Thomas served in the Maryland Legislature.

    Worthington, John, Anne Arundel Co.
    Written 04 Apr 1699; Proved 07 May 1701.

    "Unto my son John Worthington, the plantation I now live upon and all the lands adjoining to it begin, 400 acres, more or less lying on Severn River to him and his heirs forever.

    "Unto my son Thomas Worthington, my plantation called Greenberry's Forest being 450 acres, ... and Low's [Lewis'?] Addition being a tract of land containing 350 acres and lying on the Magothy River.

    "Unto my son William Worthington, my plantation called Howard's Inheritance containing 130 acres.. also a parcel of woodland ground, being a part of Mr. Wm. Hopkins, plantation as doth appear by the will and testament of Mr Mathew Howard ...and 200 acres of land lying where Mr. Richard Board's [Beard's?] Mill stands, and 220 acres near Bodkin Creek of Patapsco River.

    "Unto my daughter Sarah Worthington, 2 young working negroes or 50 pounds sterling at age 16 or the day of marriage.. to be with my wife Sarah.

    "Unto my dear wife Sarah, Executrix, 4 young negroes or 50 pounds sterling life interest in dwelling plantation and all personalty.

    "Test: Rogr. Newman, Jno. Rigbie, Ann T. Hailow 11. 63."

    Capt John Worthington was laid to rest at Pendenny Plantation, the farm of Tilghman Brice located on the Severn River, opposite Annapolis. He was later reinterred at St Anne's.

    Six months after his death, son Charles II was born. John is my 1st Cousin 9x removed. His mother is the yonger sister of my 8th maternal Gr-Grandfather.

    Note: This memorial will be updated and revised.

    Family links:
    Sarah Dorsey Howard Worthington (1668 - 1726)*

    Sarah Worthington Ridgely (1696 - 1721)*

    *Calculated relationship

    "Here lyeth Interred the Body
    who Departed this life the 9th day
    of April 1701, Aged 51 years"

    Saint Annes Churchyard
    Anne Arundel County
    Maryland, USA

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    Maintained by: Bonnie's Daughter
    Originally Created by: msb
    Record added: Jun 09, 2008
    Find A Grave Memorial# 27441019
  • Change Date: 8 Feb 2015 at 12:17:30

    Marriage 1 Sarah Howard b: ABT 1650 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland
    • Married: 1688 in Saint Johns Parish, Baltimore, Maryland
    • Note:
      Maryland, Marriages, 1666-1970
      Groom's Name: John Worthington
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      Bride's Name: Sarah Howard
      Bride's Birth Date:
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      Marriage Date: 1688
      Marriage Place: St. Johns Parish, , Baltimore, Maryland
      Groom's Father's Name:
      Groom's Mother's Name:
      Bride's Father's Name: Matthew Howard
      Bride's Mother's Name:
      Groom's Race:
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      Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M59478-1
      System Origin: Maryland-EASy
      Source Film Number: 14451
      Reference Number:
      Collection: Maryland, Marriages, 1666-1970
    1. Has No Children John Worthington Jr b: 12 Jan 1689
    2. Has Children Thomas Howard Worthington b: 8 Jan 1691 in Anne Arundel County, Maryland
    3. Has No Children William Worthington b: 16 Apr 1694 in Saint Johns Parish, Baltimore, Maryland
    4. Has Children Sarah Worthington b: 10 Jan 1696 in Saint Johns Parish, Baltimore, Maryland
    5. Has Children Charles Worthington b: 20 Oct 1701 in Saint Johns Parish, Baltimore County, Maryland
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