Fifth Generation


191. Samuel WORTHINGTON was born on 17 November 1734 in Anne Arundel Co, MD.272,518,519 He served in the military assisted in the war effort in 1775–1778 in Baltimore Co, MD.520 He died in 1815 at the age of 81 in , Anne Arundel, MD.518,521 Samuel died on 7 April 1815 at the age of 80 in 4th District, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD.522 He has reference number 715. He has reference number 1274.

Recognized Patriot - signed the "Oath of Allegiance," member of Committee of Observation and House of Delegates

Tombstone, St. John's in the Valley near Baltimore, MD

"Here lies the Body of Samuel Worthington, Who departed this life on the 7th Day of April, 1815
Aged 81 Years
He is not dead, but sleeps in Christ."

Samuel WORTHINGTON and Martha GARRETSON were married on 25 July 1778 in St Johns Church, Worthington Valley, MD.523 Martha GARRETSON, daughter of George GARRETSON and Martha PRESBURY, was born in 1753. She was born on 13 August 1753. She died in 1831 at the age of 78. Martha died on 31 December 1831 at the age of 78 in 4th District, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. She has reference number 719.

Tombstone reads:

"Martha G., Second Wife of Samuel Worthington,
Born Aug 13, 1753
Died Dec 31, 1831
The mother of eleven children
Ten of whom have survived her."

Samuel WORTHINGTON and Martha GARRETSON had the following children:

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Martha WORTHINGTON.

Samuel WORTHINGTON and Mary TOLLEY were married on 29 January 1759 in Joppa, 11th District, Baltimore, MD.519,524 Mary TOLLEY, daughter of Walter TOLLEY and Mary GARRETSON, was born on 12 March 1739/40.519 She died on 4 October 1777 at the age of 37 in 4th District, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD. She has reference number 716. Mary has reference number 1275. Tombstone in the Churchyard of St. John's in the Valley, near Baltimore, MD

"To the Memory of Mary Worthington, wife of Samuel Worthington, who was born the 21st Day of March, 1740, and Departed this Life the 1st Day of Oct. 1777.
Age 37 years and 6 mos.
Leaving a Disconsolate Husband and Eleven Weeping Children to Lament their Irreparable Loss.
This Amiable Woman Lived Beloved and Died Lamented by Both Rich and Poor and
Her Soul is gone to heaven alone
Enjoying her dear Redeemer's love,
While time shall roll and never end,
A blest eternity to spend."

According to a genealogy found on the internet, her body was disinterred to St. John's. She had been buried 92 years, but every one of her fine teeth remained intact. Her body was moved to St John's along with Mary Tolley and Samuel. When her remains were removed her long gray hair was still wound around her head, and held in place by a comb which was intact.

Samuel WORTHINGTON and Mary TOLLEY had the following children:

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John Tolley WORTHINGTON was born in 1761 in Maryland.525 He died on 3 September 1834 at the age of 73.525 He has reference number 717.

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Comfort WORTHINGTON.

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Ann WORTHINGTON was born on 29 November 1762 in Maryland. She has reference number 718.

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Walter WORTHINGTON.

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Vachel WORTHINGTON.

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Charles WORTHINGTON.

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James WORTHINGTON.

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viii.

Thomas WORTHINGTON.

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Edward WORTHINGTON.

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Samuel WORTHINGTON , Jr was born on 2 September 1776 in Maryland. He has reference number 727.