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CIVIL WAR RECORD:  Price Worthing

Enlisted as volunteer in Ohio on August 14, 1862 at the age of 16.

Rank: Private

 Musician:  Served in Company B, 122, Ohio Infantry Regiment

 Enlisted 16 August 1862, stated he was 18yrs old.

His regiment fought in the following battles before his death:

 Battle at Winchester, VA              15 Jun 1862

Battle at Morefield, VA                  28 Dec 1862

Battle at Newtown, VA                  25 Apr 1863

Battle at Brandy Station, VA         06 May 1863

Battle at Woodstock, VA              06 May 1863

Battle at Winchester Heights, VA    14 Jun 1863

Battle at Winchester, VA                14 Jun 1863

Battle at Winchester, VA                15 Jun 1863

Battle at Winchester, VA                17 Jun 1863

 Died from wounds in the skirmish on June 17, 1863 at Winchester, Virginia.

Notes:  Price enlisted in the Civil War for the Union Army at age 16 but lied about his age and stated he was 18 years old.  Sarah and Richard were proud of their two boys who fought in the Union Army.  However this has to be very sad to lose a son in battle.  Children are not supposed to die before the parents. 

Thomas Worthing

Brother in Law to Richard Seth Worthing, Husband of Elisabeth Ingram, sister to Sarah Ingram Worthing.

  Sadness also engulfed the Worthing family as they lost Thomas Worthing , their brother in law in the war.  He died at Andersonville as a prisoner of war.  Thomas Worthing, husband, father, brother in law of Richard Worthing.  Married to Elisabeth Ingram, sister of Sarah Worthing.

Enlisted  in Ohio on August 16, 1862 at age 42.

 Rank:  Corporal.

Died at Andersonville, Prison in Georgia on November 3, 1864 of scurvy.

     CIVIL WAR RECORD:  John  E. Worthing,

brother of Price, son of Richard and Sarah.Enlisted:  April 27, 1864 in Ohio at age 18.  Rank:  Private

After the war John E. Worthing returned to Birds Run, Ohio to farm and eventually established himself in Truro, Iowa..


Grace Lorraine Worthing



 Fermazin, Grace Worthing of Anaheim, California

 passed away on April 26, 2001.  Grace was born

 February 9, 1917 in Truro, Iowa to Charles and Nancy Ames Worthing.

  Grace was a devout Christian.  She was raised in a small

country town of Truro, Iowa in Madison County

(of Bridges of Madison County fame).  She lost

her mother at age 12 and father at age 16.  At

this time she moved to Birds Run, Ohio where

 she lived with her brother Walter and her cousin

Eppie Mossholder of New Concord.  At

 age 18 she moved to Aurora, Illinois to live with

 her older sister Blanche. 

Here she met Robert Fermazin, her true love. They

 were married 59 years.  Grace worked many years

 in the restaurant business. In 1959 Robert and Grace

 and their two girls moved to Buena Park, California

 where Grace “retired” and became a homemaker en-

joying the California sunshine, her children, grand-

children, and great grandchildren.  They lived in Buena Park

for many years and then retired to Homeland,

California in the 1980’s.

 In 2000 they moved back to the Anaheim area to

 live closer to family and friends.  Grace was well

 known by family and friends for her thoughtful-

ness, generosity and a heart for all.  She never

 forgot a birthday, holiday or anniversary.  Grace

 volunteered for the American Cancer Society, vol-

unteered for the Orange County Voter Registration,

 and was a member of the American Legion Ladies

 Auxiliary, and enjoyed hobbies of making homemade

 candy and crafts.  Grace and Robert enjoyed camping

 in their motor home and used to be big Western fans

 and even had CB radios. Grace’s  handle was

“Carburetor” an affectionate nickname Robert gave her.

Grace is survived by her beloved, Robert, her daughter

Nancy von Reyn and husband Bill of Buena

Park, her daughter Mary Gaouette and husband Jerry

 of Fort Mohave, Arizona, grandsons Kevin  and

 wife Stella of Alta Loma, California, Dwight

 of Twenty-nine Palms, and Brice  of San Francisco,

her great grandsons Peter and Nicholas  of Alta

Loma, California, her sister-in-law Lola Lambert of

DeKalb, Illinois and her nieces Karen Mahrenholz of

 Carol Stream, Illinois and Lucille Snoots of

New Concord, Ohio.

We LOVE you mom and will always have you in our hearts.

Obituary Orange County Register 2001




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