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1. John S. Worsham b abt 1805 of Talbot Co., GA m Margaret abt 1825 of Harris Co., GA. (Family Records of Anne W. Nelson, 1999) He may be a son of Jeremiah Worsham on page 643.
In the 11 Aug 1836 Macon, GA newspaper clipping (Messenger), v 2:
John is in the 1840 Harris Co, GA, p 255 with Males: 1 5-10, 1 30-40; Females: 2 under 5, 2 5-10, 1 30-40 & 1 slave. Margaret is in the 1850 Harris Co., GA census, p 72 age 46 b GA. Margaret Worsham, age 55 GA, in the 1860 Smith Co, MS census living with W. G. Smith age 26. Anne W. Nelson, 1999, wrote according to an early Bible record Cordelia Brandon Worsham, is the daughter of John and Margaret Worsham. Anne Webb Nelson, 2001, discovered some papers written sometime after 1920 possibly by her great uncle Hugh Webb, that appear to be copied from a Bible Record. John Worsham's death was 2 Sep 1847.
Children: (Anne Webb Nelson, 2001)
Children: (Evelyn Webb, 2002)
1.2.2A.5. Roy Worsham Webb b 18 Feb 1888 McKinney, Collin Co., TX m Bernice Esther Witcher & d 10 Sep 1957 Houston, Harris Co., TX.
1.2.2A.6. Tench Kirkpatrick Webb 11 July 1892 McKinney, Collin Co., TX & d 13 Apr 1940 Dallas, Dallas Co., TX
1.2.3. Margaret Eulalia Webb b 9 Feb 1855 Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA m Hugh O'Neal Harrington 16 Oct 1873 Newberry Co., SC & d 16 Jul 1911 Sherman, Grayson Co., TX.
1.2.4. Henry Bunyan Webb b 17 Jun1856 Columbus, Muscogee Co., GA & d 18 Jan 1919
1.2.5. Sarah Angelina Webb b 13 Apr 1858 & d 7 Jul 1858.
1.2.6. Ora Susan Webb b 11 Jun 1859 & d 30 Nov 1901.
1.2.7. Columbus Webb b 10 Jan 1861 & d 10 Jan 1861.
1.2.8. Benjamin Price Webb b 13 Mar 1862 & d Aug 1862
1.2.9. William Brittain Webb b 2 Jul 1870. (10-1880)
1.2.10. George Thomas Webb b 1871 SC. (8-1880) He d 1918
1.2.11. Francis Webb b 16 Nov 1871.
1.3. Rufus G. Worsham b abt 1830 of Harris Co., GA. (20-1850; 27-1860; 50-1880; 78-1910) Rufus m 1st) Ella b abt 1840 GA.
Ella is in the 1860 Macon, Bibb Co, GA census as Ella Worsham age 20 b GA with her dau, Cordelia age 3 b GA. Cordelia may have been named after the sister of Rufus.
Rufus m 2nd) Elizabeth abt 1856 of Smith Co, MS. She was b abt 1840 in AL. Rufus and Elizabeth are in the 1860 Smith Co, MS cens. & the 1870 Sunflower Co, MS cens.
He m 2nd) Josephine of Leflore, MS b abt 1850 AL. Rufus and Josephine are in the 1880 Leflore Co, MS cens.
On 18 Jan 1891 in Yazoo Co, MS, R G Worsham m 4th) Mattie L. Walton.
R. G. Worsham m 5th) S. M. Banks 28 Mar 1900 Scott Co., MS.
In 1910 Rufus G. Worsham is living in Jones Co, MS with his son, Jim. R. Worsham. According to The Jefferson Davis Home and Presidential Library, 2244 Beach Boulevard, Biloxi, Mississippi 39531: Worsham, R. G.; Jones Co (residence at time of admittance); b. Georgia; 6 January 1911 (date of admission); 80 (age at time of admission); Co. A, 6th Mississippi Infantry; no death date listed; Buried: Beauvoir Confederate Cemetery (Biloxi, MS), plot A-07-197; Beauvoir.
This family photograph was provided by Daryl Gambrell, 2002: "From left to right in picture Rufus G. Worsham, James Ruggles Worsham, Frances (Fannie Worsham), Kate Worsham in chair, James Nazareth Worsham (James Nazareth m Frances Elizabeth Wheeler, she died before this picture was taken, ca 1894), elderly lady is person who took care of children "Aunt Janie?" My grandmother Rose Adelle Worsham and unknown boy. The picture was possibly taken at a school near Garlandsville, in northern Jasper Co., MS. That is where James N. and family lived prior to moving to Jones Co. where he married Martha (Marthie) Jefcoat to sire a second family."
Child of Rufus & Ella:
Children of Rufus Worsham and Elizabeth are:
b abt 1857 of Smith Co, MS. (3-1860; 22-1880) He is not listed with his family in the 1870 District 3, Sunflower, MS census. John probably m Mrs. Susan Phipps 18 Jun 1879 Leflore, MS. She was b abt 1857 of Leflore, MS. John M. Worsham is apparently found twice in the 1880 census. He is in Leflore Co, MS with his father, R. G. Worsham, as John 22 MS GA AL farmer on p. 284A & is listed as J. M. Wisham age 24 MS GA GA farmer on p. 288A. The page 288A reference, he is living with his wife Susan. Susan was age 23 MS MS MS and she had a son from a previous marriage named W. H. Phipps age 3 b MS. He is living alone in the 1900 Sunflower Co, MS census as William H. Phipps b Feb 1877 MS and in 1910 he has a family in Sunflower Co, MS.
1.3B.1.1 Jackson Worsham b May 1880 MS.
1.3B.2. James Nazareth Worsham "Jim" b. abt 1859 of Smith, MS. (2-1860; nr-1900, 50-1910; 60-1920; 70-1930) He is not listed with his family in the 1870 District 3, Sunflower, MS census or the 1880 census. The family history of Daryl Gambrell & Skeets Wadsworth connect James to his parents. He m 1st) Fannie Elizabeth Wheeler 9 Jan 1883, in Leflore, MS. She d. abt 1895 in Garlandsville, Jasper, MS and an "old woman raised her children. (Daryl Gambrell, 1999) Fannie Elizabeth Wheeler Worsham is buried in an unmarked grave at Garlandsville, Jasper Co., MS. James is in the 1900 Beat 3, Jasper Co, MS census as James N. Worsham age not recorded b MS GA MS widow cattle buyer (ED52, p241a) According to Skeets Wadsworth, 2000, after Fannie's death, James Worsham packed up a wagon and moved to Smith Co. & Fannie, being oldest child, did housekeeping and care for Rose and Kate until he married again. James m 2nd) Martha E. Jeffcoat abt 1912 in Jones, MS. She was b. abt 1881 of Jones, MS. "a woman much younger than him and closer to his children's' age." In 1930 he was a 70 year old farmer living in Jones Co, MS. James died 1936 Jones Co, MS. (Leslie Reid, 2002) James N. and MarthaJeffcoat Worsham are buried side by side at Big Creek Baptist Church in Jones Co., MS." (Daryl Gambrell, 1999)
Children of James Worsham & Fannie Wheeler: (Daryl Gambrell, 1999)
Children of James Worsham & Martha Jeffcoat:
1.3B.3. Lodore Worsham b 1860 in Smith, MS. (4mo-1860; 10-1870; 20-1880)
1.3B.4. Charles Worsham b abt 1868 of Sunflower, MS. (1-1870; 13-1880)
Children of Rufus Worsham and Josephine:
1.4. Elizabeth C. Worsham b abt 1835 of Harris Co., GA. (15-1850)
1.5. Susan M. Worsham b. abt 1838 Harris, GA, m W. G. Smith, abt 1857 of Smith Co, MS. He was b. abt 1834 of Smith, MS. Susan M. Worsham, age 12 GA, is living with her mother in 1850 census. In 1860 Susan M. Smith, age 19 GA, is living with W. G. Smith, age 19, John M. Smith, age 2 GA & Margaret Worsham, age 55 GA in Smith Co, MS.
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