If anyone has information regarding the ancestry of William WORTMAN [Sr.] or any other new information about this direct WORTMAN family line, please contact us.

(1) William WORTMAN [Sr.], b. 24 Jun 1747 in NJ, possibly in Somerset Co., d. 27 Nov 1833 in Stokes Co., NC; m. 1st, 11 Aug 1770 in Somerset Co., NJ, to Grace PARK (b. unknown, d. 19 Jun 1781; parents unknown); they resided in Somerset Co., NJ, and Stokes Co., NC; their children:

        i. Anna B., b. 21 Aug 1770, d. 8 Oct 1859, m. William BOWMAN; 
       ii. Mary, b. 6 Sep 1773; 
[#2]  iii. John, b. 20 Jun 1776, d. 11 Feb 1835, m. Elizabeth "Betsy" MEDEARIS. 

William WORTMAN [Sr.] m. 2nd, 3 Jan 1782 probably in Stokes Co., NC, to Content STOCKTON (b. unknown; daughter of Daniel STOCKTON); they resided in Stokes Co., NC; their children:

       iv. Samuel, b. 2 Jun 1782; 
        v. Elizabeth, b. 19 Mar 1788; 
       vi. William [Jr.], b. 19 Feb 1790, m. Isabell LOWERY; 
      vii. Rachel, b. 7 Mar 1792, m. Samuel LOWERY; 
     viii. Grace, b. 19 Aug 1794, m. James ROBINSON; 
       ix. Ephraim, b. 4 Jun 1797, m. Lucinda Ann WHICKER; 
        x. Patsy, b. 19 Oct 1799; 
       xi. Abigail "Abby", b. 19 Jul 1802, m. James HESTER; 
      xii. George, b. 10 Oct 1809. 

(2) John WORTMAN, b. 20 Jun 1776 in Somerset Co., NJ, d. 11 Feb 1835 in Hamilton Co., OH; m., 16 Aug 1804 in Stokes Co., NC, to Elizabeth "Betsy" MEDEARIS (b. 1 May 1781, d. 21 Nov 1865; daughter of Charles MEDEARIS & Betsey GREGORY); they resided in Clermont Co., & Hamilton Co., OH, and later in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN; their children:

        i. Nancy M., b. 17 Mar 1806, d. 17 Aug 1892, m. Mr. SULLIVAN; 
       ii. Sally Park, b. 2 Mar 1808, d. 1 Apr 1808; 
      iii. Betsy Gatch, b. 19 Mar 1809, d. 22 Mar 1893; 
       iv. William P., b. 20 Oct 1811, d. 28 Jul 1862; 
        v. John Charles, b. 1 Jul 1813, d. 16 Jan 1899, m. Elvira GREGG; 
       vi. Mary "Polly" Jane, b. 3 Feb 1816, d. 16 Feb 1894, m. Martin GREGG; 
[#3]  vii. Phillip G., b. 3 Jan 1819, d. 22 Jun 1880, m. Nancy GREGG; 
     viii. Ibby Smith, b. 3 Sep 1821, d: 10 Nov 1821; 
       ix. Emeline S., b. 19 Apr 1823, d. 28 Aug 1899, m. 1st James G. VANCE,
		m. 2nd Joseph STRANG;

(3) Phillip G. WORTMAN, b 3 Jan 1819 in Hamilton Co., OH, d. 22 Jun 1880 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN; m., 21 Jan 1847 in Sullivan Co., IN, to Nancy GREGG (b. 16 Sep 1824, d. 27 Jan 1908; daughter of Jacob GREGG & Nancy DICKERSON); they resided in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN; their children:

        i. Stephen E., b. about 1848, m. Dora WAGONSELLER; 
       ii. Joseph E., b. 1850; 
[#4]  iii. Ann Elizabeth, b. about 1852, d. 1 Jun 1920, m. 1st Elliott Haddon PEARCE,
		m. 2nd Frank RIDGWAY; 
       iv. James, b. about 1854; 
        v. Elvira "Ella", b. about 1857, m. George LOOMIS; 
       vi. Matilda, b. unknown, m. Elijah HUME; 
      vii. Mary Isabel, b. 7 Sep 1865, m. 1st William RIDGWAY,
		m. 2nd John MCCARTER. 
Phillip G. WORTMAN was a soldier in Capt. Garrett's Co., 21st Regiment, Indiana Infantry, in 1861-62, during the Civil War.

(4) Ann Elizabeth WORTMAN, b. about 1852 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN, d. 1 Jun 1920 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN; m., 20 Mar 1873 in Haddon Twsp., Sullivan Co., IN, to Elliott Haddon PEARCE (b. 1841, d. 12 Dec 1880).

Continued on my PEARCE Family Page

Ann Elizabeth WORTMAN m. 2nd, 22 Feb 1882 in Sullivan Co., IN, to Frank RIDGWAY.


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