Worthington, Thomas, 1773-1827

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1773-07-16
Death 1827-06-20

Biographical notes:

Ohio state representative, state senator and governor of Ohio.

From the description of Papers of Thomas Worthington [microform], 1796-1827. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 38901293

U.S. senator and governor of Ohio.

From the description of Papers of Thomas Worthington, 1795-1827. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84170288

From the description of Diaries and letterbooks of Thomas Worthington, 1801-1827. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71067873

James T. and Sarah Worthington were children of Thomas and Eleanor Worthington. Sarah married Edward King, son of U.S. statesman, Rufus King, and their son, also named Rufus King, became a prominent lawyer in Cincinnati.

From the description of Worthington family papers, 1801-[18--?]. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 45460380

Thomas Worthington was born in 1773 to Robert Worthington near the present Charles Town, West Virginia. He married Eleanor Swearingen in Virginia in 1796. Together they had ten children, including Mary, Sarah, James T. (1802-1881), and Albert, the four eldest. He came to Chillicothe, Ohio in 1797, engaging in farming and other business, and served Ohio as a legislator, governor, and U.S. senator.

From the description of Thomas Worthington family collection, 1774-1930s. (Ohio Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 57582884

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Subjects:

  • Real property
  • Land grants
  • Presidents--Election, 1800
  • Statehood (American politics)
  • Agriculture
  • Land speculation
  • Elections
  • Indians of North America
  • Military supplies
  • Banks and banking
  • Canals
  • Deeds
  • Land settlement
  • Governor
  • Shipping
  • Surveys

Occupations:

  • Governors--Ohio
  • Senators, U.S. Congress--Ohio

Places:

  • Northwest, Old (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Northwest, Old (as recorded)
  • Adena (Chillicothe, Ohio) (as recorded)
  • Northwest, Old (as recorded)
  • Ohio--Ross County (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Ohio--Ross County (as recorded)
  • Ohio--Ross County (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)
  • Ohio (as recorded)