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Isaiah Worley, Tennessee, 1812

Found this article in The Star, Raleigh, North Carolina, June 19, 1812, p. 1. State of Tennessee, Lincoln County. Whereas Isaiah Worley, having been legally Committed to the Gaol of Lincoln County on a charge of Felony – did on … Continue reading

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John Worley, II of Buckingham and Powhatan Counties, Virginia

The first definite mention uncovered for John Worley, Jr. was a patent in the Virginia Land Office Book 20 which recorded that he purchased “250 acres on branches of Skinquarter Creek, Goochland Co.” on January 30, 1741. In June 1742, … Continue reading

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Henry Worley of Charlotte, Buckingham and Bedford Counties, Virginia

Sarah Ann Worley wrote a letter dated Sept. 24, 1841, Bedford Co., Va., to her brother Joshua Worley. Joshua Worley had moved from Virginia circa 1832 to follow his love to Missouri. Thomas Thornhill and his wife, Lucy Taylor Strange … Continue reading

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The Children of John Worley and his wife, Esther (who was NOT a Blount), of Powhatan County, Virginia

The children of John and Esther [–?–] Worley of Powhatan Co., Virginia were as follows: i. Mary, born before or around 1720 in what was Henrico Co., Virginia. She married Silvanus Maxey about ten years prior to her death in … Continue reading

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Mathew Worley, Continental Soldier, Virginia

Following is an early post for Memorial Day. I hope to have a new posting each day of the weekend to honor an ancestor who fought in America’s wars. Mathew Worley was born about 1760, or possibly a few years … Continue reading

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John Worley, Immigrant Ancestor of the Powhatan County Area Worley Family

John Worley, the immigrant ancestor of our Worley line, first appeared on the records of Henrico county, Virginia on 14 July 1718 when William Kennon was granted ten headrights for transporting ten people into the colony, including ‘John Whorly.’ Men … Continue reading

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Joshua Worley of Charlotte and Bedford Counties in Virginia

Joshua Worley was born 22 February 1759 in Chesterfield Co., Virginia. From close relations throughout the years of their lives, I believe that he was a brother of Reynaud or Rainey Worley. Karen Worley also has Joshua and Rainey Worley … Continue reading

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