Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Wordens in:
 • Pawling Cemetery
 • Pawling
 • Dutchess County
 • New York
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Adm John Lorimer Worden
Birth: Mar. 12, 1818
Death: Oct. 18, 1897

Civil War Union Naval Officer. He commanded the ironclad "USS Monitor" in its historical battle against the "CSS Virginia" (also known as the Merrimack) at Hampton Roads, Virgina on March 8, 1962. He was temporarily blinded in the battle, and the command of the ship was relinquished to his first officer, Samuel D. Greene, who finished the battle. After the war he was promoted to Rear-Admiral and served as superintendent of the United States Naval Academy. (bio by: Russ Dodge) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Olivia Akin Toffey Worden (1820 - 1903)*
 
 Children:
  Daniel Toffey Worden (1847 - 1914)*
  Olive Worden Hammond (1856 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Pawling Cemetery
Pawling
Dutchess County
New York, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 01, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 1128
Adm John Lorimer Worden
Added by: Mr. Ed
 
Adm John Lorimer Worden
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
Adm John Lorimer Worden
Added by: Russ Dodge
 
There are 4 more photos not showing...
Click here to view all images...
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.


- James Snow
 Added: Oct. 18, 2014
To a man I admire
- Jennifer Folk Allison
 Added: Apr. 19, 2014
Companion #00220 - Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.
- Jeffry Burden
 Added: Dec. 14, 2013
There are 50 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 29 votes)
 

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service