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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: 
 Parents:
  Ananias Worden (1790 - 1861)
  Harriet Graham Worden (1793 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Olivia Akin Toffey Worden (1820 - 1903)*
 
 Children:
  John Lorimer Worden (1845 - 1873)*
  Daniel Toffey Worden (1847 - 1914)*
  Grace Worden (1852 - 1905)*
  Olivia Steele Worden Hammond (1856 - 1933)*
  Olivia Worden (1856 - 1933)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Lorimer Worden (1818 - 1897)
  Frederick William Worden (1820 - 1898)*
  Ananias Worden (1822 - 1890)*
  Eugene Buchernois Worden (1823 - 1862)*
  Clarissa Ann Worden Kipp (1824 - 1909)*
  Charles Worden (1826 - 1854)*
  Lucy Harriet Worden (1836 - 1893)*
  William Pinter Worden (1839 - 1863)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Battle of Hampton Roads "1862"
 
Burial:
Pawling Cemetery
Pawling
Dutchess County
New York, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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John Lorimer Worden
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John Lorimer Worden
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John Lorimer Worden
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