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John Selim Langworthy
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Birth: Feb. 10, 1832
Brookfield
Madison County
New York, USA
Death: Dec. 10, 1908
Minneapolis
Hennepin County
Minnesota, USA

Was born at Brookfield, Madison County, N.Y., February 10, 1832 and died at the Swedish Hospital in Minneapolis December 10, 1908. Aged 76 years and 10 months. He was one of ten children born to Harris Peleg and Maranda Goodwin Langworthy, of whom but three are living. Mrs. Sabrina L. Huntly of Spring Valley, Henry M. of Begley and Edward, of Dodge Center. He was married at Colonna, Wis. May 29, 1858 to Mary Lavinia Richmond, who was called to her heavenly home January 12, 1907. They lived in Washara Co., Wis. until Aug 1865, when with his wife and two little girls, he came to Minnesota and settled on a farm about two miles southwest of Dodge Center where by hard work and careful management they made a happy and prosperous home. In the fall of 1890 they moved into the village of Dodge Center where he lived until Dec 9, 1908. After being confined to his bed for two months it became evident that medical skill and good care was of no avail and he was taken to Minneapolis where he died from the nervous shock of a very critical operation, Dec. 10, 1908. He leaves to mourn his loss one son, U.S. Langworthy and three daughters, Mrs. Nellie McKean, Mrs. Jennie Babcock and Miss Edna, and nine grandchildren all of this village, besides many relatives and friends. He was baptized by Rev. Wm. C. Whitford in July 1860 and joined the Milton, Wis. Church, and was a consistent member of the Dodge Center S.D. B. church for nearly forty-four years, giving of his time and means as God had prospered him. He enlisted in the army as a member of Company B., Number 36, Wisconsin volunteers and was a member of the G.A. R. post of Dodge Center. The funeral occurred Sabbath afternoon, Dec. 12, 1908 with a short service at the house and a regular service at the church coducted by the Pastor Rev. C. S. Sayre,, who used as his text, "For me to live is Christ and... [rest is missing]
Dodge County Star, 12 Dec. 1908 
 
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 Parents:
  Peleg Harris Langworthy (1794 - 1866)
  Miranda L. Goodwin Langworthy (1800 - 1880)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Lavina Richmond Langworthy (1834 - 1907)*
 
 Children:
  Nellie M Langworthy McKean (1859 - 1929)*
  Jemima Louise Langworthy Babcock (1863 - 1939)*
  Ulysses Selim Langworthy (1866 - 1936)*
  Edna Langworthy (1871 - 1952)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Selim Langworthy (1832 - 1908)
  Abigail Langworthy (1834 - 1885)*
  Joseph C. Langworthy (1838 - 1893)*
  Edward A. Langworthy (1842 - 1921)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: with Mary Lavina
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Dodge Center
Dodge County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: shansen
Record added: Sep 19, 2010
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John Selim Langworthy
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John Selim Langworthy
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John Selim Langworthy
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