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William Jenkins Worth
Birth: Mar. 1, 1794
Hudson
Columbia County
New York, USA
Death: May 7, 1849
San Antonio
Bexar County
Texas, USA

United States Army General. He served with distinction in the United States Army. He was a veteran of the War of 1812, the Second Seminole War in Florida and the Mexican-American War. Commandant of Cadets at the United States Military Academy at West Point from 1820-1828. After the Mexican-American War, he was appointed as the Administrator of the Texas and New Mexico military districts. He died of cholera in San Antonio, Texas in 1849. Ft. Worth, Texas, Lake Worth, Florida, Worthville, Pennsylvania, and Worth County, Georgia are named for him. (bio by: Eamonn) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Worth (1765 - 1812)
 
 Spouse:
  Margaret Stafford Worth (1799 - 1869)*
 
 Children:
  Mary Worth Sprague (1822 - 1876)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Jenkins Worth (1794 - 1849)
  Thomas Gilbert Worth (1804 - 1808)*
  Algernon Sidney Worth (1811 - 1841)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Worth Square
Manhattan
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 40.74284, -73.98898
 
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Record added: Oct 31, 1998
Find A Grave Memorial# 3763
William Jenkins Worth
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