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Jonathan Worth
Birth: Nov. 18, 1802
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Sep. 5, 1869
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA

North Carolina Governor. During the Civil War, he served as the North Carolina state treasurer (1862-1865). He was elected as the Governor of North Carolina in 1865. However, in 1868, he resigned the office under what he called "Military duress." (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  David Worth (1776 - 1844)
  Eunice Gardner Worth (1781 - 1866)
 
 Spouse:
  Martitia Daniel Worth (1806 - 1874)*
 
 Children:
  Roxana Cornelia Worth McNeill (1826 - 1914)*
  Lucy Jane Worth Jackson (1828 - 1909)*
  David Gaston Worth (1831 - 1897)*
  Elvira Evelyn Worth Moffitt (1836 - 1930)*
  Sarah Corinne Worth Jackson (1839 - 1913)*
  Adelaide Ann Worth Bagley (1842 - 1926)*
  Mary Martitia Worth (1846 - 1866)*
 
 Siblings:
  Jonathan Worth (1802 - 1869)
  Ruth Coffin Worth Porter (1805 - 1890)*
  Mariam Worth Coffin (1809 - 1882)**
  John Milton Worth (1811 - 1900)**
  Evelina Worth Dennis (1813 - 1887)*
  Louisa Worth Clark (1815 - 1896)*
  Thomas Clarkson Worth (1817 - 1862)*
  Joseph Addison Worth (1820 - 1893)*
  Barzillai Gardner Worth (1822 - 1910)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
JONATHAN WORTH.
BORN IN GUILFORD COUNTY,
NORTH CAROLINA,
NOVEMBER 18TH, 1802,
DIED IN RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA,
SEPTEMBER 5TH, 1869.
LEGISLATOR, CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER,
AND
GOVERNOR OF HIS NATIVE STATE:
FAITHFUL IN ALL.
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Raleigh
Wake County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Jul 30, 2003
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