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 William Jenkins Worth

William Jenkins Worth

Birth
Hudson, Columbia County, New York, USA
Death 7 May 1849 (aged 55)
San Antonio, Bexar County, Texas, USA
Burial Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA
Memorial ID 3763 · View Source
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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.

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  • Added: 31 Oct 1998
  • Find A Grave Memorial 3763
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Jenkins Worth (1 Mar 1794–7 May 1849), Find A Grave Memorial no. 3763, citing Worth Square, Manhattan, New York County (Manhattan), New York, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .