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Robert Worthington

Birthdate: (75)
Birthplace: Pownall Fee, Cheshire, England
Death: Died in Patuxent, Charles County, Maryland, United States
Place of Burial: Jefferson County, West Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of John Worthington, of Chester and Mary Worthington
Husband of Alice Worthington
Father of Samuel Worthington; John Worthington; Robert Jr Worthington; Jacob Worthington; Ephraim Worthington and 5 others
Brother of Hannah Worthington; Samuel Worthington; Mary Worthington; Ezra Worthington; Martha Worthington and 2 others

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About Robert Worthington, the Quaker

Born in either 1663 or 1667

From England to Ireland in 1695

then to America in 1714

From Wikipedia:

The Robert Worthington House, also known as Piedmont and Quarry Banks, is an historic house located near Charles Town, West Virginia. The main house was constructed as an addition in 1784 to the original structure, which dates to circa 1735, built by Robert Worthington, who called the house "Quarry Banks - New Style" after his original home, "Quarry Banks" in England. Worthington's grandson, Thomas Worthington, eventually became the sixth governor of Ohio.

The Georgian style addition was built by Dr. John Briscoe. The house remains in the Briscoe family.

More information about house:

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Robert Worthington (the Quaker) son of John (2) Worthington & Mary Owen b. 1663 Quarrey Bank, Pownall Fee, Cheshire Co., England m. 1686 Cheshire England [m. (2) 1727] d. 1735 Patuxent, Ann Arandel Co., MD (lived Orange Co VA) Attended Morely Monthly Meeting, Cheshire England 1695 moved to Ballegnehee, Kings Co., Ireland

    between 1695-1697 lived in Ballinakill, West Neath Co,., Ireland

1711 moved to Dublin, Ireland on 23 June 1713 requested a letter

    to transfer from Dublin Monthly Meeting to Friends in Pennsylvania.

1714 Presented certificate to Salem Friends on July 26, 1714. 1722 Wife Alice Taylor Worthington dies in Salem Co., NJ 1722 Requested certificate to transfer to Philadelphia Monthly Meeting 1729 married 2nd wife Mary Burtis. 13d 6m 1729. 1729 Divided Lands equally between himself and 8 children married Alice Taylor born: 1662 Cheshire, England died: 1722 Salem, NJ Married 2nd 1729 to Mary Burtis. married in Friend's Meeting at Burlington NJ 13th of 6th month, 1729, and moved to Shenandoah Co. VA 13 Children known (10 with Alice Taylor and 3 with Mary Burtis)

1.  Samuel Worthington b 31 Oct 1687 
2.  Robert Worthington b. 25 March 1689 
3.  John Worthington b 8 Feb 1693
4.  Jacob Worthington b 24 Feb 1695	
5.  Ephraim Worthington b. 11 Oct 1697
6.  Esther Worthington, b. 15 Dec 1702 
7.  Martha Worthington b. 24 Dec. 1704
8.  Ezra Worthington  b. 12 Dec. 1706 
9.  Philip Worthington, b. 8 Aug. 1709 

10. Rachel Worthington b. 27 Sep. 1710 Children with wife Mary Burtis 11. Mary Worthington b 1730 12. Martha Worthington b 1731 13. Robert Worthington Jr. (Colonel) b 1734

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Robert Worthington, the Quaker's Timeline

Pownall Fee, Cheshire, England
October 31, 1687
Age 27
Marley, Cheshire, England
February 8, 1692
Age 32
Wilmslow, Cheshire, , England
February 8, 1693
Age 33
Wilmslow, Cheshire, , England
February 24, 1695
Age 35
Bllingnehee, Kings, Ulster, Ireland
December 11, 1697
Age 37
Ballinakill, West, Meath, Ireland
December 15, 1702
Age 42
Bllingnehee, Kings, Ulster, Ireland
December 24, 1704
Age 44
Bllingnehee, Kings, Ulster, Ireland
December 12, 1706
Age 46
West, , Meath, Ireland