William John Worley

                                                             ┌── Jesse Worleyc1788-1838 
                            ┌── William Jesse Worley ────────┤
                            │    1827-1903                   │
                            │                                └── Magdalena Hering
                            │                                    c1794-1874 
William John Worley ────────┤
B: 1857                     │                                ┌── Johnathan Bertram
D: 1920                     │                                │
                            └── Elenora N. "Ellie" Bertram ──┤
                                 1831-1904                   │
                                                             └── Nellanora "Nellie" Roether
M: Elizabeth Brossman Knorr
   └── Charles Brossman Worley (1885-1952) 1,2

William John Worley     [ID 03230] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born May - 1857, Pennsylvania.1,3,4,5,6  (c1856).7  (Feb 12 1857).8,9  

He married Elizabeth Brossman Knorr, Jun 27 1884.1,5,6  Elizabeth, daughter of Clayton Schadel Knorr & Elizabeth Priscilla Brossman, was born Mar 4 1866, Berks County, Pennsylvania.1,2,5,6,8,10  

William and family were shown in the 1900 census (Jun 27 1900), Mohnsville (Mohrsville), Berks County, Pennsylvania:1

Worley, William, head-of-household, age 43, born May 1857 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 16 years; occupation: carpenter; owned home (free).
Worley, Lizzie, wife, age 34, born Mar 1866 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; married 16 years; 3 children, 1 living; occupation: hosiery knitter.
Worley, Charles, son, age 14, born July 1885 in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school 7 months.

William and Elizabeth were shown in the 1910 census (Apr 20 1910), Derry Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania:5

Worley, William, head-of-household, age 53, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 26 years; occupation: tax collector, township; owned home (mortgaged).
Worley, Elizabeth, wife, age 44, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 26 years; 4 children, 1 living.
Living next door in 1910 was the family of son Charles.11  

William and Elizabeth were shown in the 1920 census (Jan 19 1920), Pike Street, Burnham Burough, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania:6

Worley, William J., head-of-household, age 62, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; owned home (free); occupation: tax collector, township.
Worley, Elizabeth B., wife, age 53, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Living next door in 1920 was the family of son Charles.12  

William John Worley died Jul 15 1920, Burnham, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; age 62y 6m 27d.8,9  

Elizabeth and son were shown in the 1929 city directory of Burnham (Lewistown), Pennsylvania:13

Worley Chas B (Anna B) rest Walnut
Worley Elizth B wid Wm r Walnut

Elizabeth died Nov 7 1929, Burnham, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; age 63y 8m 3d.8,10

(photo)Photo: William John Worley death certificate Mifflin County, Pennsylvania 8

(photo)Photo: Elizabeth B. Knorr death certificate Mifflin County, Pennsylvania 8

(photo)Photo: William John Worley & Elizabeth B. Knorr gravestone Mohnsville Cemetery 9


Sources

  1. 1900 census, Mohnsville, Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1376, ED 14, page 34A-B, line #49, dwelling #690, family #704.
  2. RootsWeb WorldConnect data by Larry Knarr ().
  3. 1870 census, Reedsville P.O., Brown Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll M593-1375, page 271, line #24, dwelling #95, family #99.
  4. 1880 census, Brown Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T9-1156, ED 169, page 31B, line #7, dwelling #157, family #175.
  5. 1910 census, Derry Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1376, ED 112, page 83B, line #51, dwelling #197, family #198.
  6. 1920 census, Burnham Burough, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1601, ED 113, page 25B, line #82, dwelling #508, family #523.
  7. 1860 census, Milroy P.O., Armagh Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll M653-1141, page 47, line #10, dwelling #317, family #316.
  8. Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=77196669.
  10. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=146993704.
  11. 1910 census, Derry Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1376, ED 112, page 83B, line #53, dwelling #198, family #199.
  12. 1920 census, Burnham Burough, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1601, ED 113, page 25B, line #75, dwelling #507, family #522.
  13. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.


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