Charles Brossman Worley

                                                          ┌── William Jesse Worley
                                                          │    1827-1903 
                           ┌── William John Worley ───────┤
                           │    1857-1920                 │
                           │                              └── Elenora N. "Ellie" Bertram
                           │                                   1831-1904 
Charles Brossman Worley ───┤
B: 1885                    │                              ┌── Clayton Schadel Knorr
D: 1952                    │                              │
                           └── Elizabeth Brossman Knorr ──┤
                                1866-1929                 │
                                                          └── Elizabeth Priscilla Brossman
M: Annie R./B. Widney
   └── James David Worley (1917-1973) 1,2,3

Charles Brossman Worley     [ID 00334] Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view: Ahnentafel View

Born Sep 7 18853,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11 [Jul - 188512], Mohnton, Berks County, Pennsylvania3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11.  

Charles had a "club foot".1  

He married Annie R./B. Widney, about 1905.1,3,5,6,13  Annie was born Jan 28 1886, Path Valley, Franklin County, Pennsylvania.3,6,7,10  

Children (all born in Pennsylvania):5,6

Elsie E. Worley, born 1906; died 1994; married -- Brown. 14
John William [William J.] Worley, born Feb 23 1908, Burhnam, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; died Jun 20 1955, Reedsville, Brown Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania (suicide by phenobarbital); buried Jun 23 1955, Mount Rock Cemetery, Lewistown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; married Mary Rebecca --. 13,15,16
Thelma D. Worley, born c1913; married Milton L. Johnson, c1929 (daughter: Jean A. Johnson). 17
Richard B. Worley, born 1915; died 1975, buried Fairview Cemetery, Fairview, Erie County, Pennsylvania; married Katheryn L. -- (son: Kenneth R. Worley, 1939). 18,19
James David Worley, born Dec 21 1916; married Lola Lorine Hinshaw.

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

Worley, Charles, head-of-household, age 24, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 5 years; occupation: iron worker, steel works; rented home.
Worley, Annie, wife, age 24, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first marriage, married 5 years; 2 children, 2 living.
Worley, Elsie, daughter, age 3, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Worley, William, son, age 2, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Living next door in 1910 were Charles' parents.20  

In September 1918 Charles Brossman Worley, age 33, registered for the World War I draft in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born Sept 7 1885 and then resided at Box 135, Yeagertown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, where he was a steel worker employed with Standard Steel Co.  of Burnham, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.  He declared his nearest relative was Mrs. Ann Worley of Yeagertown.  He was recorded as tall, medium build, brown eyes, dark hair.4  

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

Worley, Charles B., head-of-household, age 34, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; rented home; occupation: hammerman, axle plant.
Worley, Anna B., wife, age 33, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Worley, Elsie E., daughter, age 13, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Worley, William J., son, age 11, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Worley, Thelma D., daughter, age 7, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Worley, Richard B., son, age 4 years 4 months, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Worley, James D., son, age 2 years 0 months, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.
Living next door in 1920 were Charles' parents.2  

Charles and family were shown in the 1929 city directory of Burnham (Lewistown), Pennsylvania:21

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

Charles and family were shown in the 1930 census (Apr 16 1930), 27 Logan Boulevard, Burnham Burough, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania:3

Worley, Charles B., head-of-household, age 44, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 19; owned home ($6000 value); radio in home; occupation: laborer, steel works; not a war veteran.
Worley, Annie B., wife, age 44, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 19.
Worley, Richard B., son, age 14, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Worley, James D., son, age 12, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; attended school.
Living with Charles and family in 1930 was the family of daughter Thelma:17
Johnson, Milton L., head-of-household, age 27, born in Pennsylvania; father born in Sweden; mother born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 25; rented home ($20 rent); occupation: laborer, steel works; not a war veteran.
Johnson, Thelma D., wife, age 17, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania; first married at age 16.
Johnson, Jean A., daughter, age 1 month, born in Pennsylvania; parents born in Pennsylvania.

Charles and Anna were shown in the 1932 city directory of Burnham (Lewistown), Pennsylvania:21

Worley Chas B (Anna B) h Pike
Charles and family were shown in the 1934 city directory of Lewistown, Pennsylvania:21
Worley Chas B (Anna B) h Pike
Worley Jas B r Pike
Worley Richd B r Pike
Worley Wm (Nora) emp Viscose h Pike

Charles and Anna were shown in the 1940 census (Apr 4 1940), 21 Logan Boulevard, Burnham Burough, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania:7

Worley, Charles B, head-of-household, age 54, born in Pennsylvania; completed 2 years of high school; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house; owned home ($7000 value); occupation: firing furnace, steel plant; worked 40 hours in 1939; $1000 wages in 1939, plus other income.
Worley, Anna B, wife, age 54, born in Pennsylvania; completed 8th grade; on Apr 1 1935 was living in the same house.
Living next door in 1940 (23 Logan Boulevard) was the family of son Richard.18  

On Apr 27 1942 Charles Brossman Worley, age 56, registered for the World War II draft in Johnstown, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.  He declared he was born 9-7-1885 in Mohnton, Berks County, Pennsylvania, and was then residing on Logan Blvd., Burnham, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, employed by Standard Steel Works of Burnham.  He declared his relative/contact as Mrs. Anna Worley of Burnham.  He was recorded as 5' 7½" tall, 134 lbs., blue eyes, gray hair, dark complexion, and "scar over left eye".8  

In 1952 Charles was living at 14 West Main Street, Fairview, Erie County, Pennsylvania.10  

Charles Brossman Worley died Jun 29 1952, St. Vincent Hospital, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania; age 66.9,10,11  

Annie died Jun 22 1959, Hamot Hospital, Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania; age 73.10,22

(photo)Photo: Charles Brossman Worley World War I draft registration card 4

(photo)Photo: Charles Brossman Worley World War II draft registration card 8

(photo)Photo: Charles Brossman Worley death certificate Erie County, Pennsylvania 10

(photo)Photo: Anna Widney death certificate Erie County, Pennsylvania 10

Social Security information for Charles Brossman Worley: 174-16-9831


Sources

  1. Interview with Lola Hinshaw.
  2. 1920 census, Burnham Burough, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1601, ED 113, page 25B, line #82, dwelling #508, family #523.
  3. 1930 census, Burnham Burough, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2078, ED 4, page 3A, line #37, dwelling #51, family #53.
  4. World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918; http://www.ancestry.com.
  5. 1910 census, Derry Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1376, ED 112, page 83B, line #53, dwelling #198, family #199.
  6. 1920 census, Burnham Burough, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T625-1601, ED 113, page 25B, line #75, dwelling #507, family #522.
  7. 1940 census, Burnham Burough, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T627-3574, ED 44-8, page 3A, line #20, household #45.
  8. U.S., World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942; http://www.ancestry.com.
  9. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007; http://www.ancestry.com.
  10. Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  11. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5930882.
  12. 1900 census, Mohnsville, Cumru Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania; roll T623-1376, ED 14, page 34A-B, line #49, dwelling #690, family #704.
  13. John William Worley death certificate;
    Pennsylvania, Death Certificates, 1906-1963; http://www.ancestry.com.
  14. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=75116322.
  15. John William Worley baptism record;
    Pennsylvania and New Jersey, Church and Town Records, 1708-1985; http://www.ancestry.com.
  16. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=89987164.
  17. 1930 census, Burnham Burough, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T626-2078, ED 4, page 3A, line #41, dwelling #51, family #54.
  18. 1940 census, Burnham Burough, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T627-3574, ED 44-8, page 3A, line #22, household #46.
  19. http://www.findagrave.com.
  20. 1910 census, Derry Township, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; roll T624-1376, ED 112, page 83B, line #51, dwelling #197, family #198.
  21. U.S. City Directories, 1821-1989; http://www.ancestry.com.
  22. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=5930879.


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