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Worsham Early Origins



The surname Worsham was first found in Devon where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor of Wortham from ancient times. Wortham is also a village and parish in Suffolk which dates back to Edward the Confessor. Worsham is a hamlet in Oxfordshire which dates back hundreds of years. Worthen is a village in Shropshire.

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Worsham Spelling Variations


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Worsham Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Wortham, Worthem and others.

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Worsham Early History


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Worsham Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Worsham research. Another 177 words (13 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Worsham History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Worsham Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Worsham Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Worsham Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Worsham Settlers in United States in the 20th Century

  • William Worsham, who emigrated to the United States, in 1904
  • Tom Worsham, aged 22, who settled in America, in 1909
  • George Frederick Worsham, aged 37, who emigrated to the United States from Ransgate, England, in 1920
  • James Frederick Worsham, aged 5, who settled in America from Ransgate, England, in 1920
  • Maud Constance Worsham, aged 28, who landed in America from Ransgate, England, in 1920
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

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Contemporary Notables of the name Worsham (post 1700)


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Contemporary Notables of the name Worsham (post 1700)



  • Lauren Worsham, American opera and music theater singer and actress
  • Cal Worsham (b. 1963), American mixed martial arts fighter
  • Del Worsham (b. 1970), American National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) crew chief
  • Lewis Elmer "Lew" Worsham Jr. (1917-1990), American professional golfer, winner of the 1947 U.S. Open

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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    2. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    3. Burke, Sir Bernard. Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry: Including American Families with British Ancestry. (2 Volumes). London: Burke Publishing, 1939. Print.
    4. Shaw, William A. Knights of England A Complete Record from the Earliest Time to the Present Day of the Knights of all the Orders of Chivalry in England, Scotland, Ireland and Knights Bachelors 2 Volumes. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print. (ISBN 080630443X).
    5. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
    6. Hanks, Patricia and Flavia Hodges. A Dictionary of Surnames. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988. Print. (ISBN 0-19-211592-8).
    7. Weis, Frederick Lewis, Walter Lee Sheppard and David Faris. Ancestral Roots of Sixty Colonists Who Came to New England Between 1623 and 1650 7th Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1992. Print. (ISBN 0806313676).
    8. Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London: John Matthews, 1911. Print.
    9. Hanks, Hodges, Mills and Room. The Oxford Names Companion. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2002. Print. (ISBN 0-19-860561-7).
    10. Elster, Robert J. International Who's Who. London: Europa/Routledge. Print.
    11. ...

    The Worsham Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Worsham Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 25 November 2015 at 20:33.

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