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Foulke - Haas - Robbins - Worthen  Families
    William Alfred Worthen ID0386
Mattie Jane Klinger ID0387
Anna B. Sleeth  ID0689
Laura Walker ID3518
Della Mae Edens  ID1894

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William

 

Mattie Jane

Parents - William James Perry Worthen and Elizabeth Snyder     - MRM Page -
Anna B Sleeth - Spouse 1 No Children - Parents:  Isaac N. Sleeth and Harriett Furgus - S10S44, S45, S46,      - MRM Page -
Parents - Mattie Spouse 2 Samuel Klinger and Eliza Ann Piles     - MRM Page -     Children
Laura Walker - Spouse 3 No Children - Born:  28 Oct 1868 - Hartland, Huron County, Ohio - S13 - Parents:  George Walker and Sarah Shattuck - S13, S51,       - MRM Page -
Della Mae Edens - Spouse 4 No Children - Born:  3 May 1873, Blackford County, Indiana - S2 - Parents:  Cornelius Edens and Louisa Christian - S2 -      - MRM Page -
Death:  24 June 1946 - S1 - S72,
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White Hotel/East Water St. Residences
 

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Timeline

12 Sep 1866 William Alfred Born - Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana  - S1, S5, S19, S21, S22, S23, S33,
1870 Residence:  William Alfred living with his parents - Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana  S22, S23,
Anna B. Sleeth:  Born abt March - Living with Parents, Washington Township, Delaware County, Indiana  S44,
 
5 Apr 1879 Mattie Born - Preble County, Ohio - S3, S5, S7, S21, S31,
1880  William Alfred:  living with his parents - Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana S22, S23,

Mattie Jane:  living with her parents Preble County, Ohio  S31,

Anna B. Sleeth:  Living with Parents, Washington Township, Delaware County, Indiana  S46,

Laura Walker:  Living with widowed father - Highland County, Ohio - S51,

Della Mae Edens:  Living with her brother W.J. - Licking Township, Blackford County, Indiana - S54,

11 Sept 1884 Laura Walker married William Fenner - Highland County, Ohio - FamilySearch Record
12 June 1887 William involved in a knife fight? 
22 Aug 1888 William Alfred and Anna B. Sleeth Married - Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana   S16, S30, S35,
  William Alfred and Anna B. Sleeth Divorced -
Aug 1888  Residence:  William Alfred - Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana  - S16,
1895 Residence:  William Alfred - 133 W. Main St., Hartforce City, Blackford County, Indiana - S74,
30 May 1897  William Alfred and Mattie Married - Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - Residence: E Water St   S1, S3, S9, S21, S38,
28 Apr 1898 Son, Lawrence Alfred Born -  Died 6 Jun 1898  S21,
6 June 1898 Son, Lawrence Alfred Dies  - BurialIOOF Cemetery - S2, S11, S21,
1899 Occupation, William Alfred:  Painter - Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - S75,
1 July 1899 Daughter Mabel Marie Worthen Born  S21,
1900  Residence:  William Alfred and Mattie, along with daughter Mabel were living with William's parents on Washington St, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana.  S3

Education:  William Alfred:  Could read, write and speak English - S3,

Anna B. Sleeth:  Living with Parents, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - Divorced - S45,

Della Mae Edens Murphy:  Living with husband Thomas J. Murphy and 3 children - Richland Township, Jay County, Indiana - S55,

28 Feb 1902 Son William Franklin Born  S21,
1903 Residence:  William Alfred & Mattie were living at 315 E Water St, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - S4,
1904 Residence, William Alfred and Mattie:  315 E. Water St. - S76,
Occupation, William Alfred:  Painter
1906 Residence:  William Alfred Worthen [and Mattie] - 315 E. Water St., Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - S73,
   -  Occupation:  Painter and Decorator
   -  Note:  Only William is named in the Directory
23 Feb 1906 Daughter Marguerite Born  S21,
28 June 1909 Anna B. Sleeth Married Edward F. Riley, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana - S47,
abt 1 March 1910 Mattie comes down with a stomach disease   S67,
18 March 1910 Mattie went into a death-like state and everyone thought she was dead and she was "Laid Out', but she revived after a few hours.  S67,
20 Mar 1910 Mattie Dies - Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - S1, S7, S21, S32, S36, S67,
Aft 20 Mar 1910  Mattie Buried - IOOF Cemetery - Find a Grave Page -
I4, S2, S7, S10, S11, S12S32, S36,
1910 Residence:  William Alfred, Mabel, William Franklin and Marguerite living in the home of William Alfred's Mother,  Elizabeth  (Mattie had died in March 1910)  S6,

Education:  William Alfred:  Could read, write and speak English - S6,

Anna B. Sleeth and Edward F. Riley - Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana  S48,

Census:  Laura Walker Fenner:  Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana  S50,

Della Mae Edens Murphy:  Redkey, Richland Township, Jay County, Indiana - Divorced - S56,

   
21/23 July 1910 William Alfred and Laura Walker Married - Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana  S17, S18, S69,
(This was a Double Wedding - Laura's daughter Lessie and Earl Smith also were married at the same time by the same minister)  S69,

Laura was married the first time to William Fenner, ID4760 and they had a daughter, Lessie M. Fenner, ID4761
Lessie married Earl Smith, 23 July 1910.   S40,
Abt 1911 Valentines inside an envelope - Addressed to:  Carrie Stewart, Mattie Jane Klinger mentioned on back and
   these items in possession of Mabel Worthen Haas at her death  S52,
30 Oct 1911 William appears in Court (Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana) on charges of child neglect  S68,
1912  Residence:  William Alfred and Laura were living at 822 W Franklin St in Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - S18
19 Apr 1913 William Alfred Rented a Lot - S25
Jan 1914 Laura A. Walker Worthen is granted a divorce from William Alfred Worthen - S64,
26 Aug 1914 William Alfred attended "Bills' Day" at Riverside Park, Eaton, Delaware County, Indiana?  S53,
20 Sept 1915 William Alfred and Della Mae Murphy Married - Blackford County, Indiana   S1, S19, S20
23 June 1917 Daughter Mabel and August Haas Married -
1920  Residence
#1:  William Alfred and Della -  1217 Monroe St, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - S1, S26 I-23, I26,
#2:  302 E. Water St. (White Hotel) - S70,
     -  Both are listed as workers at the White Hotel and as "Roomers" - Della in the Dining Room and William a janitor
17 March 1928 Son William Franklin and Maudella Luzzader married  S21,
14 July 1928 Daughter Marguerite and Harold Atha are married  S21, S42,
1930 Residence:  William Alfred and Della - 1217 Monroe St, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - S1, S27, S33,
Daughter Marguerite and husband Harold are living with them
Abt 1931 Illness:  William Alfred - A Light Stroke - S1,
April 1935 William Alfred Residence:  1217 N Monroe, Hartford City, Indiana  S49,

Della Residence:  716 W. Chestnut, Hartford City, Indiana  S71,
  Son William Franklin was  Working at Ball Brothers Company,  - living at 2724 Grant, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana  S15
1940 Residence, William:  1217 N. Monroe, Hartford City, Indiana - Living with daughter Marguerite and her husband Harold Atha - S49,

Residence, Della:  716 W. Chestnut, Hartford City, Indiana  S71,
   
17 Feb 1941 William Alfred Dies - 1217 N. Monroe, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - S1, S21, S24, S33, S34, S37, S63, S65, S66,
20 Feb 1941 William Alfred is Buried in IOOF Cemetery - Find a Grave Page - S1, S2, S11, S12, S33, S34,
24 June 1946 Della Dies - 220 1/2 W. Washington St., Hartford City, Indiana -  S72,
27 June 1946 Della is Buried in Strong CemeteryS72,
1946 Son William Franklin was a Painter, Muncie - 2724 Grant, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana S14,
1948 Son William Franklin was Working at Ball Brothers in Muncie, Residence:  2724 Grant, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana  S17,
1957 Laura Walker Dies - Burial:  IOOF Cemetery - Find a Grave Page
15 May 1971 Daughter Marguerite Dies - Burial:  IOOF Cemetery - S2,
13 March 1978 Daughter Mabel dies - Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana
3 Jan 1986 Son William Franklin Dies - Burial:  Cremation
   
  William, A Family Story - (Email from Mike, ID0452, 7 May 2013)
". . . William A. Worthen, according to my mother, was nicknamed "Pony Billy" because he was maybe the last person in Hartford City to drive a horse and buggy. I don't think it was a term of endearment! Something in my back yard of my memory tells me that the city passed an ordinance prohibiting domestic animals within the city limits and that's why he had to give it up. I'm not sure if his wife drove or not, but I'm fairly certain that Mother said he never drove a car."
  Occupation:  William Alfred:  Painter, Paper Hanger - S1, S3, S4, S6, S18, S24, S26, S27, S28,
  William:  Signature -
23 June 1917 - S41,
  Mattie, Alternate Name:  Mattie Leonard - S43,
  Story:  Worthen Grandparents by Norma Haas Robbins, ID0006, 7 June 2001 (William Alfred and Della Worthen) - S1006,

I saw this old house
With weathered walls of grey,
My Gandparents house,
Was just this way,
Many a Happy day.
In that old house,
With love and happiness,
The horse and buggy,
The old straw mattress on a high metal bed.
Grapes on the arbor,
Friends across the fence,
I often have dreams of the happy days there.

My grandparents lived in Hartford City Indiana, in a little grey house. My three
sisters and I would spend our summers there. We had many friends and a loving
Grandmother & Grandfather.
My Grandmother would start out for the little corner store-it would be noon before
we got back with our breakfast cereal. She knew everyone and would stop and
talk to all of them. We thought we would starve.
We would go to town in the horse & buggy every Saturday night. In those days
Hartford City, like all other towns, was really bustling with people.
I sure miss those Good Old Days.
One night we were getting ready to go to town- Grandpa was working with his
horse-l did something (l don't remember what now) and the horse bit him. He
never did know what happened, probably a good thing too.
We are grandparents now, and enjoy all our grandchildren & great
grandchildren.
No horse & buggy, back fence or straw mattress but lots of other memories for
them. We're in our 80's now and so many changes have been made-love and good
memories still remain with me.

Thank You
Mrs Norma Haas Robbins
8400 W 400 S
Yorktown IN 47396
765-759-9331
Email-quiltlover 1949@cs.com
   
   
   
   
   
Photos - William and Della Scrapbook Created by daughter Wilma, abt 1933 


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Children
Mabel Marie Worthen ID0378     
 
Lawrence Alfred Worthen ID0690      MRM Page

Buried IOOF Cemetery
William Franklin Worthen ID0376        MRM Page
Birth:  28 Feb 1902
Death:  13 Jan 1986, Lafayette, Indiana - S61,

Photos:  I14, I17, I20, I23, I35,
Letters from his sister Mabel - Dec 1977, Jan 1978 - S39,

Marguerite Worthen ID0383       MRM Page - White Hotel/East Water St. Residences -

Born:  23 Feb 1906, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana
SpouseHarold Atha, ID1851 (22 Nov 1899 - 20 Oct 1960)  - S42   |   Doc1521.pdf (Marriage Announcement)   |   S49  | - Death Certificate -
Children:  They had no Children
Died:  15 May 1971 - 302 E. Water St., Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - Death Certificate, White Hotel/East Water St. Residences,
Buried IOOF Cemetery (Images of headstones, links to Find a Grave Memorial Pages)  -

PhotosI16, I17, I21, I22, I24, I28, I29, I36,
Postcard received by Marguerite, 22 Dec 1967 - Link  (PC-129)

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Della Mae Edens, ID1894 MRM Page
Della's parentsS57, S58,
Cornelius Edens - Calc 1827 - 20 Mar 1879 - Find a Grave Page -

Louisa Christian - Calc 1837 - 17 June 1877 - Find a Grave Page -

Della was first married to Thomas J. Murphy about 1894 and they had 7 children, 5 of which were living in 1910 according the to the census, S56,
Della and Thomas J. Murphy were divorced before 16 Apr 1910 S56,
Her Children:   S55, S56,
Harold W. Murphy, ID5194 - Born June 1894-
James W. Murphy, ID5198 - Born Nov 1895-
Mildred A. Murphy, ID5195 - Born Aug 1898-
Martha I. Murphy, ID5196 - Born Calculated 1907-
Raymond R. Murphy, ID5197 - Born Calc 16 May 1908-
Unknown Murphy, ID5199 - Born Before 1910-
Unknown Murphy, Id5200 - Born before 1910-
Della's Death:  26 June 1946 - S72,

 

Sources
 

Source Citation

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S1 Obituary, William Alfred Worthen. Hartford City Newspaper, Feb 1941. Acc000051/Doc1526.pdf


Extract:
WORTHEN RITES ARE SET FOR THURSDAY
Funeral services for Will Alfred Worthen, 74, Hartford City painter and paper hanger who died Monday, were conducted from the Burk & Fennig Chapel at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, with Rev. Jesse W. Fox in charge. Burial was made in the I. O. O. F. cemetery. Pallbearers were Blair Claytor, Cy McCaffery, Frank Lamott, Herbert Lamott, Ed Reed and Lester Reed.
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LONG ILLNESS ENDS FATALLY AT HOME HERE
WILL ALFRED WORTHEN, 74 DIED MONDAY AFTERNOON AT 4:30 O’CLOCK
RITES SET THURSDAY
Funeral Will be Conducted From Burk & Fennig Funeral Home at 2 O’clock

Will Alfred Worthen, 74, well known painter and paper hanger, died Monday afternoon at 4:30 o’clock at his home, 1217 north Monroe street, following an illness of pneumonia. Mr. Worthen had been in failing health for the past twelve years and had retired from active work at his trade. He suffered a light stroke about ten years ago. His recent illness, during which time he developed pneumonia, lasted a little over a week. The body was removed to the Burk & Fennig Funeral home to be prepared for burial and will remain there until the hour of he funeral. Services will be conducted from the chapel Wednesday afternoon at 2 o’clock in charge of the Rev J W Fox, pastor of the Methodist church, followed with interment in the I.O.O.F cemetery. Will Worthen was born in Hartford City, September 12, 1866, and had spent his entire life here. He was a son of Perry and Elizabeth Worthen. On May 30 1897, he was married to Mattie Clinger. They resided in east Water street after their marriage, later moving to the home in north Monroe street where Mr. Worthen died. They were the parents of four children, one son dying a number of years ago. The surviving children are Mabel, wife of August Haas, of Muncie; William Worthen, of Muncie, and Marguerite, wife of Harold Atha, 1217 north Monroe street, this city. Mrs. Worthen died March 20, 1910. Mr. Worthen was married again, twenty-six years ago, to Della Edens, of this city, who survives. Seven grandchildren survive, also a number of nieces and nephews, including Lucile Worthen-Denton, Hartford City; Phillip Worthen, Kansas City, Mo; Harry Worthen, Upland; Fred Worthen, Wabash, and Ed Reed, Hartford City.

Doc1526.pdf

FamilySearch Link

S2 1989 Hartford City Cemetery Burial Records Book, pages 304, 305. 

Note:  I copied the information from the book provided by the Murray's in the maintenance building at the cemetery on 26 April 2009.

Link to Records
S3 1900 Federal Census, Washington Street, Hartford City, Licking Township, Blackford County, Indiana. SD 67, ED 27, Sheet 1 . Dwelling 24, Family 24, line 90, James P Worthen. Original Data: NARA, T623, Roll 360. www.ancestry.com . Acc000720./Doc4162.pdf
 
Extract: 
1]  James P Worthen: Head, white male born June 1820, 79 yrs old, married for 51 yrs - born Maryland, Father born England, Mother born Maryland, Occupation: Capitalist, Not Employed 12 months, Owned home free.
2]  Elizabeth Worthen: Wife of head, white female born Aug 1826, 73 yrs old, Married for 51 yrs, Mother of 9 children, 6 still living. Born in Ohio and parents born in Pennsylvania.
3]  William Worthen: Son of head, white male, born Sept 1866 and 33 yrs old, Married for 3 yrs, born in Indiana, Father in Maryland and mother in Ohio, Occupation: Painter, not employed 6 months. 4]  Mattie Worthen: Daugh in Law to head, white female born Apr 1879, 21 yrs old, married for 3 yrs - 2 children, 1 living, she and her parents born in Ohio.
5]  Mabel Worthen: Grand D of head, white female, born July 1899, 11/12 old, single, born Indiana, Father born Indiana, Mother Ohio.
Family] with the exception of Mabel, Can read, write and speak English.
 
S4 Book, Dale, George R. Directory of Hartford City, Ind., together with a complete gazetteer of Blackford County land owners. Hartford City, Ind. : G.R. Dale, 1903. Bk3159. Page 106.

Extract
"Worthen Wm A (Mattie) Painter 315 E Water".
 
S5 Birth Record, for Mabel Worthen. 1 July 1899, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana. Hartford City Dept of Health. Recorded in book No 1899, page 6 under date of 7-1-1899. - Acc000118/Doc0561.pdf

Extract:   This is to certify, that our records show Worthen (female) Mabel was born in Hartford City Ind July 1 1899 - Father: Wm Worthen, 32, born in Indiana - Mother: Mattie Klinger, age 20 born in Ohio. Recorded locally in book no 1899 page No 6 under date of 7-1-1899. Date of issue: 3-15-43 [1943])
 
S6 1910 Federal Census, Water Street, Hartford City, Ward 4, Licking Township, Blackford County, Indiana. SD 11, ED 13, Sheet 2A. 307 Water St, Dwelling 42. Family 42, Elizabeth Worthen. Original Data: NARA, T624, Roll 340. www.ancetry.com . Acc000721/Doc1540.pdf
 
Extract
1]  Elizabeth Worthen: Head of household, female, white, 84 yrs old, widowed, 9 children, 5 still living, born Ohio, parents born Pennsylvania, No Occupation, owned house free.
2]  William Worthen: Son of head, male, white, 43 yrs old, widowed, born Indiana, Parents born in Ohio, Occupation: paper hanger for dwellings, working on own account, not out of work on 15 April 1900.
3]  Mabel Worthen: Granddaughter of head, female white, 10 yrs old, single, born Indiana, Father Indiana and Mother Ohio, no occupation.
4]  William Worthen: Grandson of head, male, white, 8 yrs old, single, born Indiana, Father in Indiana and Mother in Ohio.
5]  Marguerite Worthen, Granddaughter of head, female, white, 4 yrs old, single, born Indiana, Father Indiana, Mother Ohio.
6]  Jennie Tripplet, Domestic, female, white, 49 yrs old, married 1 yr, 5 children, 3 living, she and her parents born in Ohio, Occupation: Domestic for private family working on her own account,

Household:  Except for William, Jr. and Marguerite the family speaks English and can read and write.
 
S7 Death Record, Mattie Jane Worthen.  Blackford Co, Indiana Health Department, Book# 1908-1922, page 14. - Acc000049/Doc1523.pdf 
 
Note: Shows death date as 20 March 1910 in Hartford city, IN. Cause of death: Organic Stomach Disease. Age at death: 30. White, married female. Funeral Director: J Will Baxter - Hartford City, Indiana)
 
S8    

 

S9 Database Online. William A. Worthen and Mattie Jane Klinger. Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. Original Data: Works Progress Administration. Blackford County Marriage Records Book A, 1839-1857, Use Corrected Book A, Page 118. www.ancestry.com, accessed 12 March 2007. Acc000864.
 
Extract:
Name: William A Worthen
Spouse Name: Mattie Klinger
Marriage Date: 30 May 1897
County: Blackford
Preformed by Benjamin G Shinn
 
S10    
S11 Warranty Deed, IOOF Cemetery, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana. Lot 527. Elizabeth & Mattie Worthen for $30.00. Acc000047/Doc1515.pdf 

Extract: From Trustees of Hartford City Lodge No. 262, I.O.O.F. to Elizabeth and Mattie Worthen for lot # 527 in the I.O.O.F. cemetery. Dated 12 Jan 1900.

Note: This lot has the following persons buried: Elizabeth Snyder Worthen ID0407, James Worthen ID0677, James Perry Worthen ID0406, L A Worthen ID0690, Mattie Klinger Worthen ID0387, and William Alfred Worthen ID0386. Also buried in this lot are Harold Atha ID1851 and his wife Marguerite Worthen Atha ID0383. The only persons with stones are: Mattie Klinger Worthen and Harold and Marguerite Worthen Atha..
Doc1515.pdf
S12 Google Custom Map  
S13 Polk's Muncie Directory (N.p.: Polk'sn.d.), 1948, page 470, "Worthen Wm fctywkr Ball Bros h 2724 Grant"; digital image, www.ancestry.com /City Directories, Viewed 20 January 2010)  
S14 Polk's Muncie Directory (N.p.: Polk'sn.d.), 1946, page 385, 677; digital image, www.ancestry.com /City Directories, viewed 20 Jan 2010.  P 385:

Extract
:  "Worthen Wm emp Ball Bros Co r 2724 Grant - P 677: Worthen Wm F (Maudella) pntr, Muncie".
 
S15 Polk's Muncie Directory, www.ancestry.com, accessed 20 Jan 2010
    1940, p 382 "Worthen Wm glass wkr Ball Bros Co r2724 Grant" - P 574 "Worthen Wm and Maudella, ctr twp Muncie 1"
    1941, p 406:  "Worthen Wm emp Ball Bros Co r2724 Grant"
    1943, page 326:  "Worthen Wm T (Maudella M) emp Ball Bros Co h2724 S Grant"
 
S16 Marriage Record, William A. Worthen and Anna B. Sleeth. Database on-line, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959" Original Data: Delaware County, Indiana, Marriage Book, 1888, page 55. www.familysearch.org , accessed 9 Nov 2012. Acc001923/Doc1272.pdf.
Extract:
Groom: William A Worthen
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Date of Birth:
Groom's Place of Birth: , Blackford, Indiana
Groom's Residence: Hartford City, , Indiana
Groom's Number of Marriage: 1
Groom's Father: J P Worthen
Groom's Mother: E Snider
Bride: Anna B Sleeth
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Date of Birth:
Bride's Place of Birth: , Delaware, Indiana
Bride's Residence: Hartford City, , Indiana
Bride's Number of Marriage: 1
Bride's Father: J M Sleeth
Bride's Mother: Harriett Furgus
Informant Name:
Date of License: 22 Aug 1888
County of License:
Date of Marriage: 22 Aug 1888
Place of Marriage: Hartford City, , Indiana
Official:
Record Number: 2
Film Number: 1672566
Digital Folder Number: 4202704
Image Number: 00580
Number of Images: 1
batch number: M02148-9
Doc1272.pdf
S17 Marriage Record:  W. A. Worthen and Laura Fenner. Database on-line, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959" www.familysearch.org  accessed 20 Aug 2011. Acc001920/Doc1280.pdf

Extract:
Groom: W A Worthen
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Date of Birth: 12 Sep 1866
Groom's Place of Birth: , Blackford,
Groom's Residence: , Blackford,
Groom's Number of Marriage: 3rd
Groom's Father: J P Worthen
Groom's Mother: Elizabeth Snyder
Bride: Laura Fenner
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Date of Birth: 28 Oct 1868
Bride's Place of Birth: Hartland, , Ohio
Bride's Residence: , Blackford,
Bride's Number of Marriage: 2nd
Bride's Father: George Walker
Bride's Mother: Sarah Shattuck
Date of License: 21 Jul 1910
County of License: Blackford
Date of Marriage: 21 Jul 1910
Place of Marriage: , Blackford, Indiana
Film Number: 1672565
Digital Folder Number: 4202703
Image Number: 00201
Number of Images: 1

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Doc1280.pdf

S18 Book, Dale, George R. Directory of Hartford City, Ind., together with a complete gazetteer of Blackford County land owners. Hartford City, Indiana: G R Dale, 1911-1912, p 111.   Bk3279/Doc2579.pdf

Extract: "Worthen, Wm (Laura), painter, h 822 W Franklin") (Laura Walker. 
Repository:   Archive.org - Read Online
 
S19 Marriage Record #1: Database on-line, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959". Alford W. Worthen and Della May Murphy. Original Data: Blackford County Circuit Court, Marriage Records, 1915, page 563, www.familysearch.org , accessed 9 Nov 2012. Acc001921/Doc1271.pdf

Extract:
Groom: Alford W Worthen
Groom's Race: White
Groom's Date of Birth: 12 Sep 1864
Groom's Place of Birth: Hartford City, , Indiana
Groom's Residence: Hartford City, , Indiana
Groom's Number of Marriage: 3
Groom's Father: Perry Worthen
Groom's Mother: Elizabeth Snyder
Bride: Della May Murphy
Bride's Race: White
Bride's Date of Birth: 03 May 1873
Bride's Place of Birth: , Blackford, Indiana
Bride's Residence: Hartford City, , Indiana
Bride's Number of Marriage: 1
Bride's Father: Cornelous Murphy
Bride's Mother: Lousa Christian
Date of License: 25 Sep 1915
County of License: Blackford
Date of Marriage: 20 Sep 1915
Place of Marriage: , Blackford, Indiana
Film Number: 1672565
Digital Folder Number: 4202703
Image Number: 00644
Number of Images: 1

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Image of License, Certificate

Transcription

S20 Marriage Record #2:  Alford W. Worthen and Della May Murphy. Database on-line, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959" www.familysearch.org  accessed 20 Aug 2011. Acc001922.

Extract:
Groom: Alford W Worthen
Groom's Race: W
Groom's Date of Birth:
Groom's Place of Birth: Hartford City, ,
Groom's Residence: Hartford City, , Indiana
Groom's Number of Marriage: 4th
Groom's Father: Jams P Wothern
Groom's Mother: Elizabeth Snider
Bride: Della Mae Murphy
Bride's Race: W
Bride's Date of Birth:
Bride's Place of Birth: , Blackford,
Bride's Residence: Hartford City, , Indiana
Bride's Number of Marriage: 2nd
Bride's Father: Cornelis Edens
Bride's Mother: Louisa Christian
Date of Marriage: 25 Sep 1915
Place of Marriage: Hartford City, , Indiana
Film Number: 1672567
Digital Folder Number: 4202705
Image Number: 00226
Number of Images: 1

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S21 Bible. Photocopies of pages from Worthen Haas Family Bible.  Acc000675/Doc659.pdf 

Extract
Marriages:

"Wm Worthen and Mattie Klinger were united in marriage on the 30 day of May 1897"
"August Haas and Mabel Worthen were united in Marriage on the 23 day of June 1917"
"Harold Atha and Marguerite Worthen were united in marriage on the 14th day of July 1928"
"William Worthen and Maudilla Luzzader were united in marriage on the 17th day of March 1928"
Births:
"Wm Alfred Worthen born Sept 12, 1866"
"Mattie Jane Worthen born April 28, 1879"
"Lawrence Alfred Worthen born April 28, 1898"
"Mabel Marie Worthen born July 1, 1899 - Hartford"                                                
"William Franklin Worthen born Feb 28, 1902 Hartford"
"Margureite N Worthen born Feb 23 1906"
Deaths:
"Lawrence Alfred Worthen died June 5, 1898"
"Mattie Jane Worthen - died March 20, 1910"
Wm Alfred Worthen died Feb 17, 1941"


Doc659.pdf

S22 1870 Federal Census, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana. Page 2. Dwelling 13, Family 13, Line 29, Perry J Worthen. Original Data: NARA M593_300. www.ancestry.com . Acc000718. 

Extract: 
1]  Perry J Worthen: 50 yr old white male - Day Laborer - value of personal estate: 100 - Born in Virginia.
2]  Elizabeth Worthen: 43 yr old white female - Keeping house - value of real estate 16.00 - Born Ohio.
3]  Joseph Worthen: 20 yr old white male, Carpenter's Apprentice - Born Indiana.
4]  Mary Jane Worthen: 18 yr old white female - at home and born Indiana.
5]  John W Worthen: 12 yr old white male, at home, born Indiana.
6]  James Oscar Worthen: 10 yr old white male, 10 yrs old, at home, born Indiana.
7]  Marvell Worthen: 8 yr old white male, at home, born Indiana.
8]  Emma Eta Worthen: 6 yr old white female, born Indiana.
9]  Willie Worthen: 4 yr old white male, born Indiana.
 
S23 1880 Federal Census, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana. SD 6, ED 166, page 27 (Penned) P 458 (Stamped). Dwelling 294, Family 305, Line 38, James P Worthen. Original Data: NARA, T9, Roll 266. www.ancestry.com . Acc000719.

Extract: 
1]  James P Worthen: 60 yr old white male, married, works at spoke factory, born Maryland, parents born in Maryland.
2]  Elizabeth Worthen: 52 yr old white female, wife of head, keeping house - cannot write - born in Ohio - parents born in Pennsylvania.
3]  John W Worthen: 22 yr old white male, son of head, single, Occupation: teaming, unemployed 3 months - born Indiana, Mother born Maryland, father born Ohio.
4]  Oscar Worthen: 21 yr old white male, single, Occupation: clerk in grocery. unemployed 2 months - Born Indiana, Father born Maryland, Mother born Ohio.
5]  Marvel N Worthen: 18 yr old white male, son of head, single, works in flax factory, unemployed 4 months, attended school, born Indiana, Father Maryland, Mother Ohio.
6]  Emma A Worthen: 15 yr old white female, daughter of head, single, at home, attended school, born Indiana, Father in Maryland and mother in Ohio.
7]  William Worthen: 13 yr old white male, son of head, single, at home, attended school, born Indiana, Father Maryland, Mother Ohio
 
S24 Book:  Lucas, Wilma Haas. Warthan, Warthen, Worthen Family, The (np:, nd),  P2.  Bk3400.  
S25 Document, Misc, Receipt from J L McGeath to Bill Worthen, 19 Apr 1913 in the amount of $2.50 "for the use of lot for the year of 1913" Acc000098\Doc1522.pdf  

Doc1522.pdf

S26 1920 Federal Census, Monroe Street, Hartford City, Ward 1, Licking Township, Blackford County, Indiana. SD 11, ED 9, Sheet 2A. 1217 Monroe St, Dwelling 40, Family 40, Line 44, Will Worthen. Original Data: NARA, T625, Roll 423. www.ancestry.com . Acc000715/Doc4163.pdf
 
Extract:
1] Will Worthen: Head of household, owned home free - male, white, 53 yrs old, married, Birthplace: Father: United States, Mother: United States, Occupation: Painter.
2] Della Worthen: Wife of head, female, white, 45 yrs old, married, parents born in United States, no occupation.
3] William Worthen: Son of head, male, white, 17 yrs old, single, had not attended school, Father Indiana, Mother Ohio, Occupation: Painter.
4] Marguerite Worthen: daughter of head, female, white, 13 yrs old, single, had attended school, father born in Indiana, mother in Ohio.

Household:
- All of family could read, write and speak English
- they were all born in Indiana.

 

 
S27 1930 Federal Census, Monroe St, Hartford City, Ward 1, Licking Township, Blackford County, Indiana. SD 4, ED 5-8, Sheet 1-A. 1217 N Monroe St, Dwelling 5, Residence 4, Line 18, William Worthen. Original Data: NARA, T626, Roll 578. www.ancestry.com Record Link w/ Image .
Acc000716/Doc4170.pdf

Extract
1]  William Worthen: Head of household, owned house, Home value: $1000, does not live on a farm, male, white, 64 yrs old, married, age at first marriage: 23, He and his parents born in Indiana, Occupation: Painter in the decorating industry, Class of worker: O, Actually working, Not a veteran. 2]  2]  Della Worthen: Wife of head, female, white, 56 yrs old, married - 21 at first marriage, born in Indiana, Father born in W Virginia, Mother in Ohio, No occupation.
3]  Harold Atha: Son-in-law of Head, male, white, 30 yrs old, married, 28 at first marriage, he and his parents born in Indiana, Occupation: machinist in Auto Factory.
4]  Marguretta Atha: Daughter of head, female, white, 24 yrs old, married, 22 at first marriage, she and her parents born in Indiana, Occupation: packer in a glass factory. None of the family attended school during the year,

Household:   able to read, write, and speak English.
 
S28 Object,  Set of Paint Cards - Acc000090.  -

Notes
- This set consists of 3 pictures, 2 houses and 1 barn. These pictures are clear in the areas where they would normally be painted.
- There are also 19 cards depicting different colors of paint.
- House: White, Pearl Gray, Tobacco Brown, Yellow, Sky Blue, Buff, French Gray, Pink, Apple Green, Ivory, Bungalow Brown, Light Lead, Shutter green, Maroon, Slate, Terra Cotta, Cream, Silver Gray
- Barn: Gray, Light Red
- The pictures of the houses or the barn were placed over the various color cards to give an indication of how the house or barn would look with that color of paint applied. My Great Grandfather was a house Painter in Hartford City, Blackford Co, Indiana.
- On the back of each of the paint sample card is a list of trim colors
Link to Images
S29  
 
S30 Database On-line, Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941. William A Worthen, Anna B Sleeth. Original Data: WPA Index to Marriage Records, Indiana, 1938-1940. www.ancestry.com . Acc000866.
 
Extract:  Name: William A Worthen - Spouse Name: Anna B Sleeth - Marriage Date: 22 Aug 1888 - County: Blackford - Performed by: Rev J H G. Prim.
 
S31 1880 Federal Census, Washington Township, Preble County, Ohio. SD 2, ED 204, Page 10, Dwelling 80, Family 80, Line 5, Samuel Clinger. Original Data: NARA, T9, roll 1060. www.ancestry.com , accessed 20 Dec 2009. Acc001385/ Ph7759.jpg. 

Extract
1]  Samuel Clinger: 44 yr old white male, married, (head) father of family, farmer, born in Ohio, Parents born in Pennsylvania.
2]  Eliza Clinger: 42 yr old white female, mother of family, married, keeping house, she and her mother born in Ohio, her father in Pennsylvania.
3]  William F Clinger: 15 yr old white male, son of head, single, at home, he and his parents born in Ohio.
4]  John Clinger: 14 yr old white male, single, son of head, at home, born in Indiana, parents in Ohio.
5]  Jacob Clinger: 13 yr old white male, son of head, single, at home, born in Indiana, parents in Ohio.
6]  Elmer Clinger: 12 yr old white male, single, son of head, at home, born in Indiana, parents in Ohio.
7]  Charles Clinger: 10 yr old white male, son of head, single, at home, born in Indiana, parents in Ohio.
8]  Lizzie Clinger: 8 yr old white female, daughter of head, single, born in Indiana, parents in Ohio. 9]  George Clinger: 6 yr old white male, son of head, single, born in Kentucky, parents in Ohio.
10]  Michael Clinger: 4 yr old white male, son of head, single, he and his parents born in Ohio.
11]  Carrie Clinger: 2 yr old white female, daughter of head, single, she and her parents born in Ohio.
12]  Mattie Clinger: 1 yr old white female, daughter of head, single, she and her parents born in Ohio.
 
S32 Death Record. Funeral Card for Mrs. Mattie Worthen. Died 20 March 1910. Acc001458/Doc1606.pdf  
S33 Death Record - Will Alfred Worthen, 17 Feb 1941. Certificate of Death, Blackford County, Indiana. Local No 4123, Registered No 12, issued 17 Feb 1941. Wilma Haas Lucas Papers. Acc001461/ Doc1609.pdf
 
Extract:   Indiana State Board of Health Bureau of Vital Statistics Certificate of Death - Local No 4123 - Registered No 12 - [Left of form]: Place of Death means Where person actually died, not where lived - Funeral Director's License No 156 - Embalmer's Name: Herbert H Weil - License No 3620 - 1. Place of Death: Blackford County, Hartford City 1217 North Monroe St - Stay in community: all life. 2. Usual Residence of Deceased: 1217 North Monroe St, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana - 3. Full Name: Will Alfred Worthen - 4. Sex: Male - 5. Color or Race: White - 8. Marital Status: Married - 6. Name of Spouse: Della Worthen - age: 72 - 7. Birth date of Deceased: Sept 12 1866 - 8. Age: 74 yrs., 5 months, 5 Days - 9. Birthplace: Hartford City, Indiana - 10. Usual Occupation: Paper Hanger - 11. Blank - 12, 13. Father: Perry Worthen, born in Indiana - 14, 15. Mother Maiden Name: Elizabeth Snyder, birthplace: not known - 16. Informant: Marguerite Atha, Hartford City, Indiana - 17. Burial Feb 19 1941 - IOOF Cemetery, Hartford City, Indiana - 18. Funeral Director: Burk & Fenning, Hartford City, Indiana. Filed Feb 17, 1941 [Signature of health officer], Hartford City, Indiana - MEDICAL CERTIFICATION - 20. Date of Death: Feb 17 1941, 430pm - 21. I CERTIFY that death occurred on the date above stated; that I attended deceased from Apr 1936 to Feb 17 1941 and that I last saw him alive on Feb 17 1941. Immediate cause of death: Myocarditis Clu - Duration: 4 yr. - Other Conditions: Terminal Broncho Pneumonia - Duration: 3 days - 23. Signature: of ??? MD, Hartford City - date signed: 2-18-41 [Back of form]: The photo on the reverse side is a true copy of the record on file with the Indiana State Board of Health.

Doc1609.pdf

Doc3559.pdf

S34 Obituary - Will Alfred Worthen, Newspaper unknown, Feb 1941. Acc001462/Doc1526.pdf

Extract: Worthen Rites are Set for Thursday - Funeral services for Will Alfred Worthen, 74, Hartford City Painter and paper hanger who died Monday, were conducted from the Burk & Fenning chapel at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon, with Rev. Jesse W Fox in charge. Burial was made in the I. O. O. F. cemetery. Pallbearers were Blair Claytor, Cy McCaffery, Frank Lamott, Hebert Lamott, Ed Reed and Lester Reed.
 
S35 Marriage Record - William A. Worthen and Anna B. Sleeth, 22 Aug 1888, Blackford County, Indiana, Page 575. Acc001463/ Doc1662.pdf

Extract:
575 [upper right corner] -
Indiana, to-wit: Blackford County:
To All Who Shall See These Presents, Greeting: Know Ye, That any person empowered by law to solemnize Marriage is hereby authorized to join together as HUSBAND and WIFE,
William A. Worthen and Anna B. Sleeth; and for so doing, this shall be his sufficient authority.
In Testimony Whereof I, Isaiah Cartritght, Clerk of the Blackford Circuit Court, hereunto subscribe my name, and affix the Seal of said Court, this 22 day of August, 1888 (Signature of Clerk).
To the Clerk of Blackford Circuit Court: This Certifies that I joined in Marriage as Husband and Wife, William A Worthen and Anna B Sleeth on the 22 day of August 1888.
Filed April 10 1889 - Isiah Cartwright, Clerk - Signed Rev ????
Doc1662.pdf
S36 Death Record, Mattie Jane Worthen. Blackford Co, Indiana Health Department, Book# 1908-1922, page 14 - Acc000049/Doc1523.pdf  
S37 Obituary, "Attend Funeral of Will Worthen Here", Hartford City Newspaper, Feb 1941. William Alfred Worthen. (Acc001451) - Doc2580.pdf
 
Extract:
ATTEND FUNERAL OF WILL WORTHEN HERE Funeral services for Will A. Worthen were conducted Wednesday afternoon from the Burk & Fennig Funeral home in charge of the Rev J W Fox. Among the out-of-town people here for the service were Mr and Mrs Harry Worthen of Upland; Mr and Mrs Fred Worthen of Wabash; Mr and Mrs August Haas, Mr and Mrs William Worthen, Mr and Mrs John Lucas, Mrs James Fields, Norma, Marjorie and Barbara Jane Haas, Billie and Jackie Worthen, all of Muncie, and Charles Morris, of Huntington. - Card of Thanks - To thank our neighbors and friends for flowers and kindnesses; Mrs Sample and Mrs Buckles who sang; Rev Fox. Dr Morris, Mr Burk and others who assisted us during the illness and at the death of our father, Will Worthen. The Children.
 
S38 Marriage Record, William Alfred Worthen & Mattie Jane Klinger. Marriage License and Certificate of Marriage, 29 and 30 May 1897. Clerk of Circuit Court, Blackford County, Indiana. Wilma Haas Lucas Papers. Acc000800/Doc1222.pdf

Extract:
118
Indiana, to wit: Blackford County:
To All Who Shall See These Presents, Greeting:
Know Ye, that any person empowered by law to solemnize Marriage is hereby au-
thorized to join together as HUSBAND AND WIFE, William A Worthen
and Mattie Klinger; and for doing this shall be
his sufficient authority.
In Testimony Whereof, I D C Caldwell,
Clerk of the Blackford Circuit Court, hereunto subscribe my
name, and affix the seal of said Court this 29th
day of May, 1897.
Signed by D C Caldwell Clerk.

To the Clerk of Blackford Circuit Court:
This Certifies that I joined in marriage as Husband and Wife,
William A Worthen and Mattie Klinger
on the 30th day of May, 1897.
Signed Benjamin G. Shinin Local Deacon MS Church

Doc1222.pdf

FamilySearch Link

S39 Correspondence: Between Mabel Worthen Haas, ID0378 and William Franklin Worthen, ID0376. 1977-1978. Acc002397/Doc1190.pdf

PDF File Contents:
1-2: Letter from Mabel to William & Maudella - 30 Dec 1977
3-5: Letter from Mabel to William & Maudella - 16 Jan 1978

Doc1190.pdf
S40 Marriage Record: Database Online: "Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959" Original Data: Blackford County, Indiana, Circuit Court, Marriage Records, 1910, page 335. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXJZ-QR1  . Accessed 11 Nov 2012. Acc002447/Doc1280.pdf Doc1280.pdf
S41 Marriage Record:  August Haas and Mabel Marie Worthen. Database Online, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-1959". Original Document: Blackford County Circuit Court, Marriage Record, 1917, page 248. https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXJN-KVD  accessed 11 Nov 2012. Acc002450/Doc1281.pdf Doc1281.pdf
S42 Marriage Certificate. Marguerite Worthen & Harold Atha. 14 July 1928, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana. Acc000176/ Doc1516.pdf

Extract:
Front: Our Marriage Record
Inside:
This is to Certify/ That on the 14th day of July
in the year of our Lord/ Nineteen hundred 1928
Harold Atha of Muncie, Ind.
Marguerite Worthen/ of Hartford City
WERE BY ME UNITED/ IN/ MARRIAGE
at Hartford City/ according to the ORDINANCE OF GOD and the laws
of the State of Indiana
R. W. Clymer, Min.
Witnesses: W. A. Worthen/ Della Worthen

Doc1516.pdf
S43 Database Online: August Haas and Mabel Worthen. Database on-line, "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959," index and images, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXJV-Z85  : accessed 29 May 2013), August Haas and Mable Worthen, 1917.. Acc001914

Extract from DB:
Name: August Haas
Event Type: Marriage
Event Date: 23 Jun 1917
Event Place: Hartford City, , Indiana
Alternate Event Place:
Registration Place: , Blackford, Indiana, United States
Marriage License Date:
Residence Place: Muncie, , Indiana
Gender: Male
Age (Estimated):
Number of Previous Marriages: 1st
Race (Original): White
Birth Date:
Birthplace: Defiance, , Ohio
Father's Name: Henry Haas
Mother's Name: Caroline Wetstore
Spouse's Name: Mable Worthen
Spouse's Residence Place: Hartford City, , Indiana
Spouse's Gender: Female
Spouse's Age (Estimated):
Spouse's Previous Marriage Number: 1st
Spouse's Race (Original): White
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace: Hartford City, , Indiana
Spouse's Father's Name: William Worthen
Spouse's Mother's Name: Mattie Leonard
Informant's Name:
Officiator's Name: M W Yocam
Page: 136
Record Number:
Reference ID:
GS Film number: 001672567
Digital Folder Number: 004202705
Image Number: 00264
Number of Images: 1

 
 
S44 1870 U.S. Census. Washington Township, Delaware County, Indiana, Page 8, Line 9, Dwelling & Family 60, Isaac N. Sleeth Household. Original Data: NARA, M693_310, FHL Film 545809. www.ancestry.com , accessed 30 June 2013. Acc002806/Doc1746.pdf

Extract:
1] Isaac N. Sleeth: Head of household - 30, white, male - Occupation: Carpenter
2] Harriet Sleeth: 31, white female, keeping house
3] Anna B. Sleeth: 5/12, white female - born: [looks like Dec, according to age s/b March]

Household:
- All born Indiana

 
S45 1900 U.S. Census. Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana, SD 68, ED 25, Sheet 1B, Main St., Line 87, Dwelling & Family 20, Isaac N. Sleeth Household. Original Data: NARA, T623_360, FHL Film 1240360. www.ancestry.com , accessed 30 June 2013. Acc002807/Doc1747.pdf

Extract:
1] Isaac N. Sleeth: Head of household - 59, white male, married 31 yrs., Born Aug 1840 - he and parents born Ohio - Occupation: Blacksmith -
2] Harriet Sleeth: Wife of head - 60, white female, married 31 yrs., Born July 1839 - Born Indiana, Father born Virginia, Mother born Ohio -
3] Annie Sleeth: Daughter of head - 29, white female, Divorced, Born Dec 1870 - She and Mother born Indiana, father born Ohio
4] Leota Roderick: Granddaughter of head - 10, white, female, single, born Sept 1889 - she and parents born Indiana - at school - attended school for 8 months
5] Delight Roderick: Granddaughter of head - 9, white, female, single, born Feb 1891 - she and parents born Indiana - at school - attended school for 8 months

Household:
- Own house with mortgage
- All able to read, write and speak English

 
S46 1880 U.S. Census. Washington Township, Delaware County, Indiana, SD 3, ED 177, Page 1A, Line 29, Dwelling & Family 6, Isaac Sleeth Household. Original Data: NARA, T9_274. www.ancestry.com , accessed 30 June 2013. Acc002808/Doc1748.pdf

Extract:
1] Isaac Sleeth: Head of household - 40, white, male - married - Occupation: ?? - He an parents born Ohio
2] Harriet Sleeth: Wife of head, 40, white, female, married - Keeping house - born Indiana, parents born Virginia
3] Annie Sleeth: Daughter of head - 10, white, female - at School - born Indiana - father born Ohio, Mother born Indiana

 
S47 Database Online. "Indiana, Marriages, 1811-1959," index and images, Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, page 204, FamilySearch https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/XXR7-RZ4  : accessed 30 Jun 2013, Edward F Riley and Anna B Sleeth, 1909. Acc002809  
S48 1910 U.S. Census. Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, Ward 2, SD 8, ED 27, Sheet 7B, Line 85, 214 East Wysor St., Dwelling 167, Family 178, Edward F. Riley Household. Original Data: NARA, T624_346, FHL microfilm: 1374359. www.ancestry.com , accessed 30 June 2013. Acc002810/Doc1749.pdf

Extract:
1] Edward F. Riley: Head of household - 41, white male, married twice, married 1 year - Born Pennsylvania, Parents born Ireland - Able to read, write and speak English - Occupation: Spiller, Oil Field
2] Anna B. Riley: Wife of head - 39, white female, married twice - married 1 yr. - Had zero children - she and parents born Indiana - Occupation: None
3] Leota Chilton: Lodger - 20, white, female, Married once for 1 year - Had Zero ChildrenShe and parents born Indiana - Occupation: None
4] Homer F. Chilton: Lodger - 3, white Male, single - he and parents born Indiana -
5] Harriet M. Chilton: Lodger - 1, white female, single - she and parents born Indiana
6] Delight Roderick: Lodger - 19, white female, single - Occupation: None

Household:
- Rent home at 214 E. Wysor St.

 
S49 1940 U.S. Census: Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana. SD 5, ED 5-5, Sheet No 13B, Ward 1, 1217 N. Monroe, Line 62, Family 300, Harold Atha Household. Original Data: NARA, T-627. www.ancestry.com Record Link w/ Image, accessed 3 Apr 2012. Acc002131/Doc4171.pdf

Extract:
1] Harold Atha: Head of household - 40 yr old white male, married, Highest School grade attained: 8 - Code D: 6016 - Not at work on 24 March 1940 - was on public assistance work - Code E: 2 - Occupation: Ditch Digger, WPA Road Construction - GW [Government Work] - Income 1939: $152 -

2] Margureite Atha: Wife of head - 34 yr old white female, married - Highest School grade attained: High School, 2 - Code D: 6016 - Occupation: None - Homemaker - Code E: 5

3] Will Worthen: Father-in-law of Head - 73 yr old white male, widowed, Highest school grade attained: 4 - U [Unable to work] - Occupation: Blank - Code E: 7 - Receiving money other than wages -

Household:
- Owned home, 1217 N. Monroe, value $1200. not a farm
- all born Indiana
- none attended school during year
- Residence, 1 Apr 1935:
- Harold and Margureite: Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana
- Will: "Same House"

 
S50 1910 U.S. Census. Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana, SD 11, ED 10, Sheet 10B, Line 85, 1307 N. Walnut St., Dwelling 242, Family 246, Laura A Fenner Household. Original Data: NARA, T624_340; FHL microfilm: 1374353. www.ancestry.com, accessed 9 July 2013. Acc002831

Extract:
1] Laura A. Fenner: Head of household, 41, white female, widowed - had 3 children, all 3 are living. parents born Virginia - Occupation: Own Income -
2] May L. Fenner: daughter of head, 24, white female, single, parents born Ohio - Occupation: None -
3] Charles N. Fenner: Son of head - 22, white male, single - parents born Ohio - Occupation: Laborer, railroad
4] Harry W. Fenner: Son of head - 19, white male, single - parents born Ohio - Occupation: Laborer, railroad

Household:
- Rent House at 1307 N. Walnut St.
- All able to read, write and speak English
- All born Ohio

 
S51 1880 U.S. Census. Concord Township, Highland County, Ohio, SD 4, ED 40, Page 1, Line 17, Dwelling & Family 3George Walker Household. Original Data: NARA, T9_1032. www.ancestry.com, accessed 9 July 2013. Acc002822

Extract:
1] George Walker: Head of household - 63, white male, widowed/divorced - Farmer - Parents born Virginia
2] Mary Walker: Daughter of head - 19, white female - Single - Keeping House - Father born Ohio - Mother born Vermont
3] Laura Walker: Daughter of Head - 13, white female - Single - at home - Father born Ohio - Mother born Vermont
4] Sarah Walker: Daughter of Head - 16, white female - Single - Housekeeper - Father born Ohio - Mother born Vermont
5] Timothy Walker: Son of head - 11, white male - Single - At Home - Father born Ohio - Mother born Vermont

Household:
- All born Ohio

 
S52 Object, Valentines & cover sent to Mattie from Carrie Stewart. In possesion of Mabel Worthen Haas. Acc000093/Doc1763.pdf

Notes:
1] The cover is a stamped cover with only a small portion of the embossed stamp corner remains - it is red with white lettering and appears to be a 2-cent and is addressed to Mrs Carrie Stewart, #217 S Jeffers[on], Hartford C[ity], Ind -
2] The return Address is "After 5 days return to #5 Pinnell St, Buckhannon, W VA - The Postmark is from Buckhannon W. VA.
Nov 6 at 12 PM [no date]
3] on the back of the cover: "Miss Mable Worthen - Aunt Matties things" - there are some dates at the bottom 1838, 1826, 22, 1838, 98.
4] The Valentines: There is 1 large Valentine and several smaller ones with no writing on any of them. Did these Valentines originally belong to Mattie?

Doc1763.pdf
S53 Object, Ribbon from event - Bills Day - Riverside Park, Eaton, Indiana 26 Aug 1914.  Acc000092/Doc1764.pdf

Notes:
1. I have a ribbon [flag] from this event. It is blue felt with gold lettering. It is in the shape of a triangle flag measuring 3.25" on the end and 5-7/8" on each side.
2. Text: "3rd Annual Bill's Day Aug 26 1914 Riverside Park Eaton Indiana"
3. This was contained in a small red velvet box (Acc000092) that belonged to ID0378 and given to ID0001 by ID0006 on 9 Nov 2001
4. I have to wonder if this was an event attended by William Alfred "Bill" Worthen, Mabel's father



Riverside Park
Ph4802.jpg
 
S54 1880 U.S. Census. Licking Township, Blackford County, Indiana, SD 6. ED 165, Page 9A, Line 43, Dwelling & Family 82, W. J. Edens Household. Original Data: NARA, T9_266. www.ancestry.com , accessed 2 Sept 2013. Acc002912

Extract:
1] W. J. Edens: Head of household - 23 white male - Farmer - Born Ohio
2] John Edens: Brother of head - 21, white male - Farmer - Born Ohio
3] Frank Edens: Brother of head - 18, white male - Farmer - Attended school - Born Ohio
4] Edward Edens: Brother of head - 13, white male - Farmer - Attended School - Born Indiana
5] Anna Edens: Sister of head - 13, white female - at home - attended school - Born Indiana
6] Charles Edens: Brother of head - 8, white male - attended school - born Indiana
7] Della Edens: Sister of head - 6, white female - attended school
Household:
- All Single
- Father born Virginia
- Mother born Ohio

 
S55 1900 U.S. Census. Richland Township, Jay County, Indiana, SD 8, ED 67, Sheet 7A, Line 36, Dwelling 147, Family 148, Thos. J. Murphy Household. Original Data: NARA, T623_380, FHL microfilm: 1240380. www.ancestry.com , accessed 2 Sept 2013. Acc002914

Extract:
1] Thos. J. Murphy: Head of household - 36, white male, married 6 yrs. Born June 1863 - He and parents born West Virginia - Occupation: Farmer - Able to read, write and speak English
2] Della M. Murphy: Wife of head - 27, white female, married 6 yrs., Born May 1873 - Had 3 children all living - Born Indiana, Father born Virginia, Mother born Ohio - - Able to read, write and speak English
3] William H. Murphy: 6, white male, single - Born June 1894 - Born Indiana, Father born West Virginia, Mother born Indiana -
4] James W. Murphy: Son of head - 5, white male, born Nov 1895, born Indiana, Father born West Virginia, Mother born Indiana
5] Mildred D. Murphy: Daughter of head - 2, white female, born Aug 1898 - born Indiana, Father born West Virginia, Mother born Indiana
Household:
- Owned Farm with Mortgage - Farm Schedule 154

 
S56 1910 U.S. Census. Redkey, Richland Township, Jay County, Indiana, SD 8, ED 76, Sheet 3B, Line 69, , High St., Dwelling 67, Family 69, Della M. Murphey Household. Original Data: NARA, T624_358. FHL microfilm: 1374371. www.ancestry.com, accessed 2 Sept 2013. Acc002913

Extract:
1] Della M. Murphey: Head of Household - 36, white female, divorced - had 7 children, 5 living - Parents born Indiana - Occupation: Washer Woman for others - Able to read & write -
2] Harold W. Murphey: Son of head - 15, white male, single - Able to read and write
3] Mildred A. Murphey: Daughter of head - 12, white female, single - able to read and write, attended school
4] Martha I. Murphey: Daughter of head - 3, white female, single
5] Ramond R. Murphey: Son of head - 1/1112, white male, single
Household:
- All born Indiana
= Property: owned House on High St. With a mortgage
- Parents of Children: Father born West Virginia and Mother born Indiana

 
S57 1860 U.S. Census: Twin Township, Ross County, Ohio, Page 78, Line 30, Cornelius Edens household. Original Data: NARA, M653_1031, FHL Film 805031. www.ancestry.com , accessed 2 Sept 2013. Acc002915

Extract:
1] Cornelius Edens: Head of household - 33, male - Farmer - Born Virginia
2] Louisa Edens: 23, female, born Ohio
3] Susan Edens: 6, female, born Ohio
4] William Edens: 4, male, born Ohio
5] John Edens: 2, male, born Ohio
6] William Christian: 17, male, Occupation: Hand - Born Indiana
Household:
- Real Estate Value; $4000 - Personal Estate $500

 
S58 1870 U.S. Census. Licking Township, Blackford County, Indiana. Page 10, Line 33, and Page 11, Line 1. Dwelling 72, Family 71, Cornelius Edens Household. Original Data: NARA, M593_300. Family History Library Film: 545799. www.ancestry.com , accessed 3 Sept 2013. Acc002918

Extract, page 10, Line 33:
1] Cornelius Edens: Head of household - 40, white Male - Farmer - born Virginia
2] Louisa Edens: 33, white female - born Ohio - Keeping house
3] Sarah Edens: 16, white female - No Occupation - Born Ohio - Attended school
4] William Edens: 14, white male - Occupation: Farm laborer - born Ohio - attended school
5] John Edens: 12, white male, Occupation: Farm laborer - born Ohio - attended school
6] Franklin Edens: 9, white male - born Ohio - attended school
7] Joseph Edens: 5, white male - born Indiana -
8] Edmond Edens: 3, white male - born Indiana
Extract, page 11, Line 1:
9] Docia A. Edens - 2 or 3, white female, born Indiana
Household:
- Property value $2500 - Personal Property $570

 
S59 Newspaper Article, "Crippled for Life" The Indianapolis News (Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana), 13 June 1887, Page 1, Col. 2. http://www.newspapers.com/image/#34511169 , accessed 26 Apr 2014

Transcription:
Crippled for Life
(Special to the Indianapolis News.)
HARTFORD CITY, June 13.--Last night Will Worthen and Len Cline, two boys, engaged in a friendly scuffle, which resulted in a serious accident. Cline had a knife in this hand and said "I'll kill you," and Worthen attempted to take it from him. In the struggle it was buried in Cline's knee, making a dangerous wound and crippling him for life.
 
S60 Worthen-Haas Family Picture (Ph11041.tif) - (I30):

Left to Right:  Mabel Worthen Haas, Marguerite Worthen Atha, Della Edens Worthen, Wilma Haas, August Haas, Olive Haas, Marg Haas, William Alfred Worthen, Unknown, Norma Haas, Maudella Luzadder Worthen - Baby:  Barbara Haas - Boy:  William Russell Worthen
 
S61 "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011" [database on-line]. Original Data: Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. Microfilm. Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana. Indiana Archives and Records Administration. www.ancestry.com, accessed , 27 June 2016. William Franklin Worthen, 13 Jan 1986, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana. Doc3588.pdf

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Indiana State Board of Health/ Medical Certificate of Death
Local No. 86-28 - State No. 86-002902
Name: William Franklin Worthen, Male, White
Birth: 28 Feb 1902, Indiana
Date of Death: 13 Jan 1986, 156am, Home Hospital, Inc., Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Married - Spouse: Maudella Mae Luzadder
Veteran: No
Occupation: Painter - Supervisor, Ball Bros. Inc.
Residence: 10102 E 200 North, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana
Father: William Alfred Worthen
Mother: Mattie Klinger
Informant: Maudella Mae Worthen - Wife - 10102 E. 200N, Lafayette, Ind 47905
Disposal: Cremation 15 Jan 1986
Cause of Death: Stroke
 
S62 "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011" [database on-line]. Original Data: Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. Microfilm. Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana. Indiana Archives and Records Administration. www.ancestry.com, accessed , 26 July 2016. Marguerite A. Atha, 15 May 1971, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana. Doc3660.pdf.

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Indiana State Board of Health/ Medical Certificate of Death
State No. 71-016373
Name: Marguerite A. [N] Atha, Female, White, 65,
Date of Death: 15 May 1971, 945 am
Date of Birth: 23 Feb 1906, Indiana
Place of Death: Blackford County Hospital, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana
Residence: 302 E. Water St., Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana
Veteran: No
Father: William [Alfred] Worthen
Mother: Mattie Klinger
Informant: Mrs. Walter Robbins, Niece, Yorktown, Indiana
Cause of Death: Uremia due to Generalized Arteriosclerosis
Physician: George O. Parks, MD
Burial: 19 May 1971, IOOF Cemetery, Hartford City, Indiana
Funeral Home: Keplinger Funeral Home, Hartford City, Indiana
 
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Obituary for  Will Alfred Worthen.  The Muncie Morning Star, Wednesday, 19 Feb 1941, page 3, Col. 4.  www.newspapers.com, accessed 31 Jan 1943.  Doc4007.pdf -

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   Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from the Burk and Fennig chapel for Will Alfred Worthen, 74, retired painter and paper hanger, who died Tuesday afternoon, at his home here following an extended illness.  The immediate cause of death was pneumonia.  Burial will be in the I.O.O.F. Cemetery Here.  Surviving other than the widow, are three children by a previous marriage; Mrs. August Haas and William Worthen, both of Muncie, and Mrs. Harold Atha of this city.  [This obituary was copied from the Hartford City Newspaper where Will resided]
 
S64 News Article:  Divorce Granted, Laura A. Worthen, Jan 1914. The Muncie Morning Star, 21 Jan 1914, page 11, Col. 2. www.newspapers.com, accessed 17 Aug 2017. Doc4393.pdf

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Laura A. Worthen was granted a divorce from William Worthen for failure to provide and her former name, Laura Fenner, was restored.
 
S65 Obituary, "William A. Worthen, 74, Dies at Hartford City" The Muncie Evening Press (Muncie, Indiana), 18 Feb 1941, page 10, Col. 5. www.newspapers.com, accessed 17 Aug 2017. Doc4394.pdf

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WILLIAM A. WORTHEN, 74, DIES AT HARTFORD CITY
William A. Worthen, 74, died Monday afternoon at his home in Hartford City. He is survived by two daughter, Mrs. August Haas of Muncie and seven grandchildren. The funeral will be held Wednesday at Hartford City.
 
S66 Obituary, Will Alfred Worthen. The Muncie Morning Star, 19 Feb 1941, Page 3, Col. 4. www.newspapers.com, accessed 17 Aug 2017. Doc4395.pdf.

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Funeral services will be conducted at 2 o'clock Wednesday afternoon from the Burk and Fennig chapel for Will Alfred Worthen, 74, retired painter and paper hanger, who died Tuesday afternoon, at his home here following an extensive illness. The immediate cause of his death was pneumonia. Burial will be in the I. O. O. F. Cemetery here [Hartford City]. Surviving other than the widow, are three children by a previous marriage: Mrs. August Haas and William Worthen, both of Muncie, and Mrs. Harold Atha of this city [Hartford City].
 
S67 Obituary, "Death of Mrs. Worthen" The Muncie Morning Star (Muncie, Indiana), 21 March 1910, Page 11, Col. 3. www.newspapers.com, accessed 17 Aug 2017. Doc4396.pdf.

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DEATH OF MRS. WORTHEN
Hartford City, Ind., March 20.--- Mrs. Mattie Worthen, wife of William Worthen, a painter, died this evening at her home on North Monroe street. She had been practically unable to eat anything for two or three weeks previous to her death. Last Friday evening it was thought that she was dead and the women who were called to the house laid her out. She revived in a few hours, although no hope for her recovery was entertained afterward. She leaves a husband and three children, the oldest about ten years old.
 
S68 Newspaper Article, "Little Doing in Court." William Worthen. The Muncie Morning Star, 31 Oct 1911, page 9, Col. 3. www.newspapers.com, accessed 17 Aug 2017. Doc4397.pdf.

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LITTLE DOING IN COURT.
Hartford City, Ind., Oct. 30. --- William Worthen was before Judge Sturgis in the Juvenile court, complaint having been made to the board of guardians concerning Worthen's alleged neglect of his children. Mr. Worthen promised to take better care of his three children and was excused.
 
S69 Newspaper Article, "Double Wedding Held" William Alfred Worthen and Laura Fenner. The Muncie Morning Star, 26 July 1910, page 5, Col. 4. www.newspapers.com,   accessed 17 Aug 2017. Doc4398.pdf.

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Mother and Daughter Married at the Same Time
Hartford City, Ind., July 25. --- Mrs. Laura N. Fenner and Miss Lessie N. Fenner, mother and daughter, were joined in wedlock to William Worthen of this city and Earl Smith of Muncie, by the Rev. B. Earl Parker at the M. E. parsonage. Mrs. Fenner is the widow of the late William Fenner, who about two years ago was struck by lightning while seated at a table partaking of a meal withy the rest of his family.
The daughter of Mrs. Fenner, Lessie N. Fenner, joined hands with Earl Smith of Muncie. Following the ceremony the younger couple immediately departed for Muncie where they will make their future home. Mr. and Mrs. Worthen will live here.
 
S70 1920 US Census, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana. SD 11, ED 13, Ward 4, Sheet 4B, Line 82, 302 E. Water St., Dwelling 101, Family 108, J. D. White Household. Original NARA Data: Roll: T625_423; www.ancestry.com, accessed 18 Aug 2017. Doc4402.pdf.

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1] J. D. White: Head of Household - 70, white male, married - Born Illinois - Birthplace of parents: Unknown - Occupation: Proprietor of Boarding House
2] Mary E. White: Wife of head - 68, white female, married - born Indiana - Father born in Baltimore, Maryland - Mother born Pennsylvania - Occupation: None
3-16] Roomers, not related
17] Line 98: William Worthen: Roomer [Brother of Mary] - 55, white male, married - Born Indiana, Father born Maryland, Mother born Pennsylvania - Occupation: Janitor White Hotel
18] Line 99: Della Worthen: Roomer [wife of William Worthen] 46, white female, married - Born Indiana - Father born Virginia, Mother born Ohio - Occupation: Dining Room, White Hotel
19] Line 100: Roomer, not related
- 5 more roomers listed on the next page - none related
Household:
- home at 302 E. Water St. owned with a mortgage
- All 4 able to read, write and speak English
- 22 roomers, including William and Della Worthen
 
S71 1940 US Census, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana, 716 W. Chestnut, SD 5, ED 5-8, Sheet 6B, Line 44, Emma Edens household. Original NARA Data: Roll: T627_1027; Page: 6B; Enumeration District: 5-8. www.ancestry.com, accessed 24 Aug 2017. Doc4432.pdf

From Image:
1] Emma Edens: (Informant) Head of household - 67, white female, widow - Highest school grade: 8 - Born Indiana - Residence April 1935: Same Place - Occupation: Blank -
2] Della Worthen: Sister-in-law to head - 66, white female, widow - Highest school grade: 4 - Born Indiana - Residence April 1935: Same Place -
3] Pauline Wilson: Niece of head - 29, white female, single - Highest School Grade: 4 yrs. high school - Born Indiana - Residence April 1935: Same Place - Occupation: Cashier, Electric Utility - Weeks worked 1939: 52
4] Warren Davis: Lodger - 26, white male, single - Highest School Grade: 4 yrs. high school - Born Indiana - Residence April 1935: Hope, Indiana - Occupation: Plumber, retail plumbing shop - Weeks worked 1939: 52
Household:
- Value of Home: $2500.00
 
S72 "Indiana, Death Certificates, 1899-2011" [database on-line]. Original Data: Indiana State Board of Health. Death Certificates, 1900–2011. Microfilm. Indiana Archives and Records Administration, Indianapolis, Indiana. Indiana Archives and Records Administration. www.ancestry.com, accessed , 24 Aug 2017. Della May Worthen, 24 June 1946. Doc4433.pdf

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Coroner's Certificate of Death/ Indiana State Board of Health/ Bureau of Vital Statistics
Local No. 293, Registered No. 17224
Name: Della May Worthen, White Female, Widowed
Name of Husband: William Worthen
Usual Occupation: Housewife
Residence: 220 1/2 W. Washington St., Hartford City, Indiana
Death: 24 June 1946, 1155 pm, 220 1/2 W. Washington St., Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana.
Cause of Death: Rupture of Aortic Aneurisum
Coroner's Inquest held
How long lived in this community: All life
Age at death: 73y, 1 m, 21d
Birth: 3 May 1873, Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana
Parents: "Unknown"
Informant: Wm H. Murphy, RR#2, Muncie, Indiana [Son]
Burial: 27 June 1946, Strong Cemetery, Albany, Indiana
Funeral Director: B???, Fenning & Weil, Hartford City, Indiana
Coroner: Melvin E. Robbins
 
S73 City Directory:  Directory of Hartford City, Ind., and Complete Gazetteer of Blackford County Land Owners.  Pages 97, 100, 109.  Hartford City, Ind.:  George R. Dale, 1906.  Bk3814.  Doc4440.pdf

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Title Page (PDF page 1):   http://archive.org/stream/directoryofhartf1906dale#page/n7/mode/2up

Page 97 (PDF page 2):  http://archive.org/stream/directoryofhartf1906dale#page/n229/mode/2up
White J D (Mollie) White's boarding house 302 e. Water

Page 100 (PDF page 3):  http://archive.org/stream/directoryofhartf1906dale#page/n235/mode/2up
Worthen, Elizabeth widow 309 e Water
Worthen, Fred 113 S Mulberry
Worthen Harry baker 113 s Mulberry
Worthen J W (Ella) painter and decorator 113 s Mulberry
Worthen Wm painter and decorator 315 e Water

Page 109 (PDF page 4):  http://archive.org/stream/directoryofhartf1906dale#page/n255/mode/2up
Hotels
White's Boarding House 302 e Water
 
S74 Hartford City, Montpelier and Blackford County, Indiana Directory, 1895. Anderson, Indiana: Bulletin Printing Co., 1894. www.archive.org, accessed 5 Sept 2017. Bk3691/Doc4445.pdf

Pdf pages:
1: Title Page
2: Population
- Hartford City: 5676
3: Abbreviations
4. Reed, page 79
- Chas, clk W B Cooley Rest, h e Commercial
- John, lab, h s e cor Columbia and Oak
- Wm, principal s ward school, h s Jefferson bet Water and Chestnut
- S C Mnfr hub blocks near L E & W ry depot, h 97 e Washington
5. White, page 91
- J D, h 82 e Water
6. Worthen #1, page 93
- Jas O. cook, h 98 e Water
- J P, salesman, h 89 e Water
- Jno W. city police, h Mulberry bet Washington & Water
- Marve, cook, h 89 e Water
- M C, wid, h s Spring
7. Worthen #2, page 94
- Rosa, h s Spring
- Wm, lab, h 133 w Main
 
S75 Hartford City, Indiana Directory, 1899. Compiled and published by George R. Dale and O. T. Frash. Hartford City, Indiana: The Hartford City Times Print, 1899. https://archive.org/details/directoryofhartf00dale_0. Bk4068/Doc4446.pdf

PDF Pages:
1. Title Page
2. Table of Contents
3. Reed, page 74
- Reed Charles, mgr Cooley restaurant, 214 e Commercial
- Reed Fred, clerk, 214 e Commercial - [RM7-
- Reed William, professor in mathematics, n H S bldg, res 208 s Jefferson
4. White, page 89
- White J D, propr White boarding house, 302 e Water
5. Worthen, page 90
- Worthen J O, lehr tender, s Mulberry
- Worthen John W. clerk, s Mulberry
- Worthen Perry, solicitor, 309 e Water
- Worthen William, painter, 313 e Water
6. Hotels Listing, page 100
- White boarding house, 302 e Water
 
S76 Dale, George R. Directory of Hartford City, Ind., and Complete Gazeteer of Blackford County Land Owners. Hartford City, Indiana: Geo. R. Dale Publisher, 1904.
( https://archive.org/details/directoryofhartf1904dale, accessed 12 Sept 2017) Doc4464.pdf.

PDF Pages:
1: Title

2: Index
White Mrs J. D., opposite page 82

3: Directory page 82, Reed Listing
Reed Chas (Emma) prop Interurban news stand 218 e Comm phone 531
Reed Wm teacher 208 s Jeff phone 403

4: Display ads (opposite page 82) - (Ph11880.jpg)
WHITE HOUSE
Near Business Center
Rates, $1.00 a Day/ Special Rates by the Week
Not only a place to board but a place where one can enjoy all the comforts of home life.
Mrs. J. D. White
302 EAST WATER ST., HARTFORD CITY

5. Directory page 103 - White Listings
White J D (Mary) prop white's boarding house 302 e water phone 197
6. Directory page 106 - Worthen Listings
Worthen J P (Elizabeth) retired 307 e water
Worthen wm (Mattie) painter 315 e water

7. Directory page 115 - Hotels Listing
White House 302 e Water phone 197
 
S77 1911 Directory of Hartford City, Ind., together with a complete gazetteer of Blackford County land owners. Anderson, Indiana: The Union Directory Co,, 1911.
( https://archive.org/details/directoryofhartf19111912dale ), accessed 12 Sept 2017. Bk3279/ Doc4465.pdf 

PDF Pages:
1: Title Page

2: Page 84, Reed
- Reed Chas., (Emma), clk, h 218 E. Commercial
- Reed Chas. Jrl, (Maryetta), papermkh, h 309 E. Water
- Reed Wm., (Florence), teacher, h 208 S. Jefferson

3: Page 107 - White
- White J. D., (Mary E.), h 302 E Water

4: Page 111 - Worthen
- Worthen Fred, (Mildred), papermaker, h 315 E Water
- Worthen Harry, baker, h 113 S. Mulberry
- Worthen J. W., (Ella A.), painter, h 113 S. Mulberry
- Worthen Wm., (Laura), painter, h 822 W. Franklin
 
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Mattie
Abt 1890
The William Alfred Worthen
 Abt 1908
William - Mabel - Mattie
Abt Dec 1899
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Abt 1900
William Alfred
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[1]  This headstone is located in Lot 527 of the IOOF/ Hartford City, Blackford County, Indiana Cemetery.  It is acknowledged that it was carved by August Haas (The daughters agreed that he had carved it).  What is not certain is just who the stone was originally carved for.  It was always assumed it was for Mattie Klinger Worthen since it is in her burial plot.  Grandson of August, ID0452, remembers seeing this stone at the E. 17th St. house when he was a young boy and thought that someone was buried there.  Now it is in the IOOF Cemetery.  When it was moved and by whom is a mystery.  Is it possible that August actually carved this stone for HIS mother, Caroline Whetstone Haas,  who died in 1928?  This makes a lot more sense because August would not have known Mattie since she died in 1910 before he had met Mabel. 

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Mabel, William Franklin,
Marguerite, 11 Aug 1965
William Alfred Wilma Haas
Della Worthen
1918
Della - William Alfred - Unknown Child   Della - Jack Worthen ID0706 [N1] - William Alfred
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Della with her Dog William Franklin - Mabel Marie Worthen
abt 1908
William Franklin Worthen
Della Edens Worthen
William Alfred Worthen
Billy Worthen in front
Mabel Worthen Haas on porch
Holding Jack Worthen
June 1937
Marguerite Worthen Atha
Nov 1970
  William Alfred Worthen
Holding Cat
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  William F. Worthen
Family, 1942
Front:  Jack, Billy
Back:  Maudella, Patty
William
Harold Atha
Marguerite Worthen Atha
They loved to fish
Mabel - Marguerite
11 Aug 1965
17th St House
William Franklin
80th Birthday
28 Feb 1985
Marguerite, 2nd from right
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Della, abt 1925
1217 N. Monroe St.
Hartford City, IN
(See House # on porch Post)
William Alfred, abt 1925
1217 N. Monroe St.
Hartford City, IN
(See House # on porch Post)
The four girls - and their grandparents,
Summer of 1925
Front: Wilma, Olive, Marj, Norma
Back: William A. Worthen - Della Worthen)
Mabel & Marguerite Worthen Marguerite Worthen abt 1907 Worthen-Haas Family
Abt 1935
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William Alfred Worthen Family
Abt 1910
Marguerite, Mabel, Mabel, William Franklin
Marguerite, Mattie Jane, Marguerite, William Alfred
William Alfred Worthen
abt 1910
Mattie Klinger Worthen
Abt 1910
Mabel Worthen
Abt 1910
William Franklin Worthen
Abt 1910
Marguerite Worthen
Abt 1910
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