Erie County Early Settlers!

Stephen Hall Worthington

Submitted by Rich Worthington

Erie first settler Stephen Hall Worthington

MILAN TOWNSHIP [Erie County, Ohio]
1879 by W.W.Williams
pages 458-465

The first log house was built by a party of young men, __ Barrett, Nathaniel Glines (NH), Seth Hayes, Ebenezer Hayes, F. W. Fowler, Stephen Worthington and L. Durand, in 1810, and was located in section two. This was the first improvement by white inhabitants in the township, except the beginning made on the opposite side of the river, by Jared Ward.

Stephen H. Worthington was born October 16, 1788, in Wallingford, CT. He was the son of Eliphalet and Elisabeth Worthington (Barbour Collection: Wallingford).

The Hayes brothers and Sergeant Stephen Worthington served in Captain Clark Parker's Company in the War of 1812

Stephen Worthington married Elizabeth Ford of Plainfield, MA, and lived in L'Original, Ontario and Madison TWP, Geauga/Lake Co., Ohio. Their son Addison Worthington was educated at the Painesville Academy, and received his M.D. in Canada.

Elizabeth Ford Worthington's father, Andrew Ford 5th is buried in Madison TWP.


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