William Thomas Worsham
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William Thomas and Tennessee Rogilio Worsham

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William Thomas Worsham
Born: 05 January 1836, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
Died: 12 February 1923, Grimes County, Texas
Married: 02 February 1864 in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana to Tennessee Rogillio
Second marriage to Mary J. Stuckey about 1895
Son of James Henry Worsham and Margaret McKneeley
Moved to Grimes County in 1875

Tennessee Rogillio
Born: 12 September 1845, East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana
Died: Before 1895, Grimes County, Texas
Daughter of Joseph Rogillio and Leah Norris Clark

William Henry, Harriett Josephine, Rogilla [Houlie], James Malone, Charles Bunyan, Elizabeth L. [Lizzie], Joe Nowlin, and Thomas Jefferson Worsham

Military Service
1836 - 1923. Enlisted in Co A, 27th LA Inf. Enlisted at Camp Moore on March 29, 1862. Captured and paroled at Vicksburg, MS on 4 Jul 1863. He was a resident of Mesa in Grimes County when he applied for his pension. He was the son of James Henry Worsham and Margaret McKneely.

Pension Application

Burial Information

William and Tennessee are buried at Lake Grove Cemetery, near the Mesa Community, Grimes County, Texas.

Tombstone of William Thomas Worsham

Submitted by Eleanor Colson

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