David Charles WORLEY

Male 1829 - 1900  (71 years)


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  • Name David Charles WORLEY 
    Born 7 Mar 1829  Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    _UID 7DD289FE4E794912962B608F70EFEE0B0035 
    Died 26 Dec 1900  Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • a son of Michael Worley and Elizabeth Younce who was a d/o of John Frederick Younce and Mariah ????. Washington County, Virginia

      Marriage Book 2, Page 504. David lists his place of birth as Washington County, Virginia and his parents are Michael and Elizabeth (Yonce) Worley. They were married by Julian Davenport.

      David has been described as a "Blond Dutchman." He was a cattleman, a sheriff and served briefly in the Civil War as a Private in the 2nd Reg. Cav. serving as a Quartermaster and bought and sold horses for the Confederate Army. (Ref: Muster Rolls War Dept., Virginia State Library).

      Washington County, Virginia Tithables to work on road Wolf-Creek-Coal Bank, Tumbling Creek, Smyth County Line, 1851 Washington Co. VA Minute Book 10, 1851-1853, page 91, August 27, 1851 road...Coal Bank to Tumbling Creek, John H. Neikirk, overseer..David L. Worley, John Moore, Senr., John Moore, Jr., William Moore, Daniel Ward, Andrew Taylor, John Taylor, John Campbell, Joseph Snodgrass and John C. Price.


      1880 Washington Co. VA Census, David Worley, 51, Farmer; Ellen P., 39, Donaldson, 15, Cordelia, 15, Caldonia 13, Florence 13, Maggie 11, Cora 9, David 7, Haseltine, 5, James A., 3.

      Over a period of 33 years he fathered 19 children, 9 with his first wife, and 10 with Ellen. [1]
    Person ID I1221  Master File
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2010 

    Father Michael WORLEY 
    Mother Elizabeth YOUNCE 
    Family ID F1803  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Ellen Elvira Dice Eveline Mahala Jane Kathryn SNODGRASS,   b. 16 Feb 1841, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Apr 1915, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 2 Apr 1861  Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Children 
     1. Donaldson WORLEY,   b. 10 Apr 1865, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1950’s, Bonner’s Ferry, Idaho Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Cordelia D. WORLEY,   b. 10 Apr 1865, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Aug 1937, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Laura Caldonia WORLEY,   b. 4 Apr 1867,   d. 17 Nov 1900  (Age 33 years)
     4. Florence WORLEY,   b. 1867
     5. Margaret Ann (Maggie) WORLEY,   b. 12 Feb 1869,   d. 4 Oct 1963, Glade Spring, TX Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     6. Dell WORLEY,   b. Abt 1870
     7. Cora WORLEY,   b. 1871,   d. 4 Jan 1886  (Age 15 years)
     8. David Dunn WORLEY,   b. 25 Dec 1873,   d. 3 Apr 1964  (Age 90 years)
     9. Hazeltine (Tinnie) (Tiny) WORLEY,   b. 13 Nov 1874, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. James Avner WORLEY,   b. 1877
     11. RoeDolphus WORLEY,   b. Dec 1880, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1956  (Age ~ 75 years)
    Family ID F734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth C. ROBERTS 
    Children 
     1. Martha Emeline Mahala WORLEY
     2. Peter Earl WORLEY,   b. 11 Mar 1852, Washington Co. VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1925  (Age 73 years)
    Family ID F882  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S25] Descendants of Richard Whitaker, Jr. and Rachel Bentley, Joye Boardman.