Frank Worden

Male 1853 - 1931


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  • Born  10 Oct 1853  Galina, Jo Daviess County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  19 Aug 1931  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  22 Aug 1931  Alton, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Frank's vital data came from the "Illinois, Deaths and Stillbirths Index, 1916-1947" on Ancestry. Spouse is listed as Josephine Worden. Mother is listed as Elizabeth Grover, born in Sandusky OH. Father is listed as James Worden, born in NY (probably Jones was remembered as or mistaken for James). FHL film # 1653947.
    Person ID  I6749  Benbow Family and Allied Lines
    Last Modified  16 Jan 2012 

    Father  Jones Worden,   b. 1819 - 1820, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Elizabeth Grover,   b. 1829 - 1830, Sandusky, Erie County, Ohio Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1845 - 1853 
    Family ID  F2298  Group Sheet

    Family  Josephine Benbow,   b. Sep 1855, Madison County, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  About 1875  Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • The 1880 census lists Frank (age 26) and wife Josephine (age 24) in Alton, Madison County, Illinois. He is a physician, and they have son George K. living with them and listed as age 3. Frank was born in IL, his father in NY, and his mother in OH. Josephine was born in IL, and both parents in England.

      The 1900 census gives Frank's occupation as physician. He was born in Illinois, his father was born in New York, and his mother was born in Ohio. Josephine gave her father's place of birth as England, and her mother's place of birth as Illinois. Frank and Josephine had been married for 25 years. Josephine had given birth to five children, four of whom were still living, so one child had died young.

      The 1910 census lists Frank (56) & Josephine (54)in Alton, and shows them as being married for 33 years. Living with them are son George (32, single), daughter Helene L. Johnston (25, divorced), daughter Edna E. (20, single), and grandson Meredith (age 6).

      In the 1930 census, Frank & Josephine are living in Alton, and their household is shared by William Stallings, a caretaker. Frank was born in IL, his father in NY, and mother in Indiana. Josephine was born in IL, her father in Worcester, England, and her mother in Indiana. Ages at first marriage are 24 for Frank and 22 for Josephine. Frank is retired in 1930, and he stated that he was not a Civil War veteran.
    Children 
     1. George K. Worden,   b. Dec 1876, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. unknown Worden
     3. Fred J. Worden,   b. Oct 1882, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Helen L. Worden,   b. Feb 1884, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Edna E. Worden,   b. Jul 1889, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  16 Jan 2012 
    Family ID  F2296  Group Sheet


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