An American Family History

Richard Haworth


Richard Haworth was born in 1745.

He married Ann Dillon on May 10, 1765. Ann was the daughter of William Dillon.

Richard and Ann's children included:

Susannah Haworth (1766, married Isaac Wright)  
William Haworth (1768, married Jane Brazelton) 
James Haworth (1771, married Mary Elmore)  
Mary Haworth (1774, never married)
Sarah Haworth (1776, married William Samuel Golden) 
John Haworth (1778, married Cecilia Elmore)  
Charity Haworth (1781 married James Bates)
Richard G Haworth (1784, married Hannah Whitlock)  
Joel Haworth (1786, married Elizabeth Maxwell)  
Jonathan Haworth (1789, married Elizabeth Dillon)  
David Haworth (1789, married Susannah Lewis Beals)

Richard and Ann refused their consent when Isaac Wright asked to marry their daughter, Susannah.

William and Charity (Dillon) Rees did not want thirty-two year old James Haworth to marry theirtheir seventeen year old daughter, Mary. The four young people eloped and were married on February 19, 1784, in Greene County, Tennessee.

Richard died on February 21, 1813, in New Market, Tennessee, at the age of 68, and was buried there.

The Society of Friends (Quakers) began in England in the 1650s, when they broke away from the Puritans. Pennsylvania was founded by William Penn, as a safe place for Friends to live and practice their faith.




from History of Tennessee, Volume 2 by Goodspeed Publishing Company Staff

Mahlon Haworth, of New Market, was born in Jefferson County, Tenn., October 6, 1840, the son of David and Susanna (Lewis) Haworth, natives of Jefferson County, Tenn.

Richard [Haworth], the grandfather, a native of North Carolina, was a son of James Haworth, who was a son of George Haworth, who came from England in 1692. All of whom belonged to the Society of Friends, commonly called Quakers.

Mahlon ... is the son of David and Susanna (Lewis) Haworth. The father was a native of Tennessee, and was the son of Richard Haworth, the son of James Haworth, a son of George Haworth, who emigrated from England, in 1692. The ancestors were of the Quaker faith.

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