WILLIAM WORTHINGTON
Grave-Marking
Island, KY
Sept. 13, 2012

(Was Muhlenberg Co. when William Worthington was alive, is now McClean Co.)



Combined Lt. Robert Moseley Chapter KYSSAR &
Ohio Valley Chapter INSSAR and 2 U.S. Army Veterans comprised the Color Guard for the ceremony


Robert Gatten, Ph.D. Emeritus Professor,
UNC Greensboro, a direct descendant
delivered the opening & closing remarks.


Ken Gilkey, Commanding the Color Guard
and Gary Tunget await the posting of The Colors


Parading The Colors


Parading The Colors


Preparing to Post The Colors


Ken Gilkey leads the crowd in the Pledge Of Allegiance


Gary Tunget of the Lt. Robert Moseley Chapter,
KYSSAR conducts the SAR Marking Ceremony


Theresa Jones & Mary Lisa Tunget place a wreath from the Capt William Rowan Chapter DAR, Livermore, Ky.


Peggy Gilkey has just presented the Capt. Jacob
Warrick Chapter, DAR, Boonville, In. wreath


Theresa Jones, Kathryn Young, Regent, and Mary Lisa Tunget, all of the Capt. William Rowan Chapter DAR and Peggy Gilkey of the Capt Jacob Warrick Chapter DAR, Boonville, In.


Some of the Worthington descendants


Some of the Worthington descendants


Spencer Brewer, Frankie Jones, Gary Tunget,
Ernest Payne, C. Robert "Bob" Ellis,
Ken Gilkey, Maurice Worthington


A three volley musket salute followed by
Taps, closed the ceremony


William Worthington, May 1, 1761--June 5, 1848
Rev. War Soldier, Circuit Court Judge,
Muhlenberg Co., Ky. Ky. Senate 1814-1826


Mary Meason Worthington, b. Jan 22, 1763
marr. abt 1785 in Westmoreland Co., Pa.
Mary & William were parents of 9 children.
Mary d. Aug. 25,1827, at Island, Muhlenberg Co., Ky.


William Worthington, a new stone and a
SAR marker were dedicated


Mary Meason Worthington,
a new stone was dedicated


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