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Family of William WORTMAN and Mary Elizabeth MCGOWAN

William WORTMAN b. 1829 Nov 22840 at Yates Co., NY5548. d. 1888 Jun 146050 at Wayne, NY6050. bd. Wayne Village Cem., Wayne, Schuyler Co., NY840.
Mary Elizabeth MCGOWAN b. 1841 May 135532 at Cold Springs, Putnam Co., NY5540. d. 1895 Dec 45540 at in the store of F Hedges, Bradford, NY5540. bd. Wayne Cem., Wayne, NY5540.

Married5540 1872 Dec 115540.

The exact date of the marriage of Mary and William Wortman is mentioned in Mary's obituary5540

William Wortman, "of Wayne" died6050 14 Jun 1888, Wayne, NY. Another notice on that same page mentioned William Wortman's brother "Elijah Wortman, of So. Bradford." In the North Urbana section of that page, it was noted that William's funeral was held at the Baptist (Jun 16); the Masonic Lodge of Tyrone assisted in the ceremony; burial was in the cemetery at Wayne.

A legal notice [The (Hammondsport, NY) Herald, Wed, Jan 15, 1890;] detailed an administrator's sale of the real estate of William Wortman, land situated in Wayne, NY, Lewis R McGowan (elsewhere identified as William's brother-in-law) adminstrator.

William's death was also mentioned in the obituary5540 of (wife) Mary (McGowan aka Wortman) Thompson as "who died in the early summer of 1888." His headstone840 in Wayne Village Cem., Wayne, Schuyler Co., NY, reads: "William Wortman / Died / June 14, 1888 / Age 58 y's / 6 m's & 23 d's." His birth date is calculated from that information.

The McGowan family bible5532 lists Mary's full name and birth date.

The 1895 obituary5540 of Mary E Thompson mentions she was the wife of Emmett Thompson of North Urbana; she died suddenly in the store of F Hedges, Bradford, NY. That obituary also provides her full birthdate, birth place, parents, exact marriage date to William Wortman, approx marriage date to Emmett Thompson, and the names of her two daughters (Annie and Hattie), and her burial place.

Child 1. Anna

Daughter Annie is mentioned5540 in the 1895 obituary of her mother Mary E (McGowan, aka Wortman) Thompson.

Anna Wortman was listed{\supr 5548} as age 8 months in 1875.

Anna Frances Wortman (obit, Hammondsport NY Herald, Wed, Feb 24, 1909) died Feb 15 at Sonyea, NY, of typhoid fever. She had working as a nurse at the Craig Colony. Her funeral was held at North Urbana, and was buried in the family plot in Wayne Village Cemetery.

Children of William WORTMAN and Mary Elizabeth MCGOWAN:

1. Anna Frances WORTMAN5548 b. 1874 Oct~5548 at Steuben Co., NY5548. d. 1909 Feb 15 at Sonyea, NY. bd. Wayne Village Cem., Wayne, NY.
2. Hattie Belle WORTMAN5541 b. 1880 Nov 245541 at Wayne, NY5541. d. 1946 Nov5541 at Hammondsport, NY5541. bd. Pleasant Valley Cem., Wayne?, NY5541.
md. Edward W WRIGHT

840. Gravestone inscriptions -
2542. 1880 Fed Census NY, Steuben Co., Wayne;
5532. McGowan Family Bible, original owner George McGowan; images courtesy Patricia (Shauger) Ruble
5533. 1850 Fed Census NY, Putnam Co., Phillipstown;
5534. 1855 State Census NY, Steuben Co., Bath;
5535. 1860 Fed Census NY, Steuben Co., Savona;
5536. 1865 State Census NY, Steuben Co., Bath;
5540. Obit - Thompson, Mary E nee McGowan aka Wortman, The (Hammondsport, NY) Herald, Dec 11, 1895;
5541. Obit - Wright, Hattie Beele (Wortman), The (Bath, NY) Steuben Courier, Fri, Nov 29, 1946;
5548. 1875 State Census NY, Steuben Co., Wayne;
5549. 1892 State Census NY, Steuben Co., Wayne;
6050. Obit - Wortman, William, death notice and funeral notice, The Steuben Advocate, Bath, NY, Jun 20, 1888;