Biography of Herbert J. Woodworth
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Woodworth, Herbert J., was born at Ketchum's Corners, township of Stillwater, May 28, 1847, and educated in the common schools and Stillwater Academy. He enlisted twice, in the 7th U. S. Cavalry and the 4th Heavy Artillery at Delaware and was honorably discharged by special order in 1866. He has been deputy United States marshal fourteen years and deputy sheriff twenty-five years. July 2, 1866, he married Emma L. Fisk, and they have two sons: Leon H., and Francis F. Leon H. is a member of the 2d N. Y. Provisional Volunteer Infantry; May 18, 1898, was promoted to Colonel Hardin's staff as chief bugler and now in June, 1898, is located in Georgia. Mr. Woodworth's father, Taylor Woodworth, was born in Northumberland in 1826, educated in the schools of his day and was a farmer. He married Antoinette, daughter of Dr. Reuben H. Hart of Ketchum's Corners, and they had two sons: Herbert J. and Byron C. Both father and mother are living at this date, 1898. Dr. Reuben H. Hart was born at the old home at Ketchuin's Corners in the year 1798. He studied medicine and became a practicing physician. He married Betsey Woodworth and they had five children: Woodworth, Antoinette, Dehalse, Catherine and Hiland. Mr. Woodworth is a charter member of Ondawa Lodge No. 820 of this place, F. & A. M., up to and including the Oriental Temple of Troy, N. Y. In his political choice he is a thorough Republican.


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