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Photo of Original land petition for Mariah Wortman
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1792: Mariah Wortman wanted her own land.

Isaiah and Jane Chapman Wortman, abt 1847
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Isaiah descends from John Wortman, third known son of George Wortman

William Henry Wortman (b. 1817) was the son of Martin Wortman (1771-1839). He married Mary Ellen "Ella" Wilmot who was the niece of Canada's fiery Lemuel Allen Wilmot, signator to the Charlottetown Accord. His grandparents, George and Mariah Wortman, came to Canada in 1766 from Pennsylvania.

Together, William and Ella had one son, William "Will" Wilmot Wilson Wortman (1850-1917).

Records in New Brunswick, Canada show William Henry Wortman still living as late as 1896. His second wife, Arabella Lavinia Beckwith, died in 1896.  The photo (below) shows William Henry Wortman, abt. 1861.

William Henry Wortman (1817-about 1891)
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Son of Martin Wortman, and grandson of George Wortman

Martin Wortman's barn, built ca 1797
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Photo from 1958, taken by Dorothy Wortman Gunness

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