WORSWICK, WILLIAM H (1844 - 1923)

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Santa Cruz Sentinel (March 27, 1923)
W. H. Worswick
Veterans Memorial Grove Cemetery
Yountville

DIED: WORSWICK - In Santa Cruz March 25 William H. Worswick.

G.A.R. Comrade Called by Death

William H. Worswick, another old soldier has been called by death, his passing occurring on Sunday at a local hospital after an illness of a year.

Mr. Worswick with his wife came to Santa Cruz about a year ago and their residence has been on Pelton avenue. A few months ago he was taken ill and about three months ago went to Yountville, where he stayed two months. He then returned to Santa Cruz and has been in a hospital much of the time since.

The funeral services will be held today at the Chase undertaking parlors and the remains will be shipped to Yountville for burial.

Mr. and Mrs. Worswick came here from Hanford, where they had made their home for over 40 years. Beside the wife Cetty, this G.A.R. veteran is survived by four sons, all residing in California, Harry, William, Joshua, and John. A brother, John Worswick, and a sister, Mrs. Diana Smally, also survive, as well as a niece, Josephine H. Trout of Santa Maria.

Date of Birth: 1844-04-?

Date of Death: 1923-27-03

County: Napa

Cemetery/City of Burial: Veterans Memorial Grove Cemetery (Yountville, CA)

Plot: B/14/35

Mortuary: CCC

Cause of Death: Art/Sclerosis

Spouse: (Worswick)_ Cetty

Local Address: Peyton Ave.

Last City: Santa Cruz

Native of: EN

Father Native of: W.H (EN)

Mother Native of: Smalley_ Sarah (EN)

Military Unit: USN

Military Notes: Not on HDS/SSS Database 04/04

GAR#: YES?

Available records used to obtain information:
Cemetery records
Military records
Santa Cruz and Monterey newspapers
Voter Records

CW Reference: SEN 1923/03/27

Creator: Nelson, Robert L.
Source: Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004.
Date: Undated
Coverage: Santa Cruz (County)
Rights: Reproduced by permission of Robert L. Nelson.
Identifier: OS-1101

Citation

Nelson, Robert L. “WORSWICK, WILLIAM H (1844 - 1923).” Old Soldier: the story of the Grand Army of the Republic in Santa Cruz County. Santa Cruz, CA: The Museum of Art & History, c2004. SCPL Local History. https://history.santacruzpl.org/omeka/items/show/134077. Accessed 21 July 2024.