haworth, fred (79K)

Fred Dixon Haworth was born on July 19, 1888, East Mayport, FL and died February 16, 1983, Jacksonville, Duval Co., FL.  His daughter, Barbara Haworth Cooper, says he owned a small store in East Mayport. He was a carpenter and fisherman. When he was 16, he was hospitalized in St. Luke’s Hospital with malaria. His grandfather,  Eli Haworth, was a physician and keeper of the St. Johns River Lighthouse. Eli owned an extensive amount of the DeWeese Grant and a hotel on Burnside Beach/Seminole Beach. Fred worked at the Continental Hotel. After WWI, he became boatman, then a fisherman, and then a master carpenter.  He and his wife, Hulda Huffman Haworth, were founding members of Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Jacksonville Beach where he built the altar. He and his wife had a son and daughter.

His younger brother Addison also served in the war.

Sources: Skip King supplied some data. Also see http://www.haworthassociation.org/Family-Notes/Eli/Eli_Haworth-pg2.htm

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