Allaire papers 1762-1873 (bulk 1782-1831)
Francis ("Frank") Hardin Walworth was born in Saratoga Springs, New York, on August 17, 1853, the son of Mansfield Tracy Walworth (1830-1873) and Ellen Hardin (1832-1915). He attended Georgetown College and later studied law. The Walworth family lived together for a time in New York City, but Ellen Walworth and her children later returned to Saratoga Springs. According to Frank H. Walworth, his father became abusive; on June 3, 1873, Mansfield and Frank Walworth met at the Sturtevant House Hotel in New York City, where Frank killed his father. Walworth's trial was held from June 24, 1873-July 2, 1873; he was convicted for second-degree murder and received a life sentence at Sing Sing Prison. Governor Lucius Robinson pardoned Walworth on August 1, 1877. Walworth married Corinne Bramlette on December 20, 1883, and they had one daughter, Clara G. Walworth (1886-1952). Frank H. Walworth died on October 29, 1886.