I am looking for information about Edward Heath Wortham. He is my maternal ggrandfather. He was said to have been born in 1862 in North Carolina. Family tradition says that he his father was killed in the Civil War and never saw him. His name was sent home in a letter by his father. Edward was a turpentiner. He died in Georgia in 1891 of TB. He one chil, my grandmother, who became an orphan, because her mother had died in childbirth.