The Worland Family in America and Beyond

I began my life in the Puget Sound area of Washington State, on an island filled with forests and wild rhododendrons. I was separated from my Worland family there at an early age. Recently, I was reunited with my family and learned of my heritage. And so, this journey to know my ancestors began. The Worlands, Gideons, Newtons, Conards... they were the colonists, the settlers, the pioneers. They fought in the American Revolution, the War of 1812, the Civil War. This is their story, and the story of a nation. -Deci Worland MacKinnon

Sunday, September 27, 2009

1760 Loudoun County, Virginia

April 8, 1760- Joshua Gove and Elizabeth, his wife, sell and convey to David Potts, 310 acres of land on the head branches of Piney Run and on the west side of Short Hill.
1760- David Potts, son of David and Ann, and brother of Elizabeth, weds Mary Thomas in Loudoun County, Virginia.

(David Potts is my 5th great grand uncle. Our common ancestors are David Potts and Ann Roberts.)

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