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

Saturday, September 5, 2009

1768 Loudoun, Virginia

January 4, 1768- Daughter Sarah Conard is born to John Conard and Elizabeth Potts Conard in Hillsborough, Loudoun County, Virginia.

Her maternal grandfather, Quaker David Potts, dies later that year on May 25. He is only 38 years old.

(Sarah Conard is my 4th great grandmother.)

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