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

Friday, October 30, 2009

1753 Maryland

1753- Susannah Newton is born to Thomas Newton and Susannah Howard in St. Mary's, Maryland.

(Susannah Newton and I are 1st cousins 6 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas and Katharine Newton.)

Lucy Pike is born to John Pike and Kezia Hackett in St. Mary's, Maryland.

(Lucy Pike is my 4th great grand aunt.)

John Peake (Pike) appears in the St. Mary's Debt Book regarding 50 acres at Ferney Branch, Poplar Hill. James Peake is mentioned in regard to 100 acres of Forrest of Deane, Poplar Hill.

(John Pike is my 5th great grandfather. James Pike is my 4th great grand uncle.)

Mary Ann Pike is born to James Pike and Ann Bacon.

(Mary Ann Pike is my 4th great grandmother.)

John Knott, (paternal grandfather of Elizabeth Knott), dies at St. Mary's, Maryland.

(John Knott is my 5th great grandfather.)

Mary Drury is born to John Drury and Susannah Hayden at St. Mary's, Maryland.

(Mary Drury is my 4th great grandmother.)

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