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 2, 2009

1757 Virginia

1757- Samuel Potts, the eldest son of David Potts and Ann Roberts, marries out of meeting. Because he refuses to confess the error of outgoing, he is disowned by Friends.

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

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