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, January 29, 2010

1730 Pennsylvania

1730- Ann Potts is born to David Potts and Elizabeth Lane in Germantown, Pennsylvania. The same year, the family suffers the loss of her granduncle, David Potts.

(Ann Potts is my fifth great grandaunt. David Potts is my seventh great granduncle. We share Thomas Potts and Elizabeth Baset as common ancestors.)

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