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, January 24, 2010

1731 Maryland

Aug 28, 1731- John Hardy, with the consent of his wife Barbara, conveys to John Haswell 75 acres Brotherhood.

(John Hardy is my fifth great granduncle. Our common ancestors are William & Elizabeth Hardy.)

1731- Guy Elder is born to William Elder and Ann Wheeler at Good Will, Prince George's County, Maryland.

(Guy Elder is my first cousin 6 times removed.)

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