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 8, 2010

1736 Pennsylvania

January 17, 1736- Anthony Williams and Sarah Shoemaker are married at the Abington Friends' Meeting-house. They settle in Bristol Township, and have a family of eighteen children, many of
whom die in youth.

(Anthony Williams and I are 1st cousins 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Aret Klincken and Niske Agnes Jensen.)

February 21, 1736- Eleanor Klincken, the mother of Anthony Williams, dies in Germantown, Pennsylvania.

(Eleanor Klincken is my 7th great grand aunt. Our common ancestors are Aret Klincken and Niske Agnes Jensen.)

The Settlement Of Germantown, Pennsylvania And The Beginning Of German Emigration To North America

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