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

Monday, January 18, 2010

Gwynedd Meeting 1733

February 26, 1733- Quaker Meeting at Gwynedd, Pennsylvania

...at our Monthly Meeting held at Gwynedd the 26 of the 2 mo 1733:

Rowland Hugh and Ellin Robert Declared their intention of Marriage with each other the second time - Jane Lewis and Alice Griffith are desired to attend the Marriage and bring their account to the next Meeting.

Anthony Connard and Sarah Hatfield Declared their intention of Marriage with each other the second time - Jane Robert and Elizabeth Ellis are desired to attend the Marriage and bring their account to the Next Meeting.

(Anthony Connard and Sarah Hatfield are my 6th great grandparents.)

Moses Peters and Martha Thomas Declared their intention of Marriage with each other the second time - Jane Lewis and Jane Nailor are desired to attend the marriage and bring their account next Meeting.

William Spencer and Elizabeth Lewis Declared their intention of Marriage with each other the second time - Catherine William and Jane Lewis are desired to attend the Marriage and bring their report next Meeting.

John Jones and Gainor Humphrey Declared their intention of Marriage with each other the first time - Ann Roberts and Jane Jones are appointed to inspect into her clearness and Conversation and bring report to the next meeting.

John Griffith and Ann Jones Declared their intention of marriage with each other the first time - Anne Foulk and Mary Roberts are Desired to inspect into her Clearness and Conversation and bring report to the next Meeting.

The women friends appointed Last Meeting to attend the Last Marriage report it was orderly accomplished.

The several preparatives belonging to this Meeting having the weighty service of visiting families under consideration have for Gwynedd chose Alice Griffith, Gwen Morris, Anne Roberts, Ellin Evans - for Plymouth, Ellin Meredith and Rachel Potts - for the swamp, Ann Foulk and Catherine Ball - for Oley, Jane Ellis and Abigail Wiley.

(Anne Roberts is my 6th great grandmother, she would marry David Potts in 1737. Rachel Potts is the wife of Thomas, my 1st cousin eight times removed, and first cousin to David Potts.)

Jane Lewis and Margaret Humphrey are appointed to attend the Next Quarterly Meeting at Philadelphia.

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