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, February 1, 2010

1728 Pennsylvania

1728- Jonathan Potts born to David Potts and Elizabeth Lane in Germantown, Pennsylvania.

(Jonathan Potts is my fifth great granduncle. Our common ancestor is David Potts.)

1728- Daniel Potts dies in Germantown, Pennsylvania.

(Daniel Potts is my first cousin 8 times removed. Jonathan Potts is Daniel's first cousin once removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Potts and Elizabeth Baset.)

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