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, April 16, 2010

1716 Pennsylvania

1716- Jonas Potts is born to Jonas Potts & Mary Stroud in Potts Grove, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.
Derrick Tyson and Ann Hooten are married in Germantown.

(Jonas Potts is my first cousin 6 times removed. Our common ancestor is David Potts. Derrick Tyson is my first cousin 9 times removed. Our common ancestors are Mathias Dohrs & Agnes Neesgen Op den Graeff.)

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