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 2, 2010

August 1719, Pennsylvania

August 15, 1719- Elizabeth Potts and William Heald are married at Gilbert's Manor in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. It is a double wedding, her sister Mary Rachel Potts marries Joseph Burson.

(Elizabeth Potts and Mary Rachel Potts are my sixth great grandaunts. Our common ancestors are Jonas Potts & Mary Thomaston.)

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