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, May 3, 2010

December 1714, Pennsylvania

December 5, 1714- Mary Foulke is born to Hugh Foulke & Ann Williams in North Wales, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. She is their first child.
Mary Foulke would go on to marry James Boone, who was an uncle to Daniel Boone, the Kentucky pioneer.

(Mary Foulke is my second cousin 7 times removed. Our common ancestors are Aret Klincken & Niske Agnes Jensen.)

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