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, August 23, 2010

1727 Pennsylvania

1727- John Potts is born to John Potts & Elizabeth McVeagh in Upper Dublin Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

Rebecca Potts is born to Daniel Potts & Sarah Shoemaker in Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

Richard Lewis is born to James Lewis & Sarah Potts in Cumru, Berks County, Pennsylvania.

(John Potts is my second cousin 7 times removed. Rebecca Potts is also my second cousin 7 times removed.  John Potts, Rebecca Potts & Richard Lewis are cousins. Richard Lewis is also my second cousin 7 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Potts & Elizabeth Baset.)
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