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

Saturday, August 28, 2010

February 1727, Pennsylvania

February 1727- Peter Tyson and Mary Roberts are married in Germantown, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. They were granted permission at the Monthly Meeting at Abington, January 27, 1727, and the marriage was reported at the next Monthly Meeting, February 24, 1727. Mary was the daughter of Thomas Roberts of Germantown.Thomas had emigrated to Pennsylvania from Wales, with William Penn, on his second voyage, in the "Canterbury," in December, 1699.

(Peter Tyson is my first cousin 9 times removed. Our common ancestors are Mathias Dohrs & Agnes Neesgen Op den Graeff and Coentgen Lenssen Coenis & Anna Entgen Thones.)
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