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

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

1731, Pennsylvania

1731- John Lukens is born to Joseph Lucken & Susanna Maurle in Montgomery, Pennsylvania.

Septimus Levering is born to Jacob Levering & Alice Tunes in Roxborough, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was named Septimus because he was the seventh son.

(John Lukens is my second cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Mathias Dohrs & Agnes Neesgen Op den Graeff. Septimus Levering is John's second cousin.
Septimus Levering is my second cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestor is Thonis Klincken.)
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