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

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

January 1732, Massachusetts

January 10, 1732- Jeremiah Brown and Elizabeth Sisson are married in Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

January 23, 1732- Oliver Sherman is born to Thomas Sherman & Phebe Lawton in Freetown, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

(Elizabeth Sisson is my first cousin 9 times removed. Our common ancestors are George Sisson & Sarah Lawton. Jeremiah Brown is my first cousin 11 times removed. Our common ancestors are James Cole and Mary Lobel.
Oliver Sherman is my third cousin 8 times removed. Elizabeth Sisson is his second cousin once removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Lawton & Elizabeth Salisbury.)
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