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

Sunday, January 9, 2011

April 1733, Pennsylvania

April 8, 1733- Matthew Hallowell is born to William Hallowell & Margaret Tyson in Abington Township, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
April 17, 1733- James Burson is born to George Burson & Sarah Cox at Gilbert's Manor in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
April 23, 1733- William Lukens is born to Abraham Lukens & Mary Maurle in Towamencin, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
(William Lukens is my second cousin 8 times removed. Matthew Hallowell is my third cousin 7 times removed. Matthew and William are second cousins once removed. Our common ancestors are Mathias Dohrs & Agnes Neesgen Op den Graeff and Coentgen Lenssen Coenis & Anna Entgen Thones.
James Burson is my third cousin 6 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Potts & Elizabeth Baset.)
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