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, January 5, 2011

March 1733, Connecticut

March 5, 1733- Thomas Doolittle and Hannah Fenn are married in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut.

March 12, 1733- Michael Chapman and Mercy Doolittle are married in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut.
(She is called Marcy Doolittle in the Barbour marriage record. In the children's birth records both Marcy and Mercy are used.)

(Thomas Doolittle is my first cousin 9 times removed. Thomas Doolittle and Mercy Doolittle are first cousins once removed. Mercy Doolittle is my second cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestor is Abraham Doolittle. Other common ancestors are Deacon Paul Peck & Martha Hale and John Moss & Abigail "Goody" Charles.)
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