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, March 9, 2011

February 1735, Connecticut

February 4, 1735- Joseph Moss and Lydia Jones are married in Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut.

February 7, 1735- James Doolittle is born to Thomas Doolittle & Hannah Fenn in Wallingford, New Haven County, Connecticut.

(Joseph Moss is my second cousin 9 times removed. Our common ancestors are John Moss & Abigail "Goody" Charles. Joseph Moss and James Doolittle are second cousins.
James Doolittle is my second cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors include Abraham Doolittle and Paul Peck & Martha Hale.)
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