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

Friday, March 11, 2011

February 1735, Massachusetts

February 27, 1735- Abigail Loomis is born to Josiah Loomis & Abigail Bacon in North Egremont, Berkshire, Massachusetts. She would die shortly after her second birthday.

(Abigail Loomis is my second cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Nathaniel Bacon & Ann Miller and Deacon Thomas Whitmore.)
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