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

Monday, March 21, 2011

July 1735, Pennsylvania

July 16, 1735- Henry Tyson and Ann Harker are married in Wrightstown, Pennsylvania.

July 30, 1735- Twins, Jacob Kirk and Isaac Kirk, are born to John Kirk & Sarah Tyson in Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

(Henry Tyson is my first cousin 9 times removed. Henry is nephew to the Kirk twins. The twins are my second cousins 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Mathias Dohrs & Agnes Neesgen Op den Graeff and Coentgen Lenssen Coenis & Anna Entgen Thones.)
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