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

Saturday, March 19, 2011

June 1735, Massachusetts

June 16, 1735- John Thomas and Mary Seamans are wed in Swansea, Bristol, Massachusetts. They are married by Mr. Joseph Mason, minister of the East Church in Swansea.

(Mary Seamans is my first cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Seamans & Susannah Salisbury.)
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