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, May 23, 2011

December 1736, Connecticut

December 3, 1736- Ebenezer Tuttle, son of Timothy Tuttle & Thankful Doolittle, dies "of Ye Olde Throat Destroyer" at the age of 28 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut.

December 20, 1736- Mary Atkins is born to Thomas Atkins & Martha Miller in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.

(Ebenezer Tuttle is my second cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Abraham Doolittle, Paul Peck & Martha Hale and John Moss & Abigail "Goody" Charles.
Mary Atkins is my third cousin 7 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Whitmore & Sarah Hall and George Hubbard & Elizabeth Watts.)
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