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

Thursday, May 19, 2011

November 1736, Pennsylvania

November 13, 1736- My fifth great granduncle, Samuel Potts, is born to David Potts & Ann Roberts in Germantown, Philadelphia.

November 29, 1736- John Hallowell is born to William Hallowell & Margaret Tyson in Abington Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. He would not live until adulthood, dying at age 8.

(John Hallowell is my third cousin 7 times removed. Our common ancestors are Mathias Dohrs & Agnes Neesgen Op den Graeff and Coentgen Lenssen Coenis & Anna Entgen Thones.)
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