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

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

April 1738, Connecticut

April 2, 1738- Abigail Wetmore, wife of Ebenezer Clark, dies at the age of 53 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.
She was the daughter of John Whitmore & Abigail Warner. Her mother died when she was about eight weeks old. His father soon married her stepmother, Mary Savage.

April 12, 1738- Michael Doolittle is born to Daniel Doolittle & Elizabeth Dayton in New Haven, Connecticut.

(Abigail Wetmore is my first cousin 9 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Whitmore & Sarah Hall.
Michael Doolittle is my second cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Abraham Doolittle & Abigail Moss and John Cornwall & Martha Peck.)
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