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, August 25, 2011

August 1738, Pennsylvania

August 5, 1738- Isaac Conard is born to Dennis Conard & Ann Knight in Abington, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

August 28, 1738- Margaret Roberts, wife of Isaac Cadwallader, dies at the age of 26 in Horsham, Pennsylvania. She leaves a two-year-old son, Isaac, and her husband will die within the following year.

August 30, 1738- Joseph Davis marries Elizabeth Shoemaker in Germantown, Pennsylvania.

(Isaac Conard is my second cousin 7 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thones Kunders & Elin Magdalen Tyson and Mathias Dohrs & Agnes Neesgen Op den Graeff.
Elizabeth Shoemaker is my third cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Hermann Op den Graeff & Gretjen Driessen Pletjes and Pieter Dohrs & Lysgen Grietes.
Margaret Roberts is my second cousin 7 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Potts & Elizabeth Baset.)
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