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 18, 2011

August 1738, Rhode Island

National Register of Historic Places listings ...Image via WikipediaAugust 3, 1738- Alice Sherman is born to Thomas Sherman & Mary Sanford in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island.

(Alice Sherman [Shearman] is my second cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are George Sisson & Sarah Lawton and Thomas Lawton & Elizabeth Salisbury.)
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