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

Tuesday, August 2, 2011

May 1738, Rhode Island

May 2, 1738- Joseph Peckham is born to Isaac Peckham & Jane Sisson in Middletown, Newport County, Rhode Island.

May 12, 1738- Hannah Fish is born to David Fish & Jemima Tallman in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

May 26, 1738- Peleg Clarke is born to Benjamin Clarke & Grizzel Sherman in  Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island.

(Joseph Peckham is my second cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are George Sisson & Sarah Lawton.
Hannah Fish is my third cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are William Hall & Mary Thomas.
Peleg Clarke is my third cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Lawton & Elizabeth Salisbury.)
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