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

Monday, August 29, 2011

September 1738, Connecticut

A sign on New Haven Green that details the cit...Image via WikipediaSeptember 1, 1738- Philemon Doolittle is born, the first child of John Doolittle & Hannah Royce, in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut.

September 10, 1738- Hannah Doolittle, my seventh great grandmother, dies at the age of 37 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.

(Philemon Doolittle is my third cousin 7 times removed. Our common ancestor is Abraham Doolittle.)
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