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, December 8, 2011

February 1740, Connecticut

February 1, 1740- Ann Doolittle is born to Thomas Doolittle & Hannah Fenn in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut.

February 7, 1740- Jonas Wright marries Bathsheba Goffe in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.

February 26, 1740- Mary Peck, daughter of Deacon John Peck & Susannah Street, dies at age 45 in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut. She was the wife of Joshua Atwater.

(Ann Doolittle is my second cousin 8 times removed. Mary Peck is her first cousin once removed. Mary Peck is my second cousin 9 times removed. Our common ancestors are Abraham Doolittle, Paul Peck & Martha Hale, and John Moss & Abigail Charles.
Jonas Wright is my first cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Nathaniel Hubbard & Mary Earle.)
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