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 1, 2011

January 1740, Rhode Island

January 3, 1740- Mary Sherman is born to Thomas Sherman & Mary Sanford in Portsmouth, Rhode Island.

January 22, 1740- Daniel Hall is born to Robert Hall & Isabel Sherman in North Kingston, Washington County, Rhode Island.

(Mary Sherman is my second cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are George Sisson & Sarah Lawton and Thomas Lawton & Elizabeth Salisbury. Daniel Hall is her second cousin.
Daniel Hall is my second cousin 9 times removed. Our common ancestors are William Hall & Mary Thomas and Thomas Lawton & Elizabeth Salisbury.)
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