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, January 26, 2012

June 1740, Connecticut

Official seal of Middletown, Connecticut
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June 10, 1740- My seventh great granduncle, Nathaniel Doolittle,  marries Hannah Foster in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.

June 18, 1740- Amos Miller is born to Amos Miller & Abigail Cornwall in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut. The child lives for five days, and dies on June 23, 1740.

June 19, 1740- Robert Hubbard dies at the age of 66 in Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut.
The son of Joseph Hubbard & Mary Porter, Robert lived his entire life in Middletown.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Abigail Adkins.

(Amos Miller is my second cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are John Cornwall & Martha Peck.
Robert Hubbard is my first cousin 9 times removed. Our common ancestors are George Hubbard & Elizabeth Watts.)
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