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

Saturday, January 28, 2012

June 1740, Massachusetts

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June 26, 1740- Benjamin Seamans is born to John Seamans & Priscilla Wood in Swansea, Bristol County, Massachusetts.
Joseph Tripp marries Judith Mosher in Dartmouth, Bristol County, Massachusetts.

(Benjamin Seamans is my first cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Seamans & Susannah Salisbury and William & Susannah Wood.
Judith Mosher is my third cousin 8 times removed. Our common ancestors are Thomas Lawton & Elizabeth Salisbury.)
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