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

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

February 1741, Connecticut

Official seal of City of New Haven
Official seal of City of New Haven (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

February 7, 1741

A son, Ebenezer, is born to Ebenezer Blakeslee & Jemima Tuttle in New Haven, Connecticut. The child does not survive, dying the following year.

February 25, 1741

A daughter, Margery, is born to John Doolittle & Hannah Royce in Wallingford, New Haven, Connecticut.

(Young Ebenezer Blakeslee and Margery Doolittle are my third cousins 7 times removed. Our common ancestor is Abraham Doolittle.)
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