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 7, 2015

August 1743, Connecticut

Joseph Webb and Isaac Stevens Houses, Wethersf...
Joseph Webb and Isaac Stevens Houses, Wethersfield, Connecticut, USA. Built in 1781 and 1789 respectively. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
August 3, 1743- A son, John, is born to Jonas Wright & Bathsheba Goffe in Wethersfield, Hartford, Conecticut.

(John Wright is my second cousin 7 times removed. Our common ancestors are Nathaniel Hubbard & Mary Earle.)

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