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Regional Division and Expansion of the New Country

Irish Immigrant Ancestors: Who, What, When, Where and Why? Review of last post: Information was provided regarding the Irish immigrants before 1790. I also identified America’s original roads that were taken by the Irish and others. Understanding and interpreting location.             To be able to interpret language used regarding locations for early and later ancestors,…

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Searching for Irish Immigrants Before 1790

Irish Immigrant Ancestors: Who, What, When, Where and Why? Review of my previous post:  I answered the question of who the mostly non-Irish of the “Irish” immigrants were. I also painted a picture of how they were “settled in”.    Name Searches             Determining a particular destination of a Collins, Murphy, or O’Neill in America…

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Immigrants from Ireland in the 1700’s

Irish Immigrant Ancestors: Who, What, When, Where and Why? Review of last post:  I described and discussed the conditions in Ireland under which the Irish Catholics and Scottish Covenanters left the country.  This included the nature of English governance, including the Penal Laws; religious issues; discontinuance of education; food deprivation, both manmade and natural; and…

Everywhere one goes in Ireland, there are stone monuments to a tough past.

Why the Irish Came to America, from 1600 on.

Irish Immigrant Ancestors: Who, What, When, Where and Why? Review of my previous post:  The reader was informed about Irish immigrants in the Thirteen Colonies and from where the Irish immigrants in the southern colonies came. I defined an indentured servant and explained conditions under which they lived. English governance. It is my opinion that…

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The Earliest Identified Irish Immigrants

Irish Immigrant Ancestors: Who, What, When, Where, and Why? Review of my previous post: I discussed who the first Irish immigrants are and are not. Myths about the earliest Irish slaves in Jamestown were “dispelled.” Information about African American slave history was included and will continue to be included as it is essential, relevant, and…

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Early Irish Immigrants

Irish Immigrant Ancestors: Who, What, When, Where, and Why? Review of previous post: In my first post, I recommended three Irish histories—the first two being “must reads” if you are serious about understanding Irish history and why the Irish came to America in such great numbers. Early Irish Immigrants If you are a devotee of…