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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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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An Introduction to Irish Immigrant Ancestors

Irish Immigrant Ancestors: Who, What, When, Where, and Why? Welcome to my series of posts that will cover the Immigration of the Irish to the United States.  The motivation behind this series is to help home genealogists without a full knowledge of history. It contains information that was helpful to me in my research and…

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