Scotch-Irish Migration to South Carolina, 1772


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This book began as Jean Stephenson's effort to validate the family tradition that her great-great-grandparents emigrated from Belfast to South Carolina under the leadership of Covenanter Presbyterian minister William Martin in 1772. The author was not only able to authenticate the crux of the story, but, in the process, to place nearly 500 Scotch-Irish families in South Carolina on the eve of the Revolutionary War. The impetus for the colonization was the combination of exorbitant land rents in Northern Ireland, sometimes ...

Scotch-Irish Migration to South Carolina, 1772 2009, Clearfield, Baltimore

ISBN-13: 9780806348322

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