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Re: ARCHIBALD THOMPSON DIARY, NEW TRANSCRIPT
Posted by: Richard Davis Date: January 30, 2000 at 13:15:37
In Reply to: ARCHIBALD THOMPSON DIARY, NEW TRANSCRIPT by Jemima Gee Morse of 362

Chances are he came from Ulster in Northern Ireland, as his name is Scottish. His parents or perhaps grandparents probably came from Scotland and settled in Ulster with many other Scottish and English transplants. Most of the "Irish" immigrants to America in the 1700s came from Ulster and were known as "Scotch-Irish" because they were Scottish who lived in Ireland for a generation or two (or three).


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