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From: Maire Black <>
Subject: Re: England or Ireland
Date: Mon, 16 Sep 1996 05:55:41 -0700
In article <51hnvc$>,
(Sandra Rayes) wrote:
[ snip ]
>How funny...I'm the reverse. My grandfather and his mother *swore* we
>were Irish, but Gray just didn't sound like an Irish name to me. It was
>actually for this very reason I set out to discover my roots. Indeed,
>my branch of Gray traces back to a John Gray, a *British* subject, in the
>British Navy, who settled in Beverly, Massachusetts around 1675!! Despite
>my overwhleming evidence, my grandfather still denies his British roots and
>insists he's Irish!!
Was his mother Irish?
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