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From: John Boyle <>
Subject: Re: [IRISH-IN-CHICAGO] Canada>USA
Date: Fri, 2 Feb 2007 13:21:38 -0800 (PST)
In-Reply-To: <45C3504D.6090406@net-link.net>


--- wrote:

> French Canadians were known to come to the USA via rivers crossing
> into
> New York and/or Vermont. There's the Richelieu River running south
> from
> Montreal into Lake Champlain and from there the Hudson River all the
> way
> to the port of New York. Another crossing point is at St Albans VT,
> and
> probably Derby VT, too

My g-grandfather, Martin Boyle, came from Kilkenny in 1849 and entered
the US at Buffalo, NY. He then proceeded to McHenry. In fact it turns
out that most of the Irish in McHenry came from Kilkenny.

John E. Boyle
J. Boyle Electronics


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