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From: "Roncon3" <>
Subject: Re: [Scotch-Irish] RE: Fallon
Date: Sat, 31 Mar 2001 10:23:26 -0800
You nailed my family while you were at it. My "later" S-I immigrants (and
I've got plenty or "earlier" ones) who went to Canada during the Famine
years, landing either in 1847 or 1848, were named Caswell and Dickson. There
are a lot of English Caswells, and I assume Dicksons too, but mine are
definitely from Armagh. Does your book mention those names?
> You can look up the name in a surname book. That may mean going to
> a library. But I have such a book. I have here MacLysaght "Irish
>my Irish family was so Presbyterian, they
> probably thought John Knox was a little too lenient <grin>.
> You've heard the joke about the 3 Englishmen, 3 Scotsmen and 3 Irish
> who were shipwrecked on an island? The three English built a
> brewery. The three Scots built a distillery. The three Irish built
> the First, Second and Third Presbyterian churches.
> (The First was UP, the Second Seceder, the Third Reformed I
> suspect <grin>).
> Linda Merle