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From: "John Erwin" <>
Subject: Re: [Scotch-Irish] Irvines
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 18:20:55 -0500
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What is planter stock?

John Erwin

> Hi John,
> >Can anyone tell me where the Irvines lived in N IRE. I've been told but
have never proven that they lived in the CO Antrim in the 1600's and early
> I'm sure there were some there. The border clan was dispersed in
> the early 1600's by King James. They fled to Uslter. It wasn't
> NI then. NI didn't exist till 1922. I have Irwins in Northern
> England. McLaysaght says some ERWIN/IRWINs are Irish: a sept
> of O'Hirwin (o hEireamnoin ) in Offaly, but most are of planter
> stock, he agrees. Bell "Book of Ulster Surnames" also says they
> were in Ireland in the early 1600's.
> Have you checked the Hearth Money rolls and Pendar??
> Linda Merle

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