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Subject: Re: [Scotch-Irish] Re: Scotch-Irish-D Digest V01 #307
Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2001 18:12:13 -0700
That sounds like a great trip to Ireland. Catch St Patrick's Cathedral
if you can in Dublin. It's on the New Age circuit -- fantastic for
a number of reasons.
>> My WHITEs were and are from Beaver Falls PA. Depending on which local
>> historian you talk with (or read, as some of them are dead now), John WHITE
>> was one of the very first settlers in Beaver Falls. He purchased land from
>> the Pennsylvania Population Company (PPC) in the early 1790s - later lost it
>> through a major land development scandal with the PPC. They attended the
>> Greersburg Presbyterian (Covenantor) Church in what in now Darlington PA.
AH! Mine were in Northern Westmoreland Co.
>> Thomas helped to build (literally, as he was a stone mason) Geneva College, a
>> noted Covenantor (Reformed) College in Beaver Falls.
I avoided going to college there. My parents wanted me to go there
but I preferred a public school. Great place but a little too
strict for me.
Check out the Belfast Newsletter index (and it itself) in the
Linen Hall Library. Might find info on your United Irishmen.
Best of luck,