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Subject: Re: [Scotch-Irish] moving
Date: Thu, 18 Apr 2002 07:28:31 -0700


Hi Mike,

>Another was desire for cheap
>>land, another was they were ruthless and feared no one so were perfect for
>>venturing out and settling new territories.

Alas, they had the same desires in IReland! So especially in the 1600's
when you could find cheaper leases, people moved a lot. In the early
1700's the rentwracking began and the population increased dramatically,
so people left Ireland altogether. For more info, see Leyburn.

Makes them hard to track in Ireland as well.
Linda Merle


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