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From: Carol Renfro <>
Subject: Re: Scotch-Irish-D Digest V06 #66
Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2006 09:59:06 -0500
Where did you find the list of passengers on the "Earl of Hillsborough"?
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> Subject: [Sc-Ir] McBride of County Down and Charleston, SC
>> I have just found a list of passengers on the "Earl of Hillsborough"
>> that departed Belfast on Christmas Eve 1766 and arrived in
>> Charleston, SC in 1767. Included in that list was Alexander McBride,
>> who was granted 300 acres, his wife Mary age 33 and sons James age 8
>> and Andrew age 3. According to James McBride's tombstone in St.
>> Michael's church yard in Charleston he was born in Newry in Ireland
>> abt 1759. His wife's name was also Mary. The immigration list
>> indicated that they were "poor irish protestants". Anyone with any
>> ideas on tracking down the McBrides in the area around County Down
>> and Newry would be greatly appreciated.
>> Robert Missroon
>> Savannah, GA
Carol Cole Renfro
5931 West Avenue