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Carolyn Earle Billingsley
cebillingsley at earthlink.net
Thu Aug 5 13:24:07 MDT 2010
Can somebody tell me if it's too late to register online for PMC and
FGS conferences? I finally got a room at Holiday Inn!
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Carolyn Earle Billingsley, Ph.D.
On Aug 5, 2010, at 8:59 AM, "Holly Timm" <htimm at comcast.net> wrote:
> Although I have been researching for close to forty years, I have
> more or less avoided that one Irish line that arrived in the 1820’s.
> A time or two at genealogy events I have glanced at books on Irish
> research and they seemed to be primarily focused on later years than
> my time line. Below is a brief summary of the lines arrival and I w
> ould appreciate any suggestions as to research directions or even a
> book on Irish research that would actually spend some pages on the e
> arlier era. (I do realize that I am hampered by the not knowing the
> parish or county of origin.)
> Elijah Carroll born ca 1794 in Ireland is perhaps the Elijah
> Carroll, age 28 school teacher listed as arriving in New York City
> from Belfast, Northern Ireland, on the “John Dickinson” on 5
> April 1821. Certainly my Elijah’s wife Elizabeth --?—and their
> three oldest children, Caroline, Hester, and John, arrived in Philad
> elphia on the Tuscarora from Liverpool on 15 November 1823. Elijah A
> Carroll died 28 Oct 1851 “a native of Ireland” but his death
> certificate does not specify anything past Ireland.
> I continue to poke and prod at the usual records on this side of the
> pond but since most of my family came to America in the 1600’s and m
> y husband’s came from Prussia in the 1880’s. I am out of my
> comfort zone here.
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