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From: "Linda S Wright" <>
Subject: Re: [LATTA-L] Scots-Irish History
Date: Mon, 23 Nov 1998 15:49:37 -0800
I was always told that my grandmother's ancestors were Scotch-Irish too. Not
just one or the other, but both.
From: Virginia Curulla <>
Date: Monday, November 23, 1998 10:57 AM
Subject: [LATTA-L] Scots-Irish History
>I don't know about the rest of you, but when my Aunt Ruth told me that the
>Latta family was "Scotch-Irish", it was clear to me that was an important
>fact that had been passed on to her. I recently found two publications
>that provide a "feel" for what that meant to our ancestors. They are from
>Stemmons Publishing, Box 612, West Jordan UT 84084.
>The publications are photocopies of old books --- the print is small --
>with 4 pages to one 8 1/2 x 11 page. The copies are not the best -- But
>they make very interesting reading.
>The first one was catalog # US-160 "A History of the Irish Settlers in
>North America", by McGee. This was published about 1850, and covers both
>the early Scots-Irish and the later Irish immigrants. cost abt $7.00
>The second one was catalog #US-16P Scotch-Irish in America. Proceedings
>of Scotch-Irish Congress at Columbia, TN. Published 1889. cost abt $7.00
>There was an add in the Family Tree newspaper -- out of Moultrie GA, which
>mentioned a 10% discount -- if you mention the add.
>Don't know if anyone else is interested, but I am enjoying these readings.
>They're not "academic research", but give a feel for how our Scots-Irish
>ancestors regarded themselves and their history.
>Virginia Latta Curulla, Seattle
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