The Long Trail of the Scotch-Irish in America

1752 Fry-Jefferson Map

The Scotch-Irish began migrating in large numbers to America during the early 1700s, as did the Germans. Before the American Revolution, it is estimated that 3000 to 4000 Irish had arrived at the port of Philadelphia. Because of language and dialects, settlers made their homes among their own kind, mostly in Bucks, Berks, and Lancaster Counties. The genealogist should examine these county records as well as…



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