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Old March 12 2013, 07:10 AM   #50
Miss Chicken
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Re: Am I part Irish or not?

Just looking through our family tree that has been put online by my sister - I think the earliest we have been able to go back is to the birth of one Daniel Pearce in 1657 in Gloucestershire. He is my 8 times great grandfather. His wife was Edith (born around 1661) but we don't know her maiden name. This is on my mother's side.

On my father's side I think the furthest we have gone back is to Edmund Holmes who was 25 years old when he married Rose Rivett aged 21 in 1730 (Norfolk, England). They were my 6 x great grandparents.

The furthest we have got back in Scotland is 1772, and the furthest back in Ireland is 1790.

Last edited by Miss Chicken; March 12 2013 at 09:30 AM. Reason: Correcting spelling.
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