Orphans’ Court in PA

Do you follow IGSI on Facebook? This helpful information was posted there.

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Finding your Pennsylvania ancestors

“Millions of Americans have ancestors who lived in Pennsylvania at some point in their lives. Prominent groups of immigrants who settled in Pennsylvania include Germans, Irish, African-Americans, Italians, Swiss, Dutch and Chinese. “

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Ulster place-names in Pennsylvania

My sole claim to Irish ancestry is my 3X great-grandmother, Elizabeth McKlveen Stahl. Other family historians cite her birth in Ireland circa 1792 to Scottish-born Henry and Isabel McKlveen. As my husband and I prepare for the IGSI tour of Ireland in September and our add-on visit to Scotland, I’m yet again looking over my […]

Surname Variations

Thinking about the IGSI-sponsored trip to Ireland has prompted me to take another look at my own Irish connection.

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The Irish in Pennsylvania – and more

The January/February 2015 issue of Irish Lives Remembered is packed with articles of interest for anyone who’s “into” Irish genealogy. The latest edition highlights County Down, the north island of New Zealand, and the Irish in Pennsylvania – plus lots more. You can read it online (or download the PDF) at http://www.irishlivesremembered.ie/.

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