The Scot in North Ireland, North Britain, and North America

Among Ancestry.com’s new records is the book, The Scotch-Irish, or The Scot in North Ireland, North Britain, and North America.

Written by Charles A. Hanna and published in 1902, the book fills nearly 1300 pages in two volumes. The tome “outlines the most noteworthy events of Scottish history… (and)… mentions many prominent Scots-Irish individuals in […]

Write for The Septs

If you’re a member of Irish Genealogical Society Intl (IGSI), you receive the quarterly journal, The Septs, and you already know each issue has a specific theme. Themes for upcoming issues include:

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Scots-Irish or Scotch-Irish?

My Irish ancestral connection is my third great-grandmother, Elizabeth McKlveen. Family lore says she was born in Ireland in 1792, to Scottish-born Presbyterian parents Henry and Isabella McKlveen.

So should I say Elizabeth was Scots-Irish or Scotch-Irish?

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