Category Archives: Immigrant – Scot-Irish

From Ireland and Scotland. Most are Scotch-Irish an estimated 250,000 Irish Presbyterian and other Protestant dissenters from the Province of Ulster who immigrated to North America primarily during the colonial era, but their are a few Scotland Scots and Irish Catholics.

Thomas Gibson Carson

Thomas Gibson CARSON (c. 1710 – 1790) was Alex’s 7th Great Grandfather, one of 256 in this generation of the Miner line.  Several of our ancestors were Scot-Irish Presbyterians who immigrated from Ireland to South Carolina in the 1770′s.  Our … Continue reading

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Robert Smith Sr.

Robert SMITH Sr. (1730 – 1787) was Alex’s 6th Great Grandfather, one of 128 in this generation of the Miner line. Robert Smith was born in 1727 in  County Tyrone, Northern Ireland.. His parents were James SMITH Sr. (b. 1694) and Janet … Continue reading

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William Johnston

William JOHNSTON ( c. 1791 – 1873) is Alex’s  5th Great Grandfather, one of 64 in this generation of the Miner line. William Johnston was born about 1791 in Ireland.  His parents were Alexander JOHNSON and Esther RANKIN.  He married … Continue reading

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Alexander Johnston

Alexander JOHNSTON (c. 1755 – 1810)  is Alex’s 6th Great Grandfather, one of 128 in this generation of the Miner line. Alexander Johnston was born about 1755 in Ireland.  He married Esther RANKIN or Jan Peery.  Came to America in … Continue reading

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Joseph Peaslee

Joseph PEASLEE (c. 1600 – 1660)  was Alex’s 11th Great Grandfather; one of 4,096 in this generation of the Miller line. Joseph Peaslee was born about 1600 in Bristol, England.  His parents were William PEASLEY and Anne CALVERT. Given the big gap … Continue reading

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Samuel Rankin

Samuel RANKIN (c. 1743 – 1818)  is Alex’s 7th Great Grandfather, one of 256 in this generation of the Miner line. Samuel Rankin was born in 1743 in Tauboyne Parish Near St. Johnston, County Donegal, Ireland. Alternatively he was born in … Continue reading

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Samuel Senton Patterson Sr.

Samuel Senton PATTERSON Sr. (c. 1725 – 1791) was Alex’s 6th Great Grandfather, one of 128 in this generation of the Miner line. Samuel Patterson Sr. was born about 1725 in Dysart, Newry, County Down, Ireland. His father may have … Continue reading

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