There was a surge of emigration in the early 1700's to America among the Scots Irish, also known as the Ulster Scots. - this is the source I used for a paper I wrote in college. I have been looking for it for years! History Of Scots Irish, Ireland Scotland, Families History, Early 1700 S, 17Th Century, Century Ulster, Ancestry Genealogy, Genealogy Maps, Ulster Scots Scots Irish
This is a treasure trove of migration patterns for Irish and Scots. You have to look past the fact they call Scots, Scotch...which is a drink. There was a time when this was an acceptable term. This is an excellent resource. Enjoy and learn.
Beginnings of the Ulster-Scots / Scotch-Irish. A short extract of Ireland about the Plantation of Ulster (Reiver families were shipped here in clearances from the Borderlands, others came willingly looking for a new life, new beginnings), the beginnings of the Ulster-Scots and why so many later emigrated to America.