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17th Century Ulster

Scots-Irish in America

For a long time the myth of Irish history has been that the Irish are Celts. The latest research into Irish DNA has confirmed that the early inhabitants of Ireland were not directly descended from the Celts/Keltoi of central Europe. In fact the closest genetic relatives of the Irish in Europe are to be found in the north of Spain in the region known as the Basque Country. These same ancestors are shared to an extent with the people of Britain - especially the Scottish.

Scotch-Irish Ancestry: My Family Roots. History of the Ulster Scotch Irish people

1600 clans of Scotland and Ireland

This image shows the original homes of the Pilgrims in England before coming to America. John Carver was a passenger of the Mayflower in 1620. Carver is said to have written the Mayflower Compact, and was its first signer as well as the first governor of the new colony. Another famous Pilgrim is William Bradford. He also signed the Mayflower compact and served as governor. #colonies #famousPilgrims #history

County map of Ireland :: Get started with this online Irish genealogy toolkit!

Northern Ireland - Home of the Ulster-Scots (aka Scots-Irish)

Irish American Genealogy & Family History Facts Infographic: http://blog.genealogybank.com/irish-american-genealogy-family-history-facts-infographic.html In celebration of Irish Heritage Month & St. Patrick's Day #irish #ancestry #ireland #ancestors

A good description of immigration before before departing the port. Includes link to an interactive map as well as a page with resources for reading, websites and genealogy websites

Ships From Ireland to America | Irish immigration to America: how and where Irish immigrants to ...

This free Irish genealogy guide will help you to discover your ancestors from Ireland and to better understand their lives and your heritage.

Genealogy Map of Ireland- learn more about tracing your Irish ancestry http://thecaymanhost.com/irishgenealogy

16 Essential Irish Research Sites http://genealogy.about.com/od/ireland/tp/irish_databases.htm

Immigrant database from 1820-1892 - CastleGarden.org is an educational project of The Battery Conservancy. This free site offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened.

Irish Family Names

Scots-Irish Immigration to North Americian Colonies.

GENUKI provides a virtual reference library of genealogical information of particular relevance to the UK and Ireland. It is a non-commercial service, maintained by a charitable trust and a group of volunteers.

Scotch-Irish Ancestry explained.

Directory of Scottish settlers in North America, 1625-1825 #Scots #genealogy #familyhistory

www.roostsireland.ie The Irish Family History Foundation (I.F.H.F.), an all Ireland not-for-profit organization, runs the rootsireland.ie site. It oversees the creation of a database of Irish genealogical sources which enables those who wish to trace their Irish ancestry to have access to all the relevant data in one place.