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THE SCOTCH-IRISH OR THE SCOT IN NORTH BRITAIN, NORTH IRELAND, AND NORTH AMERICA
 CHAPTER I THE SCOTCH-IRISH AND THE REVOLUTION

 Second Regiment.—Colonel, Thomas Price; Captains, Anderson, Long, Davidson, Eccleston,
 Williams, Dent, Dorsey; Lieutenant, Hardman; commissioned officers, 16; staff, 4;
 non-commissioned and privates, 526.
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 THE SCOTCH-IRISH OR THE SCOT IN NORTH BRITAIN, NORTH IRELAND, AND NORTH AMERICA
 CHAPTER I THE SCOTCH-IRISH AND THE REVOLUTION
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 Proceeding to analyze the list of the other generals created during the Revolutionary period, we
 further find as of probable Scottish blood: John Armstrong (Pa.), Francis Barber (N. J.), William
 Campbell (Va.), George Rogers Clark11 (Va.), William Davidson (N. C.), John Douglas
 (Conn.), James Ewing (Pa.), Robert Lawson (Va.), Andrew Lewis (Va.), William Maxwell (N.
 J.), Hugh Mercer (Va.), James Moore (N. C.), John Nixon [p.25](Pa.), Andrew Pickens (S.
 C.), James Potter (Pa.), Joseph Reed (Pa.), Griffith Rutherford (N. C.), John Morin Scott (N.
 Y.), Adam Stephen (Va.), Thomas Sumter (?) (Va.), William Thompson (Pa.), a total of
 twenty-one; of Welsh blood: John Cadwallader (Pa.), William Davies (Va.), James Varnum
 (Mass.); of French: P. H. De Barre (France), Philip De Coudray (France), A. R. De Fermoy
 (France), John P. De Haas (Pa., Holland-French), Francis Marion (S. C.); of Dutch: Nicholas
 Herkimer (N. Y.), Abraham Ten Broeck (N. Y.), Philip Van Cortlandt (N. Y.), Gosen Van
 Schaick (N. Y.); of German: Frederic W. de Woedtke; of Irish: Thomas Conway (Ireland),
 James Hogan (N. C.), Stephen Moylan (Pa.); of Polish: Casimir Pulaski (Poland) ; and of
 probable English descent: Benedict Arnold (Conn.), William Blount (N. C.), Philemon Dickinson
 (N. J.), Samuel Elbert (Ga.), John Fellows (Mass.), Joseph Frye (Mass.), John Frost (Maine),
 Christopher Gadsden (S. C.), John Glover (Mass.), John Lacey (Pa.), Ebenezer Learned
 (Mass.), Thomas Mifflin (Pa), Francis Nash (?) (Va.), William North (Maine), Samuel Parsons
 (Conn.), Enoch Poor (N. H.), James Reed (N. H.), Gold S. Silliman (Conn.), Edward Stevens
 (Va.), James Wadsworth (Conn.), Joseph Warren (Mass.), John Whitcomb (Mass.), James
 Wilkinson (Md.), William Woodford (Va.), Nathaniel Woodhull (N. Y.), a total of twenty-five;
 making with the other names mentioned in this paragraph a list of sixty-three names in all, less
 than half of which are English, and about one fourth from New England.
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 THE SCOTCH-IRISH OR THE SCOT IN NORTH BRITAIN, NORTH IRELAND, AND NORTH AMERICA
 CHAPTER X SCOTTISH ACHIEVEMENT
 page 145
 [p.145]decipherer of the Nineveh tablets; and Dr. Samuel Davidson, the eminent biblical scholar
 and critic ....
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 THE SCOTCH-IRISH OR THE SCOT IN NORTH BRITAIN, NORTH IRELAND, AND NORTH AMERICA
 CHAPTER XXXIII THE SCOTTISH PLANTATION OF DOWN AND ANTRIM
 page 496
 [p.496]was further required carefully to enroll the men and arms in a book, to be consulted
 when troops might be needed for active service. From this statement of the author it is evident
 that a large number of settlers had come with Sir Hugh Montgomery to the Ards during the first
 four years of his colonization. It is to be regretted that no list of these original settlers can now be
 found. Among them were several named Orr, who appear to have originally settled in the
 townlands of BalIyblack and Ballykeel, and were the progenitors of a very numerous connection
 of this surname throughout the Ards. The earliest recorded deaths in this connection, after their
 settlement in the Ards, were those of James Orr of Ballyblack, who died in the year 1627, and
 Janet McClement, his wife, who died in 1636. The descendants, male and female, of this worthy
 couple were very numerous, and as their intermarriages have been carefully recorded, we have
 thus fortunately a sort of index to the names of many other families of Scottish settlers in the Ards
 and Castlereagh. Their descendants in the male line intermarried with the families of Dunlop,
 Gray, Kennedy, Coulter, Todd, M'Birney, M'Cullough, Campbell, Boyd, Jackson, Walker,
 Rodgers, Stevenson, Malcomson, King, Ferguson, M'Quoid, Cregg, Bart, M'Munn, Bryson,
 Johnson, Smith, Carson, M'Kinstry, Busby, M'Kce, Shannon, M'Garock, Hamilton, Cally,
 Chalmers, Red, M'Roberts, Creighton, M'Whirter, M'Kibben, Cleland, Abernethy, Reid,
 Agnew, Wilson, Irvine, Lindsay, M'Creary, Porter, Hanna, Taylor, Smyth, Carson, Wallace,
 Gamble, Miller, Catherwood, Malcolm, M'Cleary, Pollok, Lamont, Frame, Stewart, Minnis,
 Moorehead, M'Caw, Clark, Patterson, Neilson, Maxwell, Harris, Corbet, Milling, Carr, Winter,
 Patty, Cumming, M'Connell, M'Gowan. Nearly an equal number of Orrs married wives of their
 own surname. These numerous descendants, bearing the surname of Orr, resided in Ballyblack,
 Clontinacally, Killinether, Ballygowan, Ballykeel, MunIough, Bally-been, Castleaverie, Conlig,
 Lisleen, Bangor, Gortgrib, Granshaw, Killaghey, Gilna-hirk, Ballyalloly, Ballyknockan,
 Ballycloughan, Tullyhubbert, Moneyrea, Newtownards, Ballymisca, Dundonald,
 Magherascouse, Castlereagh, Bootin, Lisdoonan, Greyabbey, Ballyrea, Ballyhay, Ballywilliam,
 Saintfield, Ballymacarrett, Craigantlet, Braniel. The greatest number of the name lived in
 Ballykeel, Clontinacally, and Ballygowan. The descendants in the female line from James Orr
 and Janet M'Clement of Ballyblack inter-married with the families of Riddle of Comber,
 Thomson of Newtownards, Moore of Drum-mon, Orr of Lisleen, Orr of Ballykeel, Murdock of
 Comber, Irvine of Crossnacreevy, M'Creary of Bangor, Hanna of Conlig, Orr of Bangor, Orr of
 Ballygowan, M'Munn of Lis-leen, Barr of Lisleen, Davidson of Clontinacally, Jamieson of
 Killaghey, Martin of Killy-nure, Martin of Gilnahirk, Matthews of ---, Watson of Carryduff,
 Shaw of Clontinacally, Todd of Ballykeel, Jennings of ---, Davidson of ---, M'Kibbin of
 Knocknasham, M'Cormick of Ballybeen, M'Cullock of Ballyhanwood, M'Kee of Lisleen,
 Patterson of Moneyrea, Dunwoody of Madyroe, Barr uf Bangor, M'Gee of Todstown, Burgess
 of Mady-roe, M'Kinning of Lisnasharock, Gerrit of Ballyknockan, Pettigrew of Ballyknockan,
 M'Coughry of Ballyknockan, Yates of ---, Shaw of ---, Stevenson of Ballyrush, .M'Kib-bin of
 Haw, Piper of Comber, Blakely of Madyroe, Orr of Ballyknockan, Stewart of Clon-tinacally,
 Hamilton of Ballykeel, Dunbar of Slatady, Orr of Ballygowan, Malcolm of Bootan, Porter of
 Ballyristle, M'Connell of Ballyhenry, Kennedy of Comber, Malcolm of Moat, Orr of Ballykeel,
 Martin of Ballycloughan, Reid of Ballygowan, Lewis of ---, Orr of Clontinacally, Orr of Florida,
 M'Creary of ---, Miller of Conlig, Lowry of Bally-macashan, Harris of Ballymelady, Orr of
 BaIlyknockan, M'Quoid of Donaghadee, Appleton of Conlig, M'Burney of ---, Hanna of
 Clontinacally, Johnson of Rathfriland, Orr of Bally-keel, Stewart of Clontinacally and Malone,
 Patterson of Moneyrea and Lisbane, Black of Gortgrib, Hill of Gilnahirk, Murdock of Gortgrif,
 Kilpatrick of ---., Gregg of ---, Huddlestone of Moneyrea, M'Culloch of Moneyrea, Steel of
 Maghrescouse, Erskine of Woodlburn, Campbell of ---, White of ---, Clark of Clontinacally,
 M'Fadden of Clon-tinacally, Hunter of Clontinacally and Ravarra, Orr of Castlereagh, M'Kean
 of ---, M'Kittrick of Lisleen, Frame of Munlough, Garret of Ballyknockan, Kennedy of Tullygir-
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 THE SCOTCH-IRISH OR THE SCOT IN NORTH BRITAIN, NORTH IRELAND, AND NORTH AMERICA
 CHAPTER XXXV THE ULSTER PLANTATION FROM 1610 TO 1630

 5. 500 acres, John Hamilton (grantee of Claude Hamilton, who had been obliged to give up 500
 acres of his original proportion to the Dean of Armagh): stone bawn and six houses near; 1
 freeholder, 4 lessees, 5 cottagers; able to produce 22 men with arms. [John Hamilton's tenants in
 1617 were: William Hope, John Grane, Edward Irwinge, Matthew Gamble, Cornelius
 McKernan, Andrew Bell, David Arkles, John Hamilton, John Davidson, Alexander Sym,
 Patrick Ritchie, Fergus Fleck, Eliza Grier, John Hamilton the elder, Cuthbert Grier, Robert
 Gilmore, Adam Rae, David Leetch, Robert Hamilton, Archibald Grame, John Willie, William
 Bell, Robert Hamilton, Henry Grindall, John Hamilton the elder of Dromanish, and his son John,
 Adam Colte, John Johnstone, Patrick Graunton, George Parker, Henry Hunter, John Deans,
 John Trumble, John Kirk, Francis Carruthers, James Moffat, Raulfe Grindell, Thomas
 Courtiouse, Henry Grindell, Gilbert Kennedy, Laurence Shirloe, Robert Ferguson, John
 Browne, John Ferguson, Thomas Pringle, Archbauld Grier, John Hall, George Gamble, Owen
 O'Corr, Cormack O'Corr, Robert Elliott, Alexander Grier, Robert Allen, John Allen, and
 Bryanbane O'Neale.]

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This large and informative overview of the history of the Scots-Irish outlines
    the most noteworthy events of Scottish history. Use this database to acquaint yourself
    with this group as they appear in North Britain, North Ireland, and North America. The
    record mentions many prominent Scots-Irish individuals in the revolutionary war and other
    parts of American history, as well as lengthy discussions of the Great Plantation of Ulster.

    Bibliography: Hanna, Charles A. The Scotch-Irish: The Scot in North Britain, North
    Ireland, and North America Vol.1 New York, NY: G. P. Putnam, 1902

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