Tag Archives: Edith McIntire Holder

OUR KNOX/CRAIG FAMILY

Our Knox/Craig ancestors emigrated from Scotland, to Ireland and then to America arriving in Charles Town, S.C. in 1767. South Carolina paid bounty to Scots-Irish willing to settle in the frontier acting  as a buffer between the coastal plantations and … Continue reading

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PALATINE GERMANS AND OUR FIRST EOFF’S IN AMERICA

  Generations of wars and heavy taxation in southern Germany plus a severe winter in 1709 caused devastation in the land and impoverished the people, making many families seek relief by migrating. They were called “Palatines” as most were from the … Continue reading

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