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McWilliams- County Armagh Ireland 1700s

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McWilliams- County Armagh Ireland 1700s

Posted: 25 Jan 1999 5:00AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Oct 2002 2:14PM GMT
Surnames: McWilliams, Watt
Seeking McWilliams information in County Armagh, Ireland prior to 1750. A widow McWilliams migrated to America between 1740 and 1750 with three known children: John, Hannah, and William (1739-1819). Her maiden name is believed to have been WATT. The father was reportedly killed in an Irish skirmish. The family was Presbyterian, most likely Scotch and a part of the Ulster plantation efforts.

The family is said to have first settled at Bristol, Bucks County. The history of William is largely known after his marriage to Sarah Johnston Nicols in York County, 1771. Any clues prior to this time or on the Watt connection greatly appreciated.
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desperado222 25 Jan 1999 12:00PM GMT 
Rustyella 19 Mar 1999 12:00PM GMT 
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marjo_1 21 Mar 2002 5:54PM GMT 
YFENSCH 7 Nov 2002 2:55PM GMT 
YFENSCH 14 Feb 2003 6:06PM GMT 
3ldhc5741 17 Jun 1999 12:00PM GMT 
desperado222 18 Jun 1999 12:00PM GMT 
jdoolittle1 8 Apr 2002 2:47AM GMT 
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