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Ishmael family history

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Ishmaels in Illinois

Larry W. Ishmael (View posts)
Posted: 30 Jul 2000 10:38PM GMT
Interestingly enough, there were descendants from both Thomas and Benjamin (brothers who faught in the Rev. War) who settled in Illinois. Most, however, were from Benjamin from Kentucky.I would suggest that you contact Sherry Hood from Independence, KY as she has all the information on that side of the family. My dad, Kenneth Ishmael, of Oklahoma City, OK has most of the info on the Thomas Ishmael branch from Tennessee.

We find that the earlies reference to Ishmaels immigrating to the US was in 1740 by Philip Ishmell on the ship Robert and Alice into Philadelphia. The ship sailed from Rotterdam and had one stop in England or Wales, so we don't know from whence they came. There are two camps within the Ishmaels who think that they are either English or German from Palatine, now known as Rheinland.

Larry W. Ishmael
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
tgcox 28 Mar 2001 6:25AM GMT 
AbbyHunt27 2 Mar 2001 5:36PM GMT 
Crystal Ishmael 28 Mar 2001 5:32PM GMT 
Linda 11 Dec 2001 10:13PM GMT 
Carl 12 Dec 2001 1:02AM GMT 
Linda 13 Dec 2001 1:49AM GMT 
pettyshopper 21 Aug 2010 1:12AM GMT 
Crystal Ishmael 12 Apr 2001 1:48PM GMT 
KatieHortonTa... 31 Jul 2000 12:13AM GMT 
Larry W. Ishmael 31 Jul 2000 4:38AM GMT 
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