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I Am Scots-irish

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    The Ancients... - Most people are... Infact, what we know of "the Celts" (deriving from the Greek word celtoi, meaning "Concealed") is that they...
    Eirinneach Eirinneach 22-25, M 1 Response Sep 30, 2008

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    Born Fighting - @ randomhouse.com/book/187704/born-fighting-by-james-webb/9780767916899This book opened my eyes.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Aug 3, 2011

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    McGinnis - That's the first such name that shows up in my genealogy. My great-grandmother. I'm still trying to find the time and means to do a full-scale ancestry, but just have no...
    b1alasdair b1alasdair 18-21, M 4 Responses May 5, 2009

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    Scots-irish - i have always loved the ways of my scotish and irish family, after doing much research i have come to love them even more not just for the wonderful land they have...
    herzighart herzighart 22-25, F Jan 22, 2010

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    Well, I Think I'm Pretty M... - well, I think I'm pretty much Irish but my last name is originally Scottish so I guess I have some Scot in me too.
    Irishchick Irishchick 16-18, F Oct 21, 2007

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    Just Scottish. - I was born in England and moved to Scotland when I was one-year-old. I've lived here ever since, so...just Scottish.
    zombiesaurus zombiesaurus 13-15, T Feb 10, 2013

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    Best Of Both Worlds -  well apparently...thanks dad. i get it from him and so im basically a mut.
    theshortloud1 theshortloud1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 13, 2009

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    How Scots-irish Am I? - Okay here goes, my father's mother was half Cherokee(?) and her father (My G-Grandfather) was as she always said "A Pearson of the McPhearson" My...
    peanutbrittle peanutbrittle 46-50, F 3 Responses Jun 29, 2008

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    Folks back East’r probably wonderin’, “why don’t he write?” - It has been said that to have lost your reputation is to be dead among the living.  I think that to have...
    RassaFrassa RassaFrassa 70+ 3 Responses Jul 2, 2011

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    My Family - My dads side is super ginger and I am not sure about my moms side because she is adopted... We think Italian but that doesn't really matter to me because I am whiter...
    sunnypratt sunnypratt 16-17, F May 10, 2013

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    I Am Grateful That You Said Scots-irish And Not Scotch-irish - I am grateful that you call us Scots-Irish and not Scotch-Irish.
    TheSquirrel TheSquirrel 46-50, M 6 Responses Mar 14, 2011

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    The Scots-Irish In America Aren't So Scots-Irish Today - Everywhere i have turned and talked to people, most are 40 or younger, and they identify themselves as Irish or Scottish or...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Aug 19, 2011

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    I Am Scots-irish! - My Heritage is both Scottish and Irish, and there is a pretty blurry line where they split. I was in Scotland this summer and while I could find some of the...
    JessicaMcKL JessicaMcKL F Dec 18, 2007

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    Hey There, Lassies And Laddy-bucks.... - Greetings, I've got roots in the Abernathy family, that's about as Scottish as my family tree gets.  I've got some names in my tree...
    DragonEssence DragonEssence 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 21, 2010

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    Well I'm Mostly Irish(heri... - Well I'm mostly Irish(heritage) never been to Ireland though or out of the U.S for that matter.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 21, 2007

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    Glad to See Scots-Irish As a Separate Heritage - My Scots-Irish family came from somewhere in the North of Ireland to Glasgow four generations ago. My mother knows the counties. I...
    maux maux 36-40 2 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    From The South West Of Scotland ...... - The first Rankin came over as part of the Plantation of Ulster 1610 with Hamilton and Montgomery . We settled in County Donegal , to date...
    salar1 salar1 51-55, M 6 Responses Nov 30, 2009

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    Scotch Irish - The common term now is Scots Irish... but I grew up hearing my dad saying that his mum was MacMillan and he was scotch through and through.
    michaelstorm michaelstorm 41-45, M May 16, 2013

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    I Am A Mut - I have at least 4 culturs in which is irish and scotish being 2 of them i never found out intill i was 16 iam 18 now .. there may be one other culture in me but prbly...
    DarkpawThewolfpuppy DarkpawThewolfpuppy 18-21, M Jun 8, 2013

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    I Don't Tan - I burn. And my sister says it's because we are Scots-irish. Is that true?
    libbayyyy libbayyyy 16-17, F 4 Responses Jul 2, 2008

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    Scotland To Ireland. - My ancestors (going by surname) originated in Scotland, then when the British were attempting to take over, many of them moved to Ireland. Then it was...
    LC87 LC87 22-25, F 2 Responses May 31, 2010

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    Working On Geneology - Hello, My name is Melissa Daniel, I am 27 years old and I have been working on my family tree and my husbands. I remember my grandmother telling me that our...
    MissyDaniel MissyDaniel 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 25, 2008

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    The Right Mix - I know more about my heritage on Mom's side than Dad's. I am a quarter Irish from Mom and Dad was half Irish and almost half Scot. He, also, had one Spainish...
    playfultiger playfultiger 46-50, F Feb 18, 2013

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    Why I'm Wired The Way I Am - Have always known that we (my family) were Scots-Irish, but really never understood why I think, act and am the way I am. A friend told me about a book...
    Huggybear67 Huggybear67 66-70, M Aug 22, 2012

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    I don't know too much about my Scots-Irish ancestry except that my Great-Great-Great Maternal Grandfather was full-blooded Scots-Irish. My maternal side of my family focuses mostly...
    ConfusedAutumn96 ConfusedAutumn96 16-17, F Jan 5

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    I Am Proud!! - I am so many different things but I think my blood runs green!!! I am proud to say that I am Scots Irish!!! I am also American Indian, German, and Dutch...lol...
    autismmom101 autismmom101 31-35, F 1 Response May 4, 2008

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    Firey Girl - Ii share the Scottish Irish heritage. I may not have freckles, firey red hair, or pale white skin, but I am determined to fight for what is mine. Scotch-Irish are...
    wonderingkitten wonderingkitten 31-35, F 2 Responses Aug 21, 2010

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    Proud Of My Heritage - My grandfather's family came from Scotland in the 1800's. They arrived in the Carolinas, and built Presbyterian churches in NC, SC, VA, TN, and finally in...
    okcgal61 okcgal61 51-55, F Dec 28, 2012

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    I Am a Hillbilly! - Like most Americans, I am a mongrel.  My ancestors came from Scotland, Ireland, northern England, Normandy, and a quarter is Native-American; my...
    Seabreeze75 Seabreeze75 46-50, M 12 Responses Apr 29, 2008

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    My Heritage - A couple of years ago, I got onto Ancestry.com to make out my family tree. Turns out that someone had traced my father's great-grandmother on his dad's side all the...
    alien474 alien474 31-35, F 8 Responses Oct 27, 2009

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    Scots-irish - When looking up my family tree, I found out that my mothers family way back when came from Ireland. On my dads side came from Scotland. I belong to the Graham...
    honjr1 honjr1 70+, M 1 Response Jun 11, 2013

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    Scots-Irish and Proud - "Scotch-Irish were brewed in Scotland bottled In Ireland and Uncorked in America!" My maiden name is Jamison and they are Scots who were part of...
    Okcelticmaid Okcelticmaid 56-60, F Apr 1, 2008

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    Braveheart - My father's family is from Scotland.  We are related to the Earl of Bruce, the guy that betrayed William Wallace.  I know, that sucks.  We are of the...
    triciafly triciafly 31-35, F 5 Responses Jan 10, 2009

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    What Little I Know! - I like to say that I'm a Heinz 57, fully aged and seasoned! As in my Native american story, I don't have a whole lot of information about my Scots-Irish roots...
    ScatteredGrapes ScatteredGrapes 41-45, F Aug 13, 2012

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    Check Out The Scots-irish Myspace Page! - Join me at myspace.com/scots_irish for loads of info, photos & videos on the Scots-Irish!!! 
    ScotIrish ScotIrish 36-40 Oct 30, 2009

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    Lost Culture, Shamed Out Of Existence - How sad it is that the culture and heritage has been lost in the USA of a core population that once was the catalyst that set the colony...
    JohnnyQDoe JohnnyQDoe 51-55 2 Responses Mar 12, 2012

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    My Family Heritage. - Hi everyone. I guess I will explain why I chose this as a group. I am not full blooded Scots/Irish but I have a lot of the heritage in my family. and I do...
    Skyelillie Skyelillie 26-30, F 4 Responses Jul 26, 2008

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    On My Fathers Side - On My Fathers side of the family, were Scots-Irish. When the town I live in was founded, way back when, it was originally called Argyleshire. I have lived...
    Mencrytoo Mencrytoo 46-50, M Oct 13, 2012

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