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Re: Fourth of July
The question about Darien, CT, raises the question of
Roslyn on Long Island, and Scottish names elsewhere.
Is there a study done of such settlements? Bruce on
--- Spirit One Email <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> He sure is lucky, if that was his only wound.
> Terrible war! Ah, the
> connection with Darien. Pretty good chance that
> those Scots named their
> town after the failed colony. I was wondering about
> Darien, Ct. Was it
> founded by Scots too?
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: John S. Quarterman <email@example.com>
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Sunday, July 02, 2000 4:52 PM
> Subject: Re: Fourth of July
> > >Of course there were Sinclairs on the South's
> side. I hope you won't be
> > >offended by this. All were brave men who really
> believed in their cause.
> > My Sinclairs were in Georgia at the time (well,
> except for the ones that
> > were in Toronto and Thurso). That war fell
> between generations for them.
> > My great-great grandfather, the immigrant, was too
> old. All his children
> > were too young.
> > However, his daughter's future husband, Thomas
> Shepard Quarterman,
> > was wounded in the hand about the age of 17 while
> defending a dock in
> > Darien, Georgia.
> > See also
> > http://www.mids.org/sinclair/lesterish/index.html
> > >Laurel
> > John
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