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From: "RICHARD DUNLAP" <>
Subject: Re: [ARMAGH] Dennis McAlinden Family
Date: Sun, 11 Nov 2001 16:48:16 -0800
References: <000f01c16af6$564d7360$9ff01e42@maine.rr.com>


Pam: The town of Keady in County Armagh was and is a major producer of Irish
Linen. Look there and in its surrounding townships. There were Quakers in
the area.Hope this helps.
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From: "PM" <>
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Sent: Sunday, November 11, 2001 1:17 PM
Subject: [ARMAGH] Dennis McAlinden Family


> Searching for family of Dennis McAlinden, Sr and Dennis McAlinden, Jr.
They
> emigrated to Pittstown, Rensselear County, New York in 1884. Not sure
> whether they are from Armagh or Down. Dennis Jr. was listed as a cloth
> weaver shortly after he arrived. So I am assuming this would have been his
> trade in Ireland. Other than Lurgen, (already checked with McAlindens
there)
> were there other towns in Armagh or Down where Irish linen was
manufactured?
> Thank you for any help you might be able to give.
> Pam
>
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