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From: "Catherine Havemeier" <>
Subject: Re: [NYDELAWA] For the Scots, why Delaware County?
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 12:32:30 -0400
I believe that my ancestors who came in 1833 to Kortright had been contacted
in County Down by a representative of the Kortrights, who were looking for
settlers. My grgrgrandparents, William and Isabella Gibson, arrived with
seven sons and two daughters-in-law. They later had another son. Strangely
enough, I haven't found any Gibson descendants with the surname still in the
Catherine Gibson Havemeier
>From: Valerie Brown <>
>Subject: [NYDELAWA] For the Scots, why Delaware County?
>Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 05:09:47 -0700 (PDT)
>My ancestors came to Delaware county about 1842 and
>1851 from Roxburgshire, Scotland. There are about 33
>hits for "Roxburg" or "Roxburghsire" on the Delaware
>county web-site. Can anyone tell me what the big
>attraction was to Delaware county, especially Bovina,
>over other counties in NY state that drew so many
>people from one county in Scotland?
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