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From: Patricia Gregg <>
Subject: Scotch-Irish emigrant 1718 and ships to Boston and winter in Casco
Date: Thu, 28 Jan 1999 22:09:37 +0000

Scotch-Irish emigrant 1718 and ships to Boston and winter in Casco

I am current researching the founders of Londonderry, NH of Scotch-Irish

Descent. I am interested in the following families I would appreciate
any help and I am willing to share info.

Patricia Gregg

CAPT. JAMES GREGG b. abt 1670(1673) b. Ayrshire, Scotland of
Macosquin, Co Londonderry, Ire d. 10 Mar 1758, (age 88) Londonderry NH
m. Janette Cargill, b. bet 1665-1672 from Islay Scotland d. bet Oct 13
1763-Dec 18, 1764 (age 98)

.DAVID CARGILL, born in Scotland about 1661 but emigrated to. co.
Derry, North Ireland, in the 1680s, died in Londonderry, NH 3 April
1734, aged 73 years. He married in 1680 JANET SMITH, born Macosquin, co.

Derry, Ireland, in 1664, died in Londonderry 5 0ct 1745, aged 81 years

HOMES, ROBERT, born July 23, 1694, at Stragolan, County Fermanagh,
serveral miles south of Omagh. He came to New England, and married Mary
Franklin of Boston, April 3, 1716. She was a sister of Benjamin
Franklin, the scientist and statesman. Robert was engaged for years as
captain of a ship in transporting emigrants to America.

JAMES MCKEEN_ James b abt 6 Jun 1665 Balleymoney, Co. Antrim, Ire.- d 9
Nov 1756(age 91) Londonderry, NH ? From Balleymoney, Co. Antrim, Ire.
1st settler at age 53 Cochran, Jane 1st Wife Annis CARGILL 2nd wife b.
1688 Ballinrees, d 8 Aug 1783 Londonderry, NH (age 94) 1st Settler at
age 30

THE REV. JAMES MACGREGOR, b. in Scotland in 1677, d. in Londonderry 5
March 1729 (age 52); 1st Settler at Age (41) m/ MARION, b. circa 1684;
d. in Londonderry I Jan. 1736;(age 52); m. (1). in Aghadowey, 29 Aug.
1706, The Rev. JAMES MAcGREGOR

I am also trying to find out the name of the five ship that brought the
emigrant to Boston in 1718 and which ship which passengers were on.
Which ship took the families to Casco main for the Winter. I will share
what I have on the ships

62. Bolton, Charles Knowles, Scotch Irsih Peioneers in ulster and
America, Bacon and Brown, Boston, MA, 1910 reprinted 1889, Personal
Library, Heritage Books, Inc., Book Reprint. P.219/320

Ship 4 (Name not Given)
John Wilson, Master, from londonderry; arr. July 18 ? at Boston (N.L.
July 18-Aug.4, 1718; also Lechmere). Boys, young women and girls.

Ship 5 ? Robert, Brigantine
James Ferguson, master, from Glasgow and Belfast; arr. Aug. 4, at Boston

(N.L. Aug. 4-11, 1718; also Lechmere). Cleared (N.L. Aug 18-25, 1718)

Ship 6 ? William, Ship
Archibald Hunter, Master, from Coleraine; arr. Aug 4, at Boston (N.L.
Aug. 4-11, 1718; also Lechmere). Outward bound for Ireland (N.L. Sept.
15-22, 1718)

Ship 9 - MacCallum, Ship (MaCallom)
James Law, Master, from Londonderry; arr. Sept. 6 ? at Boston (N.L.
Sept. 1-8, 1718; also C. Mather). Intended fro New Ondon. Went to
Kennebec. Cleared for Londonderry (N.L. Dec. 1-8, 1718).

Ship 13 ? Mary And Elizabeth, Ship
Alexander Miller, master, Robert Remes(Homes), Mate, from Londonderry;
arr..Oct. at Boston (N.L. Oct. 20-27, 1718; also Rev. W. Homes’s Diary.
Full of passengers, Cleared (N.L. Dec. 8-15, 1718)

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