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From: Chip Russ <>
Subject: Re: Scotch-Irish-D Digest V98 #94
Date: Sat, 07 Feb 1998 12:14:22 -0600


CAN YOU Forward this digest again. What is below is all that arrived...
Thanks

wrote:

> Subject:
>
> Scotch-Irish-D Digest Volume 98 : Issue 94
>
> Today's Topics:
> #1 McQuary/McQueary [Greg & Kathy Hines <]
> #2 Re: Yeoman definition []
> #3 Re: (1) Knox on ... Knox off; (2) [Stan McConnell <.]
> #4 Re: Knox on ... Knox off [Edward Andrews <]
> #5 Re: Malcolm & Mary [Edward Andrews <]
> #6 New member ["Carson William Millar" <36thuvf@p]
> #7 Re: Fw: The Irish in America [Colleen Eagan <]
> #8 Re: Enniscorthy---"Thanks to Every ["Jo Ann T. Wright" <]
> #9 Re: View of Scotland [Dave Culbertson <]
> #10 Ancestors []
> #11 Re Hugeonots [fraser <>]
> #12 [Fwd: I hate to admit I laughed!] [gwen koda <>]
> #13 smartassme -- hugeonots [Stu Ross <>]
> #14 Re: Fw: The Irish in America [linda Merle <>]
> #15 Re: smartassme -- hugeonots []
> #16 Re: Aceticism? ["S. Deem" <]
> #17 Re: Preacher Story []
> #18 Re: Yeoman definition [linda Merle <>]
> #19 Mullion []
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> Subject: McQuary/McQueary
> Date: Fri, 6 Feb 1998 01:24:08 -0600
> From: Greg & Kathy Hines <>
> To: "''" <>
>
> Hoping someone else out there may have some connection to or info on the McQuary clan. I have not done any Scottish research as yet, therefore I know nothing about available records in Scottland.
>
> My earliest McQuary knowledge is of:
>
> William Mc Quary (February 09, 1765 - April 25, 1832) who married Nancy Ann Shepherd (March 08, 1770 - June 12, 1832). Both William and Nancy died in Pulaski Co., KY and the dates are from their gravestones.
>
> According to the book "The Early Settlers of the Reddies River, NC" the McQuarys and Shepherds lived in NC and William McQueary entered a land claim there in 1779. John McQuery is shown on the 1784 Wilkes Co, NC, USA tax list alone. William McQuerry and John McQuerry are both shown on the Wilkes Co., District 6, tax list for 1787.
>
> Any info about McQuary or Shepherd is most welcome.
>
> Best Regards,
> Kathy Hines
> Minneapolis, MN
>
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> Subject: Re: Yeoman definition
> Date: Fri, 6 Feb 1998 04:01:57 EST
> From:
> To: ,
> CC: ,
>
> I am currently studying and writing a sub-portion on my book regarding the
> definition (part of which resulted in my asking what the definition of mensal
> lands was in an earlier post).
>
> In the Irish (Ed and Gordon can help me with the Scots-Gaelic) Gaelic, there
> are several words that come out in English meaning 'yeoman'.
>
> Two of them are brugaidh (a hospitaller or person with a large house who kept
> it open and available for travelers and such, this usually meant that there
> was some land set aside for farming to support it); and biatach (a person who
> farms land and was responsible for providing produce from it to the brugaidh).
> These class positions in the Normans (and later English people) were
> synonimous (spelling?) with a position called husbandman (I thought husbandman
> was for animals, but oh well).
>
> This mix-up was due to two different cultures meeting and trying to grasp the
> intricacies of the other (a not too easy task). I would try and find out what
> the person actually did and then go from there. Yeoman is too easy a term to
> bounce around and apply to any flaith (person of nobility in Irish, which this
> terms comes out gentry in English, which it too also has many convolutions).
>
> Phil
>
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> Subject: Re: (1) Knox on ... Knox off; (2) RE: Malcolm & Mary
> Date: Fri, 06 Feb 1998 00:46:48 -0800
> From: Stan McConnell <>
> To: Edward Andrews <>, ,
> John Carpenter <>,
> virginia <>
> CC:
>
> Edward Andrews wrote:
>
> I don't think that John Giacoletti likes John Knox. He might
> actually have done quite well as a TV Evangelist. :-)
> Edward
>
> But John Carpenter wrote:
>
> The idea of John Knox as a tv evangelist is kind of
> scary. Hope he'd have been more like Billy Graham
> and less like Pat Robertson.
>
> Now I have to ask, because Edward's message was kind of ambiguous - which
> 'John' was he referring to? ;->

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