Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Matthew Dickson from Ireland #SouthCarolinaPioneersnet #scancestors

Matthew Dickson from Ireland

Dungannon, IrelandMatthew Dickson emigrated from Ireland to Pennsylvania ca 1750. He was born in county Dungannon, Tyrone, Ireland, the subject of this photograph. Tradition has it that he was related to the famous Stuarts who finally lost the crown to England. The typical trail from Northern Ireland was into Pennsylvania, and then into the Carolinas and Western Virginia. The Irish sought the settlements of other kinsman. He waited until he was in York County, South Carolina before marrying. 

York County SC Genealogy Records
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