Posted By:Geoffrey Pope
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Subject:Re: Hugh (Isbister) Ivester - N.C. > GA
Post Date:March 23, 2000 at 09:21:35
Message URL:http://genforum.genealogy.com/ivester/messages/32.html
Forum:Ivester Family Genealogy Forum
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In a telephone conversation, Janice Ivester of Alpharetta, GA. compiler of the most comprehensive history of the Ivesters in the USA, told me she had determined during a trip to Orkney that the Hugh Isbister s/o Janet Omand was NOT our immigrant forebear; Janice said that the Hugh mentioned in your post b. 1757 was found to have remained in Orkney.

I believe the best info we have is that "our" Hugh was born 1755.