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Re: More Info
Posted by: Chas Andre (ID *****9840) Date: May 09, 2007 at 22:41:02
In Reply to: Re: More Info by Tracey Lawn of 71

Hi,


Do you know if you LAWN ancestors were Irish? If so, you might look into the Derryveagh evictions, which occurred in County Donegal in 1861. You can read about it here:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~donegal/gartan/derryveagh.htm

One of the People involved was an Alexander LAWN, and his family. As Alexander is not a common Irish name, it could be that he is an ancestor of your Eric Alexander LAWN. If you go to this site and type LAWN into the seach window at the botton of the page, you will find a number of refernces to these evicted LAWNs, and their eventual immigration to Australia:

http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~donegal/

If you do end up being related to these Donegal LAWNs, then we may be related. I'm happy to share what info I have (thought the Irsh records are pretty incomplete). You can cantact me at chasanbdre@yahoo.com.


Have fun!

Chas



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