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Re: leeman's, Co. Armagh 1880's
Posted by: Dr Bernard Leeman Date: May 12, 2001 at 03:36:00
In Reply to: leeman's, Co. Armagh 1880's by Gordon Walker of 343

The story in our family is that the first Armagh Leemans were two brothers from Germany. Another story, from the Poolers, is that there were THREE Leeman brothers.

My grand-uncle said in 1916 that the Leemans were French Jews. The French-German references probably indciate they were from Alsace Lorraine - in the 1600's Germany was not a united state.


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