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Re: McQuinney-Mewhinney-Ire,PA,OH,KS,CA
Posted by: Bob Boswell Date: March 30, 2001 at 10:07:42
In Reply to: McQuinney-Mewhinney-Ire,PA,OH,KS,CA by Corrine Nevels Hetrick of 109

Hi Corrine,

I'm just getting started in this family searching as I knew nothing of my father's history on his mother's side. I came across some papers titled "The history of the Mcwhinney Family". It begins with John Mcwhinney of Sligo Township, County Tyrone, Ireland and continues through 5 generations. It was probably written sometime in the 1940's. It gives some dates that conflict with yours and my records show that he married Margaret "Burns", a relative of Robert Burns, the poet. I descend from John Mcwhinney, through James Mcwhinney & Elizabeth McKee, daughter Margaret Mcwhinney Clark (Martin), their daughter Elizabeth Clark Smith (Daniel Torry Smith), their daughter Anna Osborne SMith who married William Boswell,his son Marion Clark Boswell, my father. A lot of dates are given and I have an immigration date of 1782 or 1783.

If I can be of any help, please write.

Bob Boswell


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