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Re: Patience's in the Northeast U.S.
Posted by: Jane Patience Date: March 26, 2001 at 12:25:47
In Reply to: Re: Patience's in the Northeast U.S. by Nick Patience of 75

The village in Scotland is Avoch in the Black Isle Ross-shire. This is 10 miles from Inverness. Originally a fishing community and Patience's were one of the first fishermen approx. 1720 they go back to in Avoch.We have found a Patience chateau in SW France in St. Avit near Mont de marsan. We believe they originated in France.
Our Patience's and the other fishing families have their own dialect - completely unique in this area.


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