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Re: James Skiffington, 1855-1913, Canada/Michigan
Posted by: kathy Buhrman (ID *****1180) Date: June 05, 2008 at 17:19:24
In Reply to: Re: James Skiffington, 1855-1913, Canada/Michigan by Anita Stuever of 11

THANKS FOR RESPONDING! Tyrone is located in Ulster,which is now considered northern ireland, however, the time period we are refering of there was no division in ireland. skiffington/skeffington is pronounced as it sounds in ireland, but thought maybe with an accent it was heard and spelt differently in the states. i have found one record for a michael (spelt)skefington in ottawa, canada. have researched further without any success. i did find a charles (spelt)skiefington in a civil war record having enlisted in new york. also i reread old letters and one stated that michael went south to maybe alabama. thanks!

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