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A Scotch-Irish Clan in Middle Georgia? The Migration and Development of a McCarty Family across Two Centuries
This essay argues that characteristics of the Irish and Scottish kin-based clan systems brought to America by settlers from Ireland and Scotland in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries hadExpand
Gender as a Determining Factor in the Family History and Development of the McGee Family
This paper examines how gender shaped the family of Nancy Hood McGee, who belonged to one of Georgia’s antebellum planter families, across four generations. The McGee family had joined the planterExpand
Immigration, Identity, and Genealogy: A Case Study
This paper examines the life and experiences of a 19th-century immigrant from the British Isles to the United States and his family. It examines his reasons for immigrating, as well as hisExpand