EARLY GENERATIONS OF KIRKPATRICKS THAT IMMIGRATED FROM IRELAND TO AMERICA:
1) Alexander Kirkpatrick - born about 1650, Dumfriesshire, Scotalnd -
He has six children:
- Alexander Kirkpatrick, born 1685 in Dumfriesshire, Scotalnd. In 1725, Alexander moves his family to Belfast, Ireland. In 1736,
Alexander embarks to America with his family and four brothers (Andrew, James, John, Thomas) to become the
Kirkpatrick Family of Somerset Co, New Jersey
- Andrew Kirkpatrick, born 1687, Dumfriesshire, Scotalnd. Leaves to New Jersey.
- James Kirkpatrick, born 1710, Dumfriesshire, Scotalnd. Leaves to New Jersey.
Later marries Mary Newton and settles in South Carolina
- Isabella Kirkpatrick, born 1711, Dumfriesshire, Scotalnd. Stays in Scotland
with her father
- John Kirkpatrick, born 1712, Dumfriesshire, Scotalnd. Leaves for New Jersey and
later settles in South Carolina
- Thomas Kirkpatrick, born 1715, Dumfriesshire, Scotalnd. Leaves for New Jersey
2) Isaac Kirkpatrick
About 1730, Isacc, his brother Richard, and sister Mary, all of Scottish ancestry, leave from near Belfast, Ireland and settle in part of Lancaster
county Pennsylvania, now in Cumberland County.
3) John Robert Kirkpatrick - born 1743, Antrim, Ireland
In 1760, John and three brothers (Henry, Andrew, and Joseph) left Belfast, Ireland, for America (they left behind their two sisters).
They arrived in Bew York:
4) Alexander Kirkpatrick -
My great, great-grandfather, Alexander Kirkpatrick, was born around 1800 in Cork, Ireland.
Alexander Kirkpatrick married Susanne Nimmo about 1830. They have three children:
From Ireland, the three (James Henry, Mary, and Thomas), went to Canada and then settled in Cleveland, Ohio to start what is
known as "The Kirkpatricks from Cleveland".
- James Henry born August 12, 1830 in Northern, Ireland
- Mary born August 4, 1831 in Northern, Ireland
- Thomas born February 18, 1835 in Belfast, Antrim, Ireland.
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KIRKPATRICKS ON THE INTERNET:
- Irael R. Kirkpatrick - born February 14, 1796.
On January 6, 1823, Israel marries Maria Ward. Israel dies on March 3, 1835 and she later marries a second time on February 23, 1836 to Emanuel Henry Custer.
They have five children. One of those is General George Armstrong Custer
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