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Title: Nora Scott, Baltimore, to a Member of Stewart Family, Co Down.
CollectionIrish Emigration Database
FileScott, Nora/1
SenderScott, Nora
Sender Genderfemale
Sender Occupationunknown
Sender Religionunknown
OriginBaltimore, Maryland, USA
DestinationCo. Down, N.Ireland
Recipient Genderunknown
Relationshipdistant relatives, Ms Scott writes asking for info
SourceT 1298: Copied by Permission of Miss M Cleland, Ballymacashan, Killinchy, Co Down. #TYPE EMG Letter Relating to the Genealogy of the Stewart Family, Nora Scott, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A. to a Member of the Stewart Family, Co Down, 1908.
ArchivePublic Record Office, N. Ireland
Doc. No.8908176
Partial Date
Doc. TypeEMG
Log23:08:1989 LT created 21:12:1990 MC input 04:01:19
Word Count453
Transcript1) 2112 St Paul St.
Maryland, N. St.
Aug 9 1908

Well Well Well!!!

And what is the mater now? If my recollection be not proving false, it has been months and months since I answered your last letter and acknowledged the receipt of your little picture of yourself, but not one line in reply have I gotten. I do not know if it be fortunate or unfortunate, but I always write just - the way I happen to be feeling at the time, and as it has been so long since I last wrote to you I do not remember first what sort of a letter I did write any further than that it was quite a long one. - I fear forever, that it could not have been to your liking & am sorry for I have always enjoyed hearing from you all very much - I wonder will you think it too much trouble to answer this one real soon and [to?] tell me (if you can) what relation was John Stewart (eldest son of John Stewart of Ballymarren or Ballymorren)and who died Aug 13 1642 & was buried in the old Killyleagh Church Yard with 7 other children of John Stewart of Ballymarren or Ballymorran - to James Stewart who was born April 27 1698 & married Jennet Shaw Feb 18, 1724? This James Stewart was the father of John Stewart born Feb 13, 1727 who married Jane Carr & died Jan 28 1810 & was buried in the new Killyleagh Church Yard. He was, John who mar.[married?] J. Carr you know, the father of Mary Stewart (my great = grandmother) and of John Carr Stewart (your great grandfather) Do you happen to know who was the wife of this man I mentioned first - John eldest
son of John of Ballymarren or Ballymorran - and of this mother who was of course the wife of John Stewart of Ballymorran or Ballymarren? The records you sent me of these old gravestones & the copies of he register of births & marriages & kept by the Session Clerk George Irvine, spell that place Ballymarren in one place & Ballymorran in another, so I do not know which
is correct as I am not familiar with the various places over in your beautiful "Emerald" Island". I am anxious to trace the family back and the more I can find out for myself the better it will be and the less expensive
it will be for me. I suppose you know already in fact have known all along, that your family on you mother's side dates back to first king of Scotland, crowned A.D. 854 & Known as Kenneth 11. He conquered the picts & was crowned "king of Scotland" [?] [?]