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[Bann Valley] Re: Looking for Info on Jamieson's of North Gower Ontario

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   J. Ronald Eastman <REastman@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello BannValley List Members:

> Allow me to introduce myself. I believe that I am descended from the
> Jamieson family of the Garvaugh, Moneydig, Culleyrammer, Kilrea area of
> Northern Ireland. My name is Ron Eastman. My grandfather (Ernest Roy
> Eastman, 1874-1957) was born out of wedlock in Kars, North Gower
> Township, Carleton County, Ontario, Canada. He was given the surname of
> his mother, Jane Ermina Eastman (1849-1910). A few years after he was
> born, she married John G. Jamieson of Wellington Village (as Kars was
> called then). From DNA testing I've come to the tentative conclusion
> that John G. Jamieson is in fact my great grandfather - i.e., that my
> grandfather's father eventually married my grandfather's mother - a
> great love story!

> So, now the Bann Valley. Assuming I'm really a Jamieson, I can trace
> them back to a John Jamieson (1757-1839) and Matilde Hill (dates
> unknown) that first came to Ontario from somewhere in the Garvaugh,
> Moneydig, Culleyrammer, Kilrea area. Does anyone have any information
> about them? My Y-DNA test (ok ... I've had just about every DNA test
> possible) suggests I am Scots-Irish with origins somewhere in
> (southwest?) Scotland.

> Thanks. I look forward to any information you might have.

> Ron Eastman

Hello and welcome

The Jamieson family was certainly prominent in the area and there are aot
of mentions in the records and also in the maiing list archives.

Have you used the site search to look for Jamison? There are a large
number of hits.

             Richard Torrens  - Genealogy@xxxxxxxxxxx
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