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

Dear Linde. Thank you so much for all this information. I did receive the attachment you sent through the list. This is all excellent information.


-----Original Message-----
From: Linde Lunney [mailto:lindelunney@xxxxxxxxx] 
Sent: Saturday, November 11, 2017 9:13 AM
To: BannValley@xxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [Bann Valley] Looking for Info on Jamieson's of North Gower Ontario

Dear Ron

yes I knew I'd been in touch with a Jamieson descendant. And it was 17 years ago! hope my correspondent is still reachable. I'll sent the attachments to your own email address. Linde

On 11 November 2017 at 12:52, Linde Lunney <lindelunney@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Ron
> I have connections to Jamiesons of the Moneydig/ Garvagh area through 
> two or three marriages but I have no likely DNA connection. I do 
> however keep an eye on them, they are an interesting family, with a 
> very long history in that area. One of my Torrens relatives (,not sure 
> what relation) married  a Margaret Jamieson daughter of Jonathan 
> Jameson of Movanagher and their son Jonathan Torrens married another 
> Margaret Jameson, presumably his cousin  I am in touch with 
> descendants of that marriage but I don't know if they have taken DNA tests.
> I am also connected to Jamiesons through Jane Jamieson of Brookfield 
> Garvagh who was first wife of my several times great grandfather John 
> Toye of the Quarter, Cullyrammer who died in 1876. There were children 
> of the first marriage to Jane, several emigrated to Rhode Island. As 
> did at least one of the second family. There were Toyes, incidentally, 
> who emigrated to Canada.they went to Toye's Hill, Dundas county, 
> Ontario
> Mullin's book on Aghadowey mentions a proto industrialist in the area, 
> Robert Jameson of Brookfield who had a bleach green.
> Do you get John Jameson's Jam*son newsletter? I can put you in touch 
> if you want.
> I am sure I have been in touch with at least one other Jameson descendant.
> I'll check ancient emails and will reply again Linde Lunney
> On 11 Nov 2017 06:15, "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
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