Genealogies, Necrology and Reminiscences of the "Irish Settlement"


Genealogies, Necrology and Reminiscences of the "Irish Settlement" - Rev. John C. Clyde. This book is a record of those Scotch-Irish Presbyterian families who were the first settlers in the “Forks of the Delaware” now Northampton County in Pennsylvania. The Genealogy section contains nearly 300 family names. The Necrology section contains all the inscriptions on the tombstones in the old Settlement graveyard. The Reminiscences section gives a more detailed look at the Settlement itself. Items included in this section are the date of the Settlement, the Settlement in the French and Indian War and the Revolutionary War, the minutes of the Settlement academy, Rosebrughs family history, and the relations between the settlers and the Native Americans, along with many other interesting articles. An appendix is also included which contains supplemental information on more than fifty of the Settlement families and their connections. Many maps highlight the book. (1879), 2010, 5½x8½, paper, index, 422 pp.

ISBN: 9780788410208