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Old 22nd September 2014, 21:16
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Originally Posted by Goofysince1928 View Post
Apparently, my ancestry is the Kerrs of Ferniehirst. If my research is correct, my ancestor Andrew Kerr (Carr) 1622 -1653 immigrated to Barbados. Then his son, John, immigrated to Charleston, SC. I wonder why they immigrated to Barbardos?
Immigrated or transported ?
The Kerrs /Carrs were one of the Boarder Reiver Families , some of whom were planted in Ireland by Queen Elizabeth I , King James VI & I , Cromwell et al , and your ancestor could have been transported to Barbados from there ,
or from the Border Country itself .

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