Carew and Sullivan Families Homestead in Canada

From the previous post, two branches of my family were brought to Canada from Ireland as part of an emigration program to relocate pauper farmers. These farmers would rent small plots of land from wealthy British landowners and would try to eke out a living. There was a lot of political unrest in Ireland at … More Carew and Sullivan Families Homestead in Canada

The First of My Carew and Sullivan Ancestors in North America

It is May 10, 1825 and the Carew family is boarding the ship Fortitude in Cork Harbor, Cork, Ireland. Six days later, the Sullivan family is boarding the ship, Amity. These are two of nine ships that are sailing to Canada as part of an emigration known as the Peter Robinson Settlers. A total of … More The First of My Carew and Sullivan Ancestors in North America