James McEwen- B.1717 D.1766

by Jennifer McEwen-Valdovinos
(Reno, Nevada)

Hello, I am new to researching my family history.


I have started on ancesty.com and traced my family back to James McEwen and his wife Isabella McEwen, who left from Perthshire, Scotland in 1746 and landed in Pennsylvanian.

I would love to know find out more on them...

As in why would the have emigrated to America at this time? Or anything else I could about them.

I know James' parents are Norman Huge McEwen, and Caroline Ann Dunn, but beyond their names I don't know anything, where they are from or anything. Any help or suggestions short of actually going to Scotland would be appreciated. Thank you guys.

Also, a funny tid-bit I named my children Isabella, and James before ever thinking of doing research. :-)

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