I am reblogging this as a preview to my next post about what I’ve learned about the Tracey line through YDNA tests so far.
Originally posted on Rosanna's Genealogical Thoughts:
Teague Tracey (Trassey?)
Our Immigrant Ancestor
by Rosanna Ward
May 22, 2012
There are a few genealogists who have been trying for years to figure out how our branch of Tracey’s came to America and where they came from. We have pretty substantial evidence when tracing our line back to Teague Tracey born 1674 whose first appearance in Maryland, America was about 1679. There is also record of a Teague Trassey being transported to Virginia in 1655 who may be Teague jr.’s father as there is much to suggest that his father was also named Teague. Whether or not these two Teague’s are related has yet to be proven. Teague is an Irish form of Timothy. There are other records of Timothy Tracey in the area around the same time and these may have been one or both Teague’s or possibly a totally different person. Most of the records we…
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