Tracey Immigration – Surname Saturday

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.

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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About Rosanna Ward

Rosanna is a devoted mother of four children, two of which are homeschool graduates. She currently homeschools her 11 and 6 year old sons. Rosanna is a homeschool graduate and a graduate of Oral Roberts University: She grew up in Tulsa and has been homeschooling here for the past eleven years. Rosanna has loved family history for as long as she can remember and love genealogy for the stories of her ancestors.
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