Immigration of irish quakers

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George Fox was leader and founder of the quakers in ireland,although he was born in england,although the meeting place was in ireland the largest amount of members came from england and scotland;                                                                                                                                                        

sources;Imigration of Irish Quakers in Pennsyvania 1682-1750 (with early history in Ireland)by,Albert Cook Myers.                                                     2. Thomas Ellwoods testomony in Fox Journels.
in The Tree House by Elizabeth Joslin G2G6 Mach 1 (12.5k points)
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it looks like we are relation through you g-grandfather and your great grandmother on you fathers side.christopher thomas shaw is our 11th great grand father.
christopher thomas shaw was from england,but his family came out of scotland.

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My Thornton ancestors were Presbyterian Scots/Irish but my father's DNA matches some Thorntons who were Quakers who immigrated to Pennsylvania. It is possible that our common ancestor left England for Ireland, making them Irish Quakers.
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