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From: "a l l y" <>
Subject: Re: Help needed to resolve James Milvain ancestry
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2003 21:36:07 -0000
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Sam Sloan wrote in message <>...
|Help needed to resolve James Milvain ancestry
|My great-great-great-great-grandfather was James Milwain, who was
|in 1755 in Wigtown County, Scotland. His wife was Jean Paul or Jean
|Saul (1749-1835) who was said to be the sister of John Paul Jones,
|famous American Revolutionary War sea captain. However, the book by
|Don Thomson expresses the view that she was not the sister of John
|Paul Jones. I still believe that she was, in part because all of my
|Graham Family relatives have heard this story from their ancestors
|believe that she was. However, that is not the issue I am discussing

John Paul Jones came from Whitehaven, Cumbria, so his sister would be
English, not Scots.


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