More on Chas Darrah line
Charles came to America about the same time as his brother, Thomas, but there is no record of his actual date of arrival.He was on the assessment list at Nottingham from 1737 to 1747.
He lived in Windham, New Hampshire and is recorded as having sold 112 acres south of Cobbett's Pond to Samuel McAdams for 201 pounds on April 4, 1741. [Source: History of Hudson, NH, Webster, p 168]
Yes the family is Irish. According to the Ulster Scot Historical Society in Belfast, Ireland, the name is Scotish in origin. Variations include Darraugh, Darroch, Darragh, Darrow.The name is found in various forms in most northern counties of Ireland.Londonderry county has a large number of Darrah families who emigrated to England & America.
Thomas Darrah, brother of Charles, came from Ireland in 1725.He married Agnes Thompson and settled in Graeme Park & Deep Run, Pennsylvania.They had 2 sons Henry and William.
Henry married Ann Jamison.He was a Capt in the Revolution and died in 1782 and is buried at Deep Run, PA
William married Rebecca Thompson, d/o of Robert.William served with Benjamin Frankin's Reg't, Lehigh Frontiersman, in 1757.