Biographies

The blue-eyed lassie and the Renwicks in Ithaca by William Heidt, Jr.

Author:

Heidt, William,

Title:

The blue-eyed lassie and the Renwicks in Ithaca

Publisher, Date:

Ithaca, N.Y. : DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County, 1970.

Description:

13 p.

Subject:

Renwick Family.

Jeffries family

Renwick, Jean Jeffrey, 1773-1850.

Renwick, William, d. 1808.

Jeffrey, Andrew.

Ithaca (N.Y.) -- History.

Ithaca (N.Y.) -- Genealogy.

Tompkins County (N.Y.) -- History.

Tompkins County (N.Y.) -- Genealogy.

Other Author:

Burns, Robert, 1759-1796.

DeWitt Historical Society of Tompkins County.

General Notes:

Jean Jeffrey of Dumfries, Scotland was the inspiration for Robert Burns' poem "I gaed a waefu' gate yestreen" (I went a woeful way yesterday night). Jean came to Tompkins County, New York during the early ears of the nineteenth century, as the wife and widow of William Renwick.

Contents:

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Shelf Location:

Local History Collection
Call Number LH-CASE 974.77

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