James Sterrett

about 1630–
County Antrim, Ireland

The Life of James

James Sterrett was born about 1630, in County Antrim, Ireland. He married Grizzel Cochran in 1679.

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James Sterrett
1630–
Grizzel Cochran
1623–
Marriage: 1679

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1679
Ireland

World Events (3)

1641

Age 11

Great Catholic-Gaelic rebellion for return of lands, later joined by Old English Catholics in Ireland. Under leadership of Irish chieftain, Rory O'More, conspiracy was formed to seize Dublin and expel the English. English settlers were driven out of Ulster. Catholics hold 59% of land in Ireland.
1649

Age 19

The Protestant Lord Protector of England, Oliver Cromwell, landed at Dublin. His troops killed 2,000 men. A great part of lands in Munster, Leinster and Ulster (Drogheda and Wexford) was confiscated and divided among the English soldiers.
1672

Age 42

Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.

Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Start .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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