Margaret:My gg-grandfather, James CARSON, claimed to be from Co Tyrone. b 1800 (Tombstone says town of Sessions, I suspect Sessia or Sessiaugh, possibly in parish of Tullyniskan. Parents are currently unknown. d 10 JAN 1854, Carsonville, Venango, PA. m before 1830, Mariah SHAW, b. 10 MAR 1810, IRE; d 27 MAR 1872, Carsonville, Venango, PA) Came to America 1833, settled Allegheny Twp, Venago, PA, area came to be known as Carsonville. Children: William John CARSON, Robert Shaw CARSON, Mary Jane CARSON, Joseph A CARSON, Sarah Ann CARSON, James Johnson CARSON, Maria E CARSON, Andrew Charles CARSON, Ledford McClelland CARSON. Siblings: Joseph CARSON (m Martha ORR), John CARSON (m Mary NEALY), Mary Ann CARSON (m James ANDERSON), Daniel CARSON (m Elizabeth PATTERSON) If any of these seem familiar, I can supply considerable information on descendents.