Looking for possible links between Dallas and Neill families of Northern Ireland.My grandfather was possibly named after a Dallas ancestor.He was Dallas Neill (1868-1945).His grandfather was Robert Neill dob ca 1808, Ireland.His mother was Jane (?) dob ca 1811 in Ireland. Their grandson and my grandfather may be a name tie between these families.
All help appreciated.
Robert and Jane Neill are in New York state by 1832 when first child, William, born.They may be in 1840 NY census, but are definitely found in the U.S. in the 1850 census of Dryden Township, Tompkins County, New York.Have not found port of entry (suspect it was Canadian since found nothing in U.S. entry records).