born in stirling,scotland about 1836. died in chicago,il. about 1919. brother james,donald,sister isabella. came to america in about 1880 and family came later. he married bridgit kelly who had come from ireland as an infant. some of there children were agnes,bridgit,ellen,mary,isabella, margaret,joseph allen and patrick. ellen married john moriarity and moved to indianapolis,in.she is my grandmother. to my knowledge most every one else styed in chicago. i was in stirling in july of 2006. i vivisted the gentleman at cowian`s hospital that was doing searches for visitors and had looked up the same people. he believed this visitor was allan dow and his son and they were from chicago.