I am a new person on the Gothard ancestry.I am the grandaughter of George Gothard and Vivien (Gillie) Gothard. probably born in Tennesse.George's father fought in the Civil War and he was married to a Martha.My father's name is James or Jimmy.My father is a sibling of 5 children. Vivian, Vera, Carl, Dub, and Jimmy.My father was born in Murphees Borough, TN. in 1910.He died March 23,1998.My father married Irma Gothard(Kirsch).She passed away Nov. 14, 1997.I am one of seven siblings. In order of our birth: Gary Gothard, James Gothard, Nancy Gothard (Schleede, David Gothard, Sandra Gothard (Griep, Scott Gothard, and Mark Gothard.My father settled in the suburb of Plymouth, Michigan. I would like to know how far we can trace back our lineage.Thank you.