Just starting research on my husbands side of the family. Im having alot of trouble Finding information for his Grand father James J Gillespie supposedly he was born on the boat coming here on Oct 1, 1900.d-Dec.5, 1958 Brooklyn New York. His Mothers name is Ellen Mary Gillespie, dont know his fathers name. James J married Francis Litts b-June 6, 1912 d-March 18, 1971 Long Island New York. James and Francis had the following children Louis Henry b- March 7, 1935, Ellen, Anne, Joseph, and James. Any help at all would be greatly appreciated. Please feel free to e-mail me.