Michael Joseph Gunning was born in Westmeath Ireland. He was the son of Michael and Delia Gunning. he was born on February 3, 1876 and moved to Providence, Rhode Island. He married Elizabeth Dalton the daughter of Patrick and Mary Dalton.He did have a sister, May and some family went to England. If you are connected possibly, please contact me. The Gunnings by the way were shepherds and farmers.