My Ladens/Leydens were also from Clare in a place called Ballymacaula. . They settled in Pennsylvania then upstate New York and New Jersey. Could you be part of this family? My gggrandfather was John Layden b. 1818 his wife was Mary Faul/Fall b. 1829. They had the following children Bridget b. 1846, James b. 1849, Daniel b. 1852, Mary b. 1856 and Patrick b. 1959. .