Researching Robert McCreery b. Ireland he was in Beaver Co., PA1830, Ripley Co., IN in 1840. Father of James b. 1811 Ireland (and perhaps Sarah b. 1816 Ireland and Alexander b. 1823 Ireland) who went to Ripley Co. m. Cynthia Johnson 1840 in Ripley.In Hancock Co., IL 1850. Children James N. b. 1841,John b. 1844, Henry Clay b. 1846, Anna Jane b. 1849, Cynthia b. 1851, Caroline b. 1863, Robert b. 1854, Emma b. 1856. Most children m. in Adams and Hancock counties, IL.