Looking for more info on Sheehans from Sangamon County Illinois. James Sheehan married Ellen Flynn in Ireland. They had a child, Thomas F., in County Waterford, Mar. 2, 1848. James and Ellen immigrated to the States, travelling aboard the British Ship Virginia, arriving in New Orleans Dec. 18, 1849, leaving Thomas F. in Ireland. They soon settled in Springfield, Illinois, giving birth to 9 more children. Thomas F. would later immigrate travelling onboard the British Ship Nebraska, arriving in New York, Oct. 8, 1867, and move into his parents house in Springfield, Illinois.
Children/Spouses of the children of James and Ellen:
Thomas F./ Bridget Tobin Henry Edward/ Anna Josephine Salmon William Foley/ ???? Bridget A./ George Fredrick Doerfler Michael/ Katherine Spearman Eleanor/ ???? Joseph Richard / Anna Francis Ellinger Morris J./ Maggie ? James Bernard/ ???? Alice Frances/ ???? Ellen/ Peter Lauterbach(Lauterback) Martin/ Margaret Bresnan