My wife's g g gandfather Patrick McCarthy married Catherine Tierney She was the sister of Matthew Tierney. He was born 1825. They were born in Limerick.Catherine c 1812.Matthew came first with his parents and brothers in 1847. Catherine had married in 1835 and she and Patrick did not follow him to Hastings Ontario until 1852.Matthew had 10 children many of whom moved to the states. One moved to Toledo Ohio and Matthew's grandaughter Anne (Tierney)'s family were friends with Patrick's grandson Joseph's (Mc)family. Other Tierney sons moved to NY state.Matthew's children in order of birth and all born in Hastings were: Daniel (1847) Ann(1848) Michael(1849)Ellen(1852) Elizabeth (1854) Catherine (1856) John (1858) David (1863) Patrick (1867).Anyone with an ancestor of this time period and recalling that they were born 'in Canada' should drop me a line.