A family search is a great adventure, a mystery to be solved. My parents journey to visit Aunts, Uncles and Cousins in 1976 generated my interest. The information they provided is a basis for my research.
They indicated our ancestor (John) came from Ireland. He settled in Kentucky where he had seven sons. They were raised in Kentucky and then they went on their way. One settled in Tenn, one in Texas,Arkansas, Missouri,Iowa,& Illinois.One stayed in Kentucky. John was a Millwright and an Orangeman.He could see until he came to McMinnville in 1820.It is said his eye was damaged during the"troubles" in Ireland. I have documentation back to 1806.
Please join me in this adventure.