Jonathan Grimshaw b.abt 1795,Leeds?,Eng
Am looking for connection to JONATHAN GRIMSHAW, b abt 1795, occupation: clothier.He mar. Elizabeth Pratt in 1820, and had seven children:DAVID, b 1823, m Esther Rhodes; JOB, b 1825, m Hannah ?;BENJAMIN, b 1828 in Leeds, Eng, m Sara Ann Pullan;FANNY, b 1828;ELIZABETH, b 1831, m Mr Swaine;EMMA, b 1834, m James Bannister, and MAY, b 1836.
Though the family is from Leeds, England area, some of the members migrated to the USA and settled in Erie CO, PA.Benjamin Grimshaw's daughter, Jane, married her cousin, William Aaron Grimshaw, b 1847 in Leeds.Benjamin and his family settled in North East Twp, Erie CO, PA and built the CASS and GRIMSHAW WOOLEN MILL.Mr Cass lived in the next township and supposedly raised the sheep for the mill's woolen goods.The story goes that the mill was commissioned to make Army blankets for the Union Army during the Civil War.Also, the Grimshaws made trips back and forth to Leeds for weaving supplies.
Does anyone connect to these GRIMSHAWS?