Sandi, Thomas Wiley was born in Ulster Ireland in 1751.He came to Charleston, South Carolina with his parents and brother and sisters in January 1768 on the brigantine Chichester, master William Reid, from Belfast, Ireland.His parents were Thomas born 1712, Jane born 1720, and his siblings were Elizabeth born 1748, Henry born 1749, Jane born 1751, Ann born 1758, and Margaret, born 1760. Dobson, David. "Irish Emigrants in North America [1670-1830]," Part Six. Baltimore, MD, USA: Genealogical Publishing Co., 2003. There was a Samuel Wyly who came to Brunswick, NC in 1751 from Dublin, but I don't know if he was related or not. I know that Clayton Cox, "Appalachia Crossroads" says that Samuel was a brother, but so far I haven't found any evidence to show that this was true.