States: Pennsylvania: Lackawanna
Looking for information/connections on MEEKINS, MICHINS family that emigrated from Ireland and first appeared in the 1850 Philadelphia, PA census. The 1850 census indicates Luke MEEKINS c 1813 and his wife Margaret MC LOUGHLIN, MC LAUGHLIN c 1829 had large family. Luke MEEKINS family first settled in Philadelphia, moved to Lancaster,PA and then to Wilkes Barre, PA before many of them moved on. The early generation Appear to stayed in Philadelphia while many settled in Wilkes Barre area. Some moved to Scranton, PA; Bloomsburg, PA;, Dunmore, PA , Anchorage, Alaska and to various cities in New Jersey. Some of the names associated with the MEEKINS family include CORBETT, KAYS, HOWER, WARNER, SHANLEY, MAGNIER,O'NEILL, MCLAUGHLIN, MC LOUGHLIN, GRAF,DWYER, HOLT, SULLIVAN. At this time we don't have a clue or a lead as to where in Ireland the MEEKINS, MICHINS homeplace. Any help or suggestions are appreciated. Please contact Walton J. SULLIVAN at firstname.lastname@example.org . Thank u..
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