Place of migration:
Migrated to/Born in USA

James Leigh was baptized into Kilcullen Parish on 1 Dec 1796

James married Catharine Murphy, also of Kilcullen Parish.

James and Catharine moved and lived with their children about 1828 to Cutler, Maine, USA until Catharine passed away in 1849.

About 1851, the entire family left Maine for Wisconsin where they were pioneers in the new State.

James remarried to a lady named Rosanna.

James died in 1871.

Sons:
John, settled near Oconto, Wisconsin
Captain James, Jr sailed the Great Lakes for 28 years without losing on soul. Retired to become a hotelier in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Peter settled near Berlin, Wisconsin where he farmed. His father lived near or with Peter.
Thomas

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Dec 1796 VIEW SOURCE
Date of Death 1871 (circa) VIEW SOURCE

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