Maureen S. Farrell
My father's grandfather left Ireland as a 16-year-old and came across the Atlantic alone. His father met him when he arrived. One story said he had no idea anyone would be meeting him, let alone his father. He worked as a cooper in Brooklyn, NY, where he moved to from Jersey City, NJ. Little else is known of him, except for the newspaper article found a few years ago of his serving in the Civil War.