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cossat, cozad, cossart, early american settlers

Journal by klucky75

the cossat or cosart, cozad, and a few other spellings from early america. the mcilraths,cosarts, aikmans, brainards, they all kind of married brothers and sisters of their spouses family members. they all kind of came over from the old countries about the same time, to settle in the new world. like possibly new jersey, pennsylvania, ohio, iowa,. my gggrandfathers name was james mcilrath, he was born in ohio about 1850. he was being raised by solon mcilrath and eliza ann (jenne) mcilrath, not sure if they were his biological parents or not? solons fathers name was samuel mcilrath and i think his mothers maiden last name was brainard, like maybe lucy might have been her first name. solon and elizas other childrens names were samuel thompson mcilrath, who i think worked for the early railroads as soon as he was old enough to probably retirement. also their was a younger sister named jenne bell mcilrath who i think may have married a man with the last name carroll, not positive but i think someone with the last name carroll published a family line geneology book of the familys. tried to find but was no longer being published. her name was something like rose ann carrol or somthing like that? any info would be great. i know these families all lived in ohio about 1780 or 1800s. just want to know what happened to all of the cousins and other familys. my fathers name is richard mcilrath, his fathers name was lewis or louie mcilrath,grandpa louies parents names were james mcilrath and nora (downey) mcilrath, james parents names were james mcilrath and catherine (berg) mcilrath. catherine berg was born in bavria germany about 1853, she came to america as an infant. she settled with her family in ohio. catherine berg then married james mcilrath born ohio 1850 and moved to michigan (shelby) stoney lake michigan to raise a family. they had four girls and one son. grandpa james mcilrath always had a love for the water. he built boats and sailboats on the shores of stoney lake by the channel of lake michigan. grandpa and grandma mac lived in a log cabin he built, you could walk out the back door and go fishing of the dock he built. boats were everywhere around him thats why they called him captain mac. thanks for listining to my story, krisy lee

Surnames: BRAINARD GALAGHER JENNE MCILRATH
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on 2008-11-10 21:19:47

klucky75 , from muskegon michigan, has been a Family Tree Circles member since Apr 2007. is researching the following names: MCILRATH, AIKMAN, JENNE and 15 other(s).

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