James Hickey was born in Ireland in 1812. Family stories indicate that he was from County Cork. He emigrated to the United States sometime prior to 1838, the year he became a naturalized citizen of the US. He resided in Baltimore, Maryland.His father's name was also James Hickey. He married Elizabeth M.E.A. Hayes in 1841. Any information on this family that you may be able to provide would be greatfully appreciated.