In answer to your questions, his wife's name was Mary Hooper she too was born in Dublin, Ulster Province, Ireland about 1726. Her father was Bishop Hooper. This information can be found at the Alabama Department of Archives and History. Their grandson, John Caffey 1751-1826 a Revolutionary War Patriot, is my 5th great grandfather. His grandfather, Micheal was indeed a linen weaver. They migrated here to America before John's birth, first to New Jersey and eventually settling in Maryland.