Thomas Darcy/Dorsey 1860s
Looking for info on my ggf, Thomas Darcy who was born in Ireland abt 1820 (in 1870 U.S. Census) or abt. 1833 (on Headstone). His 1868 U.S. Citizenship papers state his name as Thomas Darcy, and his name on the 1870 U.S. Census is stated as Thomas Dorsey (new spelling/name). He died in 1871 (on Headstone). He definitely lived in both Cortlandtown and Ossining, New York; and may have also lived in Croton, and #46 4th Avenue NYC. Wife named Bridget Leonard (1836-1909), also born in Ireland. Their children’s names are John, Ellen, Delia, Martin, Thomas, Jeremiah (my gf), and James. If they followed the Irish Naming Pattern, Thomas’s father may have been named John Darcy in Ireland. I am trying to make the famous “leap across the pond” so I have no county information. Some of you may know how difficult that can be. I don’t think I can go back any further, so I am going to try to go “sideways” via brothers/cousins etc. or move “forward” from some lineage further back, if possible. Any info would be appreciated.