hi. i am doing my father's side family tree and have now hit a brick wall. my ggg grandfather came to scotland first documentastion 1851 lodger calder iron works. he married a mary mcmahon 1853 mearns scotland and i have all records after this. i believe him to have been born some were in donegal around letterkenny or surrounding area's and believe his parents to be james mcdade or varient and his mother margaret/mary mcgunnigal or varient. both parents born between 1805/1816 in donegal... my ggg grandfather was called daniel mcdade was born in the region of 1830/1836 we believe donegal again letterkenny rathmelton but dont know for sure if you can help i would be greatful as i am at the moment saveing up the money to come to donegal and do some searching. it is possible that the mothers name i have is incorrect. as i feel that it may be catherine as this was the name of daniels first born daughter.