My apologies for taking so long to respond to your last post.
You asked if I knew of any westward migration in my family. Actually, I know very little about the McGeehan line, other than what I mentioned in my first post. The only westward migration I have certain knowledge of is this: my grandfather Daniel Patrick Higgins (son of Patrick Higgins and Bridget McGeehan Higgins) left PA sometime after 1900, and after a stay in Washington D C, went to Chicago, Illinois, and then to Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he lived the remainder of his life.
There is one other item that I haven't been able to prove, as yet. My grandfather had a cousin (I haven't even been able to prove the relationship yet) named Frank Boyle, who became a judge in Juneau, Alaska. I have found that there was a man of that name in Juneau in 1917, as an on-line database shows a WWI draft registration for a Francis Aloysius Boyle (born June 1, 1877)in Juneau. Furthermore, a 1930 Hazleton newspaper gives a brief mention of "Judge Frank Boyle of Juneau, Alaska" as visiting his sister (a Mrs. O'Donnell) in Hazleton. The only other information I have so far comes from my Aunt Peggy, who remembers receiving a letter from Judge Boyle when her father (my grandfather) died in 1947.
Hope I haven't gotten too far off track here, but perhaps the information might be helpful in determining if we have a connection.