William Stinson born about 1766, came or was cleared and sent to Ireland. There he married Jane Higgins alleged born in Ireland date unknown and died in Ireland about 1825. William and his 3 sons (William, James and Charles) emigrated to what is now Ontario, Canada. William (sr) died in Canada 1941. James went west and contact was lost. Charles moved to United States where she died. William gave his place of birth as Enniskillen, Ireland, October 1817 to 1820. In later life William (Jr) was active in the Methodist Church at Morpeth, Kent County, Ontario. Religious affiliation in Ireland is not known.