My great grandmother was Bridget Ward. She was born in 1849 in Leitrim Mohill Ireland. Her father was John Ward. Acccording a note from my mother she immigrated to America at the age of 16 and was almost kidnapped. She had a brother Patrick that immigrated in 1868 according to a letter from her father and another brother Micahel that immigrated in 1868. In 1884 she and her brother Patrick were living in Brookston Texas which is in Lamar County Texas. She married Hugh Gallagher and they lived in Clarksville Texas for a while. She was buried in Lamar County Texas in 1943.