My wife Alison's ancestral families include:


  • Brown families of Lanarkshire and Wigtownshire, Scotland and Bakersfield, Vermont
  • Walsh family of St. Paul, Minnesota
  • McManus and McBride families of Shieldsville, Rice County, Minnesota and St. Paul, Minnesota
  • Lynch and McGrath families of Sullivan County, New York
  • Pistor family of London and Lincolnshire, England 
  • Blunden  Family of Burnham, Essex