JOICE/JOYCE – (Patrick JOICE/JOYCE br abt 1792 m to Ellen McDADE br 1793
There is a family story which has them coming from Connemara, Co Galway (Oral family history) …1st found in US in 1824 in Pittsburgh Pa..know came with some children br Ireland…possibly 2 sons and known daughter Catherine br 1820 Ire.
Catherine sometime during the 1820s became blind… Children br Pittsburgh Pa…Ann br 1824, John br 1826, Thomas br 1827, Sarah br 1829, Bridget br 1831, Rosanna br 1932, Patrick br 1834, Ellen br 1838…only have info on son Thomas and his descendents. My information re children br Pittsburgh, Pa came from the Diocese of Pittsburgh Pa records…info re children br Ire. came from census records for Pittsburgh, Pa.),