Michael Head was know as "Captain Michael Head" and was apparently in the Army in Ireland. There are many Heads in the Tipperary area and many of them were military men. According to family tradition the children of Michael Head came to the United States traveling through Canada. Based on when they started appearing in census' they apparently were part of the massive exodus caused by the Irish Potato Famine. The children of Micael head were:
ChildWhen BornMarried ToWhere Settled
Martin1816Margaret KingNapoleon, Henry County, Ohio
Michael1830Margaret HealySt. Louis
Bridget1834William IrvineDayton, Ohio
Rose1838UnknownWarren County, Ohio
Mary1838Warren County
John1843UnknownDayton, Ohio
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