My gg-grandfather was Michael Spellman, born in County Cork, Ireland in 1822. Was in New Orleans (Algiers), LA by 1860's and married Julia Nolan. They both died and are buried in Algiers, LA. They had two children: Mary and John Peter Spellman. Mary married Jules Amann and had on son, Donald Albert Amann. John married Carrie (Carolina) Peterson and had: Matthew, John, Mary, Velma, Theodore, Walter, Ernest (my grand-father), and Cecilia. Be happy to exchange information.