Seeking identity of the PARENTS of Samuel JESSOP, born 4 October 1817 in Ireland. He attended school in Ireland and it is believed that he had ties in County Offaly, although this has not yet been proven. No information on his father’s given name has been confirmed. His mother’s name may have been Mary Wilde, although there have been no sources found to confirm this. The only known sibling is his sister Isea JESSOP who married BRADSHAW. Samuel immigrated to America before 1843. He married Hannah DODDS in 1843 and they had two children, Elizabeth Mary JESSOP Hannah JESSOP. After his wife’s death he was remarried to Anne SEXSMITH in 1850 and they had seven children; Caroline Melissa JESSOP AJ JESSOP Susan Penrose JESSOP Frances Anne Hazelin JESSOP Walter George JESSOP Margaret Ann JESSOP Katherine JESSOP Samuel lived in Cayuga, Haldimand County, Toronto, Ontario, Canada and then later in Dunnville, Monck, Ontario, Canada. He died 18 October 1905 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and is buried in Prospect Cemetery in Toronto. There has been no record of his parents’ residence found nor any evidence that they immigrated.