- John William Stirling I and Martha Cosgrove of Ireland
- John was born in Ireland, his parents or Grandparents came to Ireland from Scotland in the 1700's. The family legend is that his ancestors, a Lord and Lady Stirling immigrated to start a Presbyterian Church with preacher John Knox
- Joseph Sterling & Mary Porter from Ireland & Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
- Joseph came from Derry, Ireland, and was a early settler of Derry, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania. He has quite a large posterity!