Paternal Grandfather's Line: McChesney, Came to the American Colonies 1764 from Ulster, Ireland. Prior to that they were Scottish, Norman, and French. Some with notably red hair and grey eyes. Locations an America: PA-VA-SC-NC-KY-AK-TX-CA
McChesney grandmothers' surnames include: Hill Lively, Irwin/Erwin, McGhee, Cash, Taliaferro, , Milliken, Hurst, Fooks, (different line than gmother), Smith, White, Stevenson/Stephenson, Riddell.
Paternal Grandmother’s Male Line: Hill. The Hill family emigrated to the American Colonies from England sometime prior to c. 1735 The earliest known ancestor is William Hill and his oldest child was born in 1736 in Prince Edward, Virginia Colony. No date of birth is given for William, but his will was dated 1770 in Virginia Colony. His son, Davis Hill fought and lost his life in the Revolutionary War in 1781. Many of the extended families of the Hills in America owned slaves. Locations in America: PA-VA-KY-AK-TX-CA.
Maternal Grandfather's Male Line: Jordan. The Jordan family is traced back through DNA to Capt. Samuel Jordan (Jourdon --pronounced JUR-den) b. in 1578 Wiltshire, England, sailed to the "New World" on the Sea Venture in1610. After a shipwreck in the Bahamas arrived in Jamestowne Colony. Our Jordans came from the Isle of Wight, VA area. In America: VA-NC-TN-KY-TX-CA.
Maternal Grandmother’s Male Line: The Lockaby family can be traced back to Dumfries, Scotland (Locherby) 1754 , Scotland; came to the American Colonies. Known for their flaming red hair. Locations in America: VA-SC-NC-TN-GA-MO-TX-CA (note: SC-NC-TN-GA were all Carolina Colonies and in close proximity bordering each other)
It may be possible to confirm family relationships by comparing test results with Grace or other carriers of her ancestors' mitochondrial DNA.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with Grace: