Unfortunately, her information is inconsistent. Bruna states in some places that James McGuire is from County Fermanagh, Ireland. This is possible as this county has been a Maguire/McGuire stronghold for hundreds of years.
|Enniskillen Castle in County Fermanagh, Ireland, built by Gaelic Maguires nearly 600 years ago.|
memorial which states:
"Largely responsible for bringing the first library and starting the Women's Club of Owensboro. The Kentucky Room of the Daviess Co., Library holds what people once referred to as the 'Mary Hale Dean Traveling Library' of genealogical research of area families."
A quick search for the Daviess County Kentucky Library shows that their website does indeed include information on the Kentucky Room. I have sent the staff a note to see if any of Mary Hale Dean's research is archived in the Kentucky Room. Perhaps I will be able to find more conclusive links to the origins of James McGuire.