James "Rufus" O'Neal was born to possibly Donald O'Neal. He was born ABT 1750, we believe in Ireland. We are not sure of the middle name. Record show James came over to the US first before returning to Ireland to get Frances. James married twice, Frances McCloud married ABT 1790, which they had 7 children, Elizabeth, John 1790), Custis (1792), Phebe, James Mullen (1796), Rebecca and Rachel. His 2nd wife Nancy Unknown I have no children. James moved his family to Wilson County, Tenn. where he did ABT 1820. James first wife Frances died ABT 1800, we believe in North Carolina.