The Nolan's as a family came over to America on the S.S. Siberian passenger ship which was built at the Govan Shipbuilding Co. in Glasgow, Scotland and launched on June 12,1884. It was owned and operated by the J & A Allan Line according to www.Norwayhertiiage.com
Were the other children that immigrated to America already here?
The following is record found on Family Search, from the " Massachusetts, Boston Passenger Lists, 1820-1891"
Nolan, Margaret, 11, fem, native country Scotland, going to Grafton
When I was doing research for this blog posting on February 21, 2015 on FamilySearch.org I found under "Boston, Passenger Lists," 1848-1891, Index and Images another card that states they were born in Ireland and their last residence was Johnstone (Scotland), so I know this is the right family.
The most amazing fact is they brought all their things to America in a total of 8 suitcases.
After William Nolan dies his wife Annie (Eliza) is living with their youngest son John Nolan and his family in the same town (Grafton) along with John's sister Maggie (Margaret).