From my research, nothing new has come up. Just that he came from either Ayrshire, Scotland, Point of Ayr, Flintshire Wales, or Aryrn, Flintsire Wales.
If anyone goes over, they need to contact Karl Howle in Staffordshire who has the same DNA.
I did travel to Goldsboro this past March and meet up with long-lost family members. Several of them still run large farming operations.