Are you aware of the excellent research that Kevin Moroney has done on your Minouge family from Sheeaun, Scarriff Co Clare.
It includes your grandfather James Minogue born Jun 14 1910 New Mexico.
Your great grandfather Michael Minogue born Nov 22 1866 Sheeaun (including his work as a foreman on the Union Pacific Railroad in 1919)
Your great great grandfather James Minouge born 1826.
Check out Moroney/Patterson/Flynn in the public member trees.