If you are having a difficult time discovering more information about your ancestor, maybe it is time to contact someone local to your ancestor.

Do a search online for a local genealogy or historical society.  Someone there may be able to answer questions that you have.  (If not, they may be able to point you in the right direction.)  Also, look on Facebook.  Is there a county group there?

You never know what someone local may be able to do for you.