DESMOND:

James Desmond
born 22 Nov 1830 in Ireland, s/o Patrick and Johanna (Mahoney) Desmond, d. 24 Mar 1918. Came to NB in May 1847. Settled in Chatham, Northumberland County
Married 1st – 1851 to Charlotte Kerr d/o Adam and Rose (McGuiness) Kerr of Alnwick Parish

Married 2nd – 1873 to Sarah B. Wynne of Chatham

Had two sons by his second wife:
1) Patrick J. Desmond
2) Daniel Desmond who moved to Portland, ME.


Married 3rd – 1887 to Joanna Sweeney

PANB:MC80/2184 W.D. Hamilton’s Dictionary of Miramichi Biography.
James Desmond had siblings Patrick Desmond, Ellen Desmond and Daniel Desmond. 


John Desmond born in Ireland. He came to NB in 1840 and first settled in Douglastown and then at Buctouche, Kent County. He married and had issue.

The only child mentioned was Patrick Desmond b. 1826 in County Cork, Ireland, d. 1880, m. Sarah Fitzpatrick born in Chatham, NB, d/o Luke and Mary (O’Leary) Fitzpatrick from County Wexford, Ireland.


PANB:MC80/338 I. Allen Jack’s Biographical Review, page 152.


Patrick Desmond b. c1803 in Ireland, m. Johanna Mahoney b. c1811 in Ireland. The couple came to NB in 1847 and settled at Chatham, Northumberland County.

Children mentioned were:
1) James Desmond b. 22 Nov 1830
2) Patrick Desmond b. c1837, d. 11 Mar 1903, married 1864 Susan Sheridan d/o John and Ann (Duffy) Sheridan, all natives of Ireland. They settled at Chatham and raised a large family.
3) Ellen Desmond born c1839
4) Mary Desmond born c1843
5) Daniel Desmond b. c1846
6) Amora Desmond b. c1850.


PANB:MC80/2184 W.D. Hamilton’s Dictionary of Miramichi Biography.
See also the 1851 Chatham Parish census.