GAYNOR:

Peter Gaynor
was born in Ireland and died at age 50. He married, in Ireland, Bridget Ford. Born in Ireland, she died at age 99. The family came to America and settled in Newport, RI, then came to NB in 1783 as Loyalists and settled at Saint John.

The only child mentioned was son, James Gaynor b 1751 in Ireland, d. 1821, m. Anna Seely born in CT, died age 56, daughter of Seth Seely, a Loyalist. They settled in Saint John.

Their children were:
1) William Gaynor
2) Joseph Gaynor
3) John Beach Gaynor b. 23 Sep 1797 at Saint John, m. 1823 Sarah J. Gill, a native of St. Mary’s, d/o Thomas Gill: had six children
4) Alexander Gaynor
5) Catherine Gaynor
6) Ann Gaynor.


PANB:MC80/338 I. Allen Jack’s Biographical Review, pages 281-282.