John Harkins was born c1790 in Ireland, and died 7 Jul 1837. He came to NB and settled in Newcastle, Northumberland County. He married, in 1831, Sarah Richey from New Park, County Antrim, Ireland, born about 1792. She came to NB in September 1823 and died 18 Oct 1860.
PANB:MC80/2184 W.D. Hamilton’s Dictionary of Miramichi Biography.