John Harrington was born c1811 in Bantry, County Cork, Ireland, and died 22 Feb 1892. He came to NB in 1820 with his parents and settled at Chatham, Northumberland County. In 1839 he married Elizabeth O’Keeffe, also from County Cork, born c1819.
They had at least eleven children. Mentioned were:
1) Ann Harrington b. c1841
2) Mary Harrington born c1842
3) Elizabeth Harrington born c1843
4) Ellen Harrington born c1846
5) Timothy Harrington born c1850: settled in Chatham, NB
6) John J. Harrington: went to Bathurst, NB
7) Joanna Harrington.
PANB:MC80/2184 W.D. Hamilton’s Dictionary of Miramichi Biography.
See also the 1851 census for Chatham Parish.
William Christopher Harrington was born c1847 in Ireland, and died 1 Feb 1924 in Alberta. He married Charlotte May Kenny, born c1855 in NB, died 21 Mar 1928 in BC.
His son John Charles Harrington b. 25 Dec 1877 at Campbellton, New Brunswick: moved to British Columbia.
PANB:MC1/Harrington, 5 pages.