Edward Keary, born c1793 in Ireland, died 20 Jun 1866. He came to NB around 1816 and first settled in Nelson Parish, Northumberland County, then moved to Chatham, NB. He married (1st), 1818, Catherine Power of Nelson, born – , died 1835. He married (2nd), 1836, Elizabeth (Baldwin) Griffin, widow of Thomas Griffin. He had six children by first wife and six children by second marriage.
children mentioned were:
1) William Keary b. c1837
2) Richard Keary b. c1839
3) Charles Keary b. c1840
4) Ann Keary born c1842
5) Thomas F. Keary b. c1844: later moved to Bathurst
6) Robert Keary born c1849.
PANB:MC80/2184 W.D. Hamilton’s Dictionary of Miramichi Biography.
The 1851 census for Chatham Parish notes a step-daughter, Mary Griffin born about 1832 in NB, and a step-son, James Griffin born about 1828 in NB.