Alexander Machum, born Mar 1797 near Limavady, County Derry, Ireland, died 20 May 1868. He married, in 1818, Margaret Carson, the daughter of James and Mary (Worden) Carson of Coleraine, Ireland, died 8 Oct 1878. This couple left for NB in May 1818. They first settled at Belleisle Bay, then New Jerusalem, Queens County by 1824.
1) Alexander Machum Jr. b. 1819
2) Martha Machum born 1822
3) Ann Machum born 1824
4) James Machum b. 1826
5) Samuel Machum b. 1829
6) John Machum b. 1832
7) Mary Jane Machum b. 14 Dec 1835, m. John Brown of New Jerusalem: moved to Ontario.
PANB:MC1/Machum, 3 pages. Margaret’s sister Mary Carson married Joseph Moore in Ireland and also came to NB.