MCAVITY:

James McAvity
born 20 May 1766 at Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland, died 13 Apr 1826. He married, 1788, Catherine Brooks, born – , died 1861. They came to NB in 1818 and settled in Saint John.

children:
1) John McAvity b. 1807, m. Eliza Dickson of Kings County: had four children
2) Thomas McAvity b. 17 Mar 1810 at Saint John, d. Dec 1887, m. 16 Jul 1835 Isabella Sandall b. – , died 10 Jan 1886: had six sons and five daughters: settled at Saint John
3) Alexander McAvity b. 1814, d. 1847, m. Isabella Dunham b. – , d. 1894, d/o William Dunham: had at least three children
4) William McAvity b. 1816, d. 1859, m. Annie Hamm, d/o Joseph Hamm: no children.


PANB:MC1156 Graves Papers: Allan Getchell McAvity, 1 page.
See PANB:MC1/McAvity, 1 page.
See also PANB:MC80/338 I. Allen Jack’s Biographical Review, pages 387-391.