Michael Aylward b. c1800 in Ireland. First came to PEI, then went to NB and settled on Shippagan Island in Gloucester County. Married Élisabeth Doucet.
1) Marguerite Aylward b. 1827, d. 26 Apr 1855, m. John Witzell
2) John Aylward born c1828, died 15 Jun 1902, married, at Shippagan, Virginie Duguay. Had issue.
3) Jeanne/Judith Aylward b. c1830, m. (1st) 29 Oct 1852 at Caraquet, Isidore Gagnon. Married (2nd) 12 Apr 1858 Abraham Thompson s/o Martin and Brigitte (Mazerolle) Thompson
4) Sylvanus Aylward b. c1835, married Prudente David. Had children.
5) William Aylward b. c1837, married 5 Nov 1860 Natalie David d/o François and Françoise (Mallet) David.
6) Joseph Aylward b. c1838, m. 12 Apr 1858 Geneviève Roussel, the widow of Abraham LeBreton
7) Patrick Aylward b. c1843
8) Peter Aylward b. 21 Jun 1846, married (1st) 27 Apr 1868 at Shippagan, Angèle Duguay d/o Raymond and Archange (Basque) Duguay. Married (2nd) 8 Nov 1870 at Shippagan, Romaine Plourde d/o Stanislas Plourde. Had children.