James Byrne was a native of Tyrone, Ireland. He came to NB in 1842 and settled at Sussex, Kings County. He married and had issue. Son, James Byrne Jr. b. 1827 in Ireland, d. 26 Mar 1911, m. Sarah Green b. 1844, d. 24 Jan 1926.

PANB:MC1156 Graves Papers: James Paul Byrne, 1 page.