Francis McPhelim, born 1811 in Donegal, Ireland, the son of Peter and Catherine McPhelim, died 14 Oct 1866. He married, 28 Nov 1839, Rosanna McGuirk, the daughter of Michael McGuirk of Saint John, b. – , died 1897. Francis came to NB with his parents in 1821 and settled in Bouctouche, Wellington Parish, Kent County.
PANB:MC1286 Volume IX Dictionary of Canadian Biography, pg 527-528.
See also PANB:MC1156 Graves Papers: Francis McPhelim, 1 page.
Peter McPhelim born c1776, died 10 Dec 1858: Catherine born – , died 18 Feb 1857.
Peter McPhelim, born c1777 at Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Ireland, married Catherine Chrystal of Ballyshannon. They came to NB in 1821 and settled at Bouctouche, Wellington Parish, Kent County.
They had two children:
1) Francis McPhelim born 1811, died 1866, m. Roxana – b. c1831 in NB (see above)
2) James McPhelim born in 1819, died in 1865: m. and had issue.
PANB:MC80/273 Marguerite Michaud’s La reconstruction françoise au Nouveau-Brunswick: Bouctouche Paroisse-type, pages 183-184.