John Sheridan, born 27 Dec 1799 in Aughadreenagh, Donemine Parish, County Monaghan, Ireland, came to NB in 1817 and settled in Bouctouche, Wellington Parish, Kent County. He married Joanna Thornton, born c1788 in NB.

They had two sons:
1) James Sheridan b. c1824, m. Jane – b. c1831: several children are listed in the 1861 Kent County census
2) John Sheridan.

PANB:MC80/273 Marguerite Michaud’s La reconstruction françoise au Nouveau-Brunswick: Bouctouche Paroisse-type, p. 186.