Looking for any information on parents, siblings, origins of James SULLIVAN born between 1820 and 1828 in Lower Canada (Quebec). By 1851 James had immigrated to Cumberland Township, Russell County, Ontario eventually settling in the south end of Cumberland Township in what became known as the “Bear Brook” area. About 1857 James married Jane JAMES bought 50 acres at the West ½ Lot 20, Concession VI Cumberland Township, Russell.
1861 Ontario Census indicates James SULLIVAN was the head of the family; Farmer; ethnic Irish; birthplace Quebec (Possibly Montreal area); religion was Wesleyan Methodist. They had 12 children that I know of including Gregory, (b.1858), George William (b.1859), Sarah Jane (b.1861), Antony (b.1863), Marie (b.1863), James (b.1867), Margaret Jane (b.1868), Catharine (b.1871), Daniel Edward (b.1874), Elisabeth Margaret (b.1875), Mary Ann (b.1878), John Lawrence (b.1880).
James Died Oct 13 1906 and Jane Aug 22 1889 and they are both buried at Vars United Church Cemetery in Bear Brook.
SULLIVAN issue married to spouse surnames include JAMES, HOWE, SILMSER, SEARS, MALONEY, MURRAY, LARMOUR of Russell and Dundas Counties.
Have good info on descendants and willing to share but seeking any info on parents and siblings and Irish origin of James SULLIVAN.