I have Kerrigan ancestors from Westport that I am also trying to find info about.
It's possible Miles was a brother or cousin to your John. I haven't been able to figure out who Miles' parents were.
Captain Miles Kerrigan (Myles Corrigan? Sherdan?) Born: 1818/9 Place of Birth: Westport, Mayo, Ireland Died: September 24, 1883 Place of Death: Brooks Ward, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Date of Immigration: 1841 Date of Naturalization: Occupation: Laborer; Fisherman; Mariner
Bridget Kerrigan (Gavin, Gavan?) Born: March 1821 Place of Birth: Westport, Mayo, Ireland Died: 1916 Place of Death: Lancaster, Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada Date of Immigration: 1841 Date of Naturalization: Occupation: (Illiterate) Laborer in the Saw Mill
My gr-gr-grandmother: Agnes Bridget Shedd (Booth Kerrigan) Born: May 1850? 1842? Place of Birth: St. John's, New Brunswick, Canada Died: Place of Death: Hyde Park, MA (?) Date of Immigration: 1868? Date of Naturalization: 1893 Occupation: Previous Marriage: Widow of Charles Booth
Patrick Kerrigan - b.1846 Phillip Kerrigan - b.1849 Austin Kerrigan - b.1853 - January 14, 1873, Small Pox, on Gallops Island, Boston, MA John Kerrigan - b. January 14, 1856 - March 25, 1930, Cronic Hepatitis, St. John, Canada, Sea Captain, Single. Annie Kerrigan - b. June 1, 1861 - June 6, 1928, Heart Disease, St. John, Canada. Housekeeper, Single. Ellen Kerrigan - b.1863 - Mrs. Jones James Kerrigan - b.1864