John Sewall, 50, a laborer, Ellen, 12, John, 9, and Elizabeth, 6, all born in Ireland, are listed at Saco, Maine, in the census of 1850.(Census of 1850, Maine, York Co., pp. 308, 322.Ellen is listed separately.)
Kathy McInnis-Misenor reports that Jane Sewall m. at Portland, Me., in 1849 Patrick Murphy and that they lived in N.B. before moving to Me.They could not have lived in N.B. long if the census record is correct about Elizabeth being born in Ireland ca. 1844.