I am seeking any possible information about the following FORAN family Bridget FORAN, b. ca. 1777 . Nicholas FORAN, b ca1790 (w.Joanna WALLACE and three small children, Michael, Richard and Honora ) WilliamFORAN, b. ca.1800 ( w. Margaret HANLON) John FORAN, b.ca. ? (w.AnnCARROLL) Thomas FORAN, b. ca.1798,(w. Catherine KINSELLA, ) BridgetFORAN, b. ca.1800, ( h.Patrick WALSH). Nicholas, William, John, Thomas and the younger Bridget were brothers and sister. Also:Michael FORAN, b. ca.1756(w. Margaret BRODEN)and their son, Michael FORAN born in Ireland ca. 1807.
All members of the FORAN family were born in Ireland and believed to have emigrated from County Clare, all were of the Roman Catholic faith.We have found first records of them in Miramichi, Province of New Brunswick in 1824/25. Later in 1825 they were in Cascapedia, Prov. of Quebec where many of the family settled.In some records the name is spelled FORAN, in others FORHAN V.Geraghty