Jan. 26, 1809 Montreal Montreal Region Quebec, Canada
Mar. 11, 1893 Brudenell Renfrew County Ontario, Canada
Born in Montreal on the 26th of January 1809 to Charles Kitt and Elizabeth Breason of Ireland. Michael was the 1st of 12 children. He was baptised at Notre Dame in Montreal on 29 Jan 1809. Entered in the church registry as "Keith" instead of "Kitt". Godparents: Patrick Murphy and Ann Cuff. Charles, the father, is listed as a 'soldier of the 100th Regiment'.
He married Margaret Howe in Richmond in 1835. The couple had 11 children. They farmed in Goulbourn Township and later relocated to Brudenell, South Renfrew County to take advantage of land grants being offered by the Canadian Government.