John Redonnett appears to have come to the US circa the 1840s but can you suggest where I could look for more information?
Two records indicate that he was born in France.
- He is in the 1850 US Census which suggests that he was born in 1822:
"United States Census, 1850," database with images, FamilySearch (familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M6J1-PTK : 9 November 2014), John Redonnett, Bristol, Lincoln, Maine, United States; citing family 525, NARA microfilm publication M432 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).
- His tombstone in Maine reads that he was born in Toulouse, France in 1826.