THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE

Abraham Cornwell

Born: c.1802
Status: Free, born in the Colony.
Married: Susannah Eaton, 1824, Richmond, N.S.W.
Occupation: Tanner & Currier.###
Died: 1884, Richmond
Buried:
Father: Isaac Cornwell/Cornwall.
Mother:? Margaret Stucker.

Profile:
After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Abraham and Susannah:
Charlotte born c1824.
William born c1826.
 
Before the Macquarie era Abraham, the son of Isaac & Margaret, was baptized at the Church of England, Richmond, N.S.W. – V1802 5414 1B & V1802 305 156

After the Macquarie era Abraham was living at Windsor in 1824. He was assigned a convict servant in 1824. In July he sent a Memorial to the Col. Sec. In November he was resident at Richmond & liable to serve as a juror in the District of Windsor. On 6 June 1825 there was an enquiry to the Bench of Magistrates at Windsor as to whether Abraham intended to reside on his grant.###

Not found in the 1822 Muster

Abraham Cornwell married Susannah Eaton in 1824 at Church of England, Richmond. – V1824 3383 3B & V1824 61 156
1823,24,25 Muster: Abraham Cornwell, is listed as being born in the Colony and a Landholder of Richmond, N.S.W.

In the 1828 Census: Abraham is recorded as being 23 years of age, a Protestant and a Farmer of Richmond living with his wife Susannah and their children Charlotte aged 4 & William aged 2.

Abraham Cornwell, son of Isaac & Margaret, died 1884, regd Richmond. – 1884 10067

Researched & submitted by Association member F O’Donnell.

References:
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes
General Muster and Land and Stock Muster of NSW. 1822 – ABGR - 1988
General Muster List of New South Wales – 1823, 1824, 1825 – ABGR - 1999
Census of New South Wales 1828 – Sainty & Johnson, eds – 2008(cd)
###Index to the Papers of the Colonial Secretary 1788- 1825 – Archives Authority of NSW 1989

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