THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Ann Eather

Born: 18 Apr 1793*
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: 1.Joseph Onus 2. William Sharpe*
Occupation:
Died: 7 Apr 1865, Richmond*
Buried: St Peter’s, Richmond*
Father: Thomas Heather*
Mother: Elizabeth Lee*

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era Ann, the daughter of Elizabeth Lee was baptized at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1793 264 1A
Ann Heather, along with Thomas & his sons, was on a list of persons who were put on the Hawkesbury Stores, from June 1809 to 4th January 1810, after the floods###

During the Macquarie era c.1810, Ann formed a relationship with Joseph Onus*& their children were:
Elizabeth 1811, Parramatta
Mary Ann 1813, Windsor
Susannah 1815, Windsor
Joseph 1818, Richmond
Thomas 1820, Richmond

After the Macquarie era they had a son, William 1822

Not found in the 1822 Muster

1823,24,25 Muster: Ann Oness, a31, BC, Wife of Joseph Oness, Richmond

1828 Census: Ann Onus, a34, BC, Protestant, living at Richmond with Joseph, Elizabeth Joseph jun, Thomas & William

Ann Onus married William Sharp in 1837 at St Matthew’s CE, Windsor – V1837 1625 21
Ann E Sharpe, daughter of Thomas, died Richmond – 1865 5756

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)
*A Register of Pioneer Families – vol.2 – The 1788-1820 Pioneer Association. Inc 1995
###Index to the Papers of the Colonial Secretary 1788- 1825 – Archives Authority of NSW 1989