THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Benjamin Abel

Born: c1783.
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status:
Married: Grace Pearce.
Died: c1864, Parramatta, N.S.W.
Buried:
Father:
Mother:
Profile:
During the Macquarie era the following children were born to Benjamin & Grace:-
Mary baptised & died c1810, Sydney.
Cain baptised & died 1811, Sydney.
Benjamin baptised 1813, Sydney.
Isabella baptised 1814, Sydney.
Mary(2) baptised 1815, Sydney.
John baptised 1817, Windsor, N.S.W.
Robert baptised 1820, Windsor, N.S.W.

After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Benjamin & Grace:-
Cain(2) baptised 1823, Windsor, N.S.W.
William baptised 1825, Sydney.

During the Macquarie era, Benjamin & Grace were living in Sydney & Windsor – in 1818 & 1819 he was Housekeeper at Government House, Windsor & his salary was paid from the Police Fund.

Benjamin Abel, aged 81, died in 1864 in Parramatta, N.S.W.

Researched & submitted by Association member, F O’Donnell.

References:
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes:- 1864 5120.
Index to the Colonial Secretaries Correspondence 1788 - 1825- Archives Office of NSW.
General Muster and Land and Stock Muster of NSW. 1822 – ABGR - 1988.
General Muster List of New South Wales – 1823, 1824, 1825 – ABGR - 1999.
The Hawkesbury Pioneer Register, published by the Hawkesbury Family History Group, 1994 (2nd ed.).

Disclaimer

To return to home page click here