THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.
THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Born: cAugust 1788 in London, England.
Arrived Sydney: 14 February 1792.
Status: Came free, son of convict.
Married: Mary Lane Sharling/Sharland/Sharling on the 4 February 1811 at Windsor, N.S.W.
Occupation: Farmer, mill-builder, miller, explorer, constable, grazier, inn-keeper and boat builder.
Died: 2 May 1853 at Singleton, N.S.W.
Buried: 4 May 1853 at Whittingham Cemetery, Singleton, N.S.W.
Father: William Singleton.
During the Macquarie era the following children were born to Benjamin and Mary:
Hannah born 22 September 1813.
William born 20 February 1815.
Benjamin born 15 August 1817.
Mary born 16 May 1819.
Sarah born 7 January 1821.
After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Benjamin and Mary:
John born 24 January 1823.
Emma born 13 January 1898.
Louisa born 28 September 1827.
George Australia born 1 June 1829.
Australian Dictionary of Biography, Volume 2, 1788 - 1850, I-Z; General Editor, Douglas Pike, 1967.
A Register of Pioneer Families, Volume 1, Pages 454 to 462; published by The 1788 - 1820 Pioneer Association Inc. 1989.
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