THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER'S

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

Clara Saunders

Born: 2 February 1814 at Parramatta N.S.W.
Status: Free, born in the colony.
Married: (1) George Harvey 13 July 1829.
             (2) Joseph Samuel Varney 1835/1836 at Sydney N.S.W.
Died: 6 May 1872 at Russell’s Creek, Victoria.
Buried: 9 May 1872 at Russell’s Creek, Victoria.
Father: James McGowan.
Mother: Isabella Clarkson

Profile: Clara was the daughter of convicts James McGowan and Isabella Clarkson. See Index under James McGowan and Isabella Clarkson. No children were born to Joseph and Clara during the Macquarie Era. After the Macquarie Era the following children were born to Joseph and Clara : Joseph Samuel b.1838, Charles b.1839, William b.1841, Eliza b.1842, Alfred b.1844, John .1845, Esther b.1847, Harriet b.1848, Emily b.1850, Thomas Edward b.1854, Lydia Jane b.1857.

Reference:
A Register of Pioneer Families Vol.1 p.554

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