THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Elizabeth Aiken

Born: c1796.
Status: Free, born in the Colony.
Married: George Woodhouse in c1811 at St John’s Church of England, Parramatta, N.S.W.
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Died: 1843 in Sydney, N.S.W.
Buried:
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Mother:

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During the Macquarie era the following children were born to Elizabeth and George:-
Elizabeth O, baptised in c1816.
George James, baptized in c1819.

After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Elizabeth and George:-
Mary Frances, baptised in c1822.
Edmund H, baptised in c1823.
Emma, born c1825. Emma could not be found in indexes.

Elizabeth is listed in the 1822 Muster as being born in the Colony, the wife of G M Woodhouse living at Liverpool with 3 unnamed children

She is also listed in the 1823,24,25 Muster as the wife of P M Woodhouse, living at Appin with their children, Elizabeth aged 8, Edmond aged 7, James aged 6 & Mary aged 4.

Elizabeth is recorded in the 1828 Census as Protestant, aged 32, widowed, living in Appin with her children Elizabeth aged 12, George James aged 10, Mary Frances aged 8, Edward H aged 5 and Emma aged 3.

She died in 1843, aged 47 and her death was recorded in the register of St Lawrence’s Church of England, Sydney.

Researched & submitted Association member F O’Donnell.

References:
NSW Pioneer Birth, Death & Marriage Indexes: V1811 1304 3A; V1811 51 147A; V1811 518 147A and V1843 246 27B.
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).

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