THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

James Thomas John Bean

Born: c.1787, London, England*
Arrived Sydney: 26 Apr 1799*
Vessel: HMS Buffalo*
Status: CF
Married: Esther Short, 18 Apr 1814*
Occupation:
Died: 31 May 1859, Gunning*
Buried: Gunning*
Father’s name: James Thomas John Bean*
Mother’s name: Elizabeth/Betty Kirshaw*

During the Macquarie era, in 1814, James married Esther Short at St Phillip’s CE, Sydney - V1814 610 3A & V1814 106 7
Their children were:
Elizabeth 1815
James 1818
Charles 1820

After the Macquarie era:
Their children were Joseph, Lucy, Emma, ?Esther, Henry & Sarah
1822 Muster : ?(Mr) Bean, Buffalo, Carpenter, Parramatta, with Elizabeth, CF, Buffalo, Wife of Mr Bean (Probably his parents) with 3 unnamed children, a2 to a8, ? children of James jnr

1823,24,25 Muster: ?James Bean, CF, Buffalo 1796, Residing at Parramatta (no children)

1828 Census: James Bean, a40, CF, Protestant, Buffalo, Settler, Airds, with Esther, Elizabeth a13, James a11, Charles a9, Joseph a7, Lucy a4 & Emma a1, all BC

James T Bean, son of James & Elizabeth, died 1859, regd Yass – 1859 5643

Researched & submitted by F O’Donnell - member

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