THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

John Best

Born: c. 1810
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married:
Occupation:
Died: ?1861, Yass
Buried:
Father: George Best
Mother: Martha Chamberlain

Profile:
During the Macquarie era John, the son of George & Martha was baptized at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1810 2311 1A

After the Macquarie era:
1822 Muster: Best, unnamed, BC, Child of G Best, Parramatta

1823,24,25 Muster: Best, John, 13, BC, Son of George Best, Parramatta

1828 Census: John Best, 17, BC, Protestant, Son of George Best, living at Seven Hills with his parents & siblings
?John Best, son of George & Martha died 1861, regd Yass – 1861 5345

Researched & submitted by Association member F O’Donnell

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)