THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Born: c1792 in Exeter, Devon,
Arrived Sydney: 11th June 1813.
Married: 1. Elizabeth Hull on the 25th December 1820 at St Luke's Church, Liverpool,
Ann Mead/e on the 2nd July1829 in N.S.W.
3. Louise Pichon on the 8th June 1840 at St Peters Church of England, Campbelltown, N.S.W
4. Jessie Gordon on 4th February 1847 at St Peters Church of England, Campbelltown, N.S.W
Died: 13th May 1847 at Waterloo, N.S.W.
Buried: 15th May 1847 at Rookwood Cemetery, N.S.W.
During the Macquarie era John and Elizabeth had the following
Mary born 4th October1821 at Airds, N.S.W.
Following the Macquarie era John and Elizabeth had the following
Hannah born c1823;
Margaret born c1826.
Following the Macquarie era John and Mary Ann had the following
Ellen born c1830, died 1830;
John born c1831;
Ellen born c1833;
Thomas born c1835;
William born c1838, died c1839.
Following John's arrival in Sydney
assigned to Elizabeth Macarthur at Parramatta and by 1818 he was
assigned to an employer at 'There & Nowhere'.
John was granted a Ticket of Leave on the 20/11/1818. He then moved to
the Campbelltown area and on the 2/10/1820 banns were published at St.
Luke's Church, Liverpool for his marriage to Elizabeth Hull, born in
the colony in 1803. However the banns were published under the name of
Edward Frost. In the 1822 & 1825 Muster he was a landholder
Bunbury Curran however in 1827 Elizabeth died and John and his 3 infant
children moved to the farm of his wife's grandmother, Elizabeth Wild at
her Aird's property 'Egypt's Farm. In 1829 he married Mary Ann Mead who
died in 1838, and in the same year on the 1/12/1838 he received a
conditional Pardon. In 1840 he married for the third time to Louise
Pichon who died in 1846 and John married for the fourth and last time
in 1849 to Jessie Gordon. During these years he remained on 'Egypt
In 1851 he was on the electoral rolls as living at Appin as a
freehold landholder. John died at his daughter Mary's Waterloo home in
His children were Mary, Hannah & Margaret from his first marriage
and Ellen b.1830 died 1830, John b.1831, Ellen b.1833, Thomas b.1835,
William b.1838 and died 1839 from his second marriage, his third &
fourth marriages had no issue.
Contributed by Association Member, Hazel Punton.
A Register of Pioneert Families, Volume 2, Pages 192 to 195 & 237; published by the 1788-1820 Pioneer Association Inc.
of New South Wales, November 1828, edited by Malcolm R. Sainty
& Keith A. Johnson, Page 156.