THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Martha Eaton

Born: c.1798
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: Thomas Cross, Windsor
Occupation:
Died: ?1839, Richmond
Buried:
Father:
Mother:

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era Martha was born c.1798 – no baptism found

During the Macquarie era on 5th April 1814, Martha sought permission to marry at Windsor###

Martha married Thomas Cross at St Matthew’s CE, Windsor - V1814 1608 3A
Their children were:
Mary 1814, Richmond
Elizabeth 1816, Richmond
Jane 1818, Richmond
Sophia b/d 1820, Richmond
?William 1821, Richmond

After the Macquarie era their children were: Thomas 1823, John 1828, George 1830, Martha 1832, Sarah 1836, Ann 1837

1822 Muster: Martha Cross, a23, BC, Wife of T Cross, Windsor, with 4 unnamed children

1823,24,25 Muster: Martha Cross, BC, Wife of Thomas Cross, Richmond with Mary, Elizabeth, Jane, William & Thomas

1828 Census: Martha Cross, a29, BC, Protestant, Living with Thomas, Mary, Elizabeth, Jane, William & John

?Martha Cross died 1839, a42 – CE, Richmond – V1839 993 23A & V1839 875 157

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)
###Index to the Papers of the Colonial Secretary 1788- 1825 – Archives Authority of NSW 1989