THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Mary Ann Best

Born: c.1819
Arrived Sydney:
Vessel:
Status: BC
Married: ?Daniel Brien, 1838, Parramatta
Occupation:
Died:
Buried:
Father: Thomas Best
Mother: Mary Becket

Profile:
During the Macquarie era Mary A, the daughter of Thomas & Mary was baptized at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1819 1213 148 & V1820 5128 1B

After the Macquarie era:
Not found in the 1822 Muster

?1823,24,25 Muster: Best, Mary, 5, BC, Daughter of George Best, Parramatta

1828 Census: Mary Ann Best, 8, BC, Protestant, Daughter, living at Dural, Castle Hill with her parents & siblings

Mary A married Daniel Brien at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1838 1743 22
Mary A Brien, daughter of Thomas & Mary died 1876, regd Parramatta – 1876 9097

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)