THE 1788 – 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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


Mary Smith

Born: c.1794
Arrived Sydney: 18 May 1798
Vessel: Barwell
Status: CF
Married: James Elder, 1808, Parramatta
Occupation:
Died: ?1861, Parramatta
Buried:
Father: ?John Smith
Mother: ?Mary Smith

Profile:
Before the Macquarie era apparently arrived in the Colony with her parents & brothers
Mary Smith married James Elder at St John’s CE, Parramatta – V1808 847 3A & V1808 415 147A

During the Macquarie era their children were:
Mary 1810
James 1812
John 1813
Robert 1816
Thomas 1817
Jane 1819
Ann 1821

After the Macquarie era their children were ?Wilhemina W c.1823, Eliza D 1826 & Frances 1829

After the Macquarie era:
1822 Muster: Mary Elder, CF, Barwell, Wife of J Elder, Parramatta

1823,24,25 Muster: Mary Elder, CF, Barwell 1798, Wife of James Elder, Parramatta

1828 Census: Mary Elder sen. a34, CF, Protestant, Barwell 1798, Wife living at Parramatta with James & their children

?Mary Elder, daughter of John & Mary, died 1861, regd Parramatta – 1861 4280

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)