THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Susannah Farning/Brookshaw
 

Born:
c1780 in Lancashire, England.
Arrived Sydney: 25th October 1812.
Vessel: Minstrel.
Status: Convict, transported for 7 years.
Married: 1. John Brookshaw, tailor, on the 30th April 1810 at St Denis Cathedral, Manchester, Lancashire, England.
               2. John Rogan on the 28th December 1812 at St Phillip's Church, Sydney, N.S.W.
               3. John Donnelly on the 6th March 1832 at St Mary's Church, Sydney, N.S.W. 

Profile:
During the Macquarie era the following children were born to Susannah and John Rogan:-
Margaret born c1813.
John born c1816.
Sarah born c1819.
Susannah born c1821.

Following the Macquarie era the following children was born to Susannah and John Rogan:-
Mary born c1822.
Jane born c1826.
Rosetta c1828.

When Susannah married John Rogan she described herself as a spinster which was incorrect as she had previously married John Brookshaw
in England so her marriage to John Rogan was probably bigamy.

Contributed by Association Member, Rex Webb.

Reference:
Australian Biographical and Genealogical Record Series l, 1788-1841.
Musters of NSW.

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