THE 1788 - 1820 PIONEER ASSOCIATION INC.

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

Susannah Richardson/Cross

Born: c1792 in Wilberforce, N.S.W.
Status: Free, born in the colony.
Married: (1) Anthony Richardson on the 3 March 1812.
              (2) Richard Rose on the 18 August 1817 at St John's, Wilberforce, N.S.W.
Died: 27 August 1872 at Singleton, N.S.W.
Buried: 28 August 1872 at Old Church of England, Singleton, N.S.W.
Father: Charles Cross.
Mother: Rose Flood/Mathers?

Profile:
Prior to the Macquarie era, the following children were born to Susannah and Anthony:
Rosanna.

Prior to the Macquarie era, the following children were born to Susannah and Richard:
Elizabeth born 4 April 1817 in Wilberforce, N.S.W.
Richard born 4 December 1817 in Wilberforce, N.S.W.
Thomas born 25 May 1820 in N.S.W.

After the Macquarie era, the following children were born to Susannah and Richard:
Jane born 22 June 1823 in N.S.W.
Sarah born 1824 in N.S.W.
Henry born 11 December 1825 in  N.S.W.
Mary Ann born 11 December 1825 in N.S.W.
Susannah born 22 July 1828 in N.S.W.
Joshua born and died in 1829 in N.S.W.
James born 23 October 1831 in Portland Head, N.S.W.
Elizabeth Rosaline born 21 January 1834 in N.S.W.
Jane born 2 July 1836 in N.S.W.
Izetta born 12 February 1839 in Wilberforce, N.S.W.

Susannah is listed in the 1828 Census as the wife of Richard Rose and living on his farm at Lower Portland Head with their following children: 10 year old Richard, Thomas 8, Jane 6, Henry 3 and 3 month old infant Susannah.
The census recorded Susannah's age incorrectly as 53, instead of her correct age of 35.

 Reference:
A Register of Pioneer Families, Volume 1, Pages 427 to 428, published by the 1788 - 1820 Pioneer Association Inc., 1989.
Settlers & Convicts of the Bellona, 1793, a biographical dictionary complied by Megan Martin fot the Bellona Muster Committee, 1793-1993. 1992.
The Rose Family of the Bellona, Australia Free Settlement Begins 16th January 1793, Published by The Thomas and Jane Rose Family Society , 1990.
1822 General Muster and Land and Stock Muster of New South Wales, Edited by Carol J. Baxter.
Census of New South Wales, November 1828, Edited by Malcolm R. Sainty & Keith A. Johnson, 1980.
Web site: www.rosefamilysociety.org.au/

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