THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND
TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Born: c1787 in Mullingar, Westmeath, Ireland.
Arrived Sydney: 8th August 1816.
Vessel: Guilford (2).
Status: Free, born in the Colony.
Married: Mary Chiswell/Kennedy in c1822 at Parramatta, N.S.W.
Died: 13th May 1864 at West Maitland N.S.W.
Buried: 15th May 1864 at East Maitland N.S.W.
Father: John Kennedy.
Mother: Jane Mitchell.
After the Macquarie era the following childern were born to Thomas and
John born on the 2nd January 1824 at the Hunter River, N.S.W.
Margaret born c1828 at the Hunter River, N.S.W.
Thomas born on the 7th March 1830 at the Hunter River, N.S.W.
James born on the 17th January 1832 at the Hunter River, N.S.W.
Mary Ann Agnes born c1833 at the Hunter River, N.S.W.
Jane born on the 15th November 1838 at the Hunter River, N.S.W.
Margaret Jane born on the 26th June 1842 at the Hunter River, N.S.W.
Catherine born in January 1845 at Sugarloaf, N.S.W.
Thomas McCormick was convicted at Westmeath co. in August 1815 and
sentenced to life for Burglary and Carding. In the 1822 General Muster
he is a Government Servant to T. Barber at Parramatta. In the General
Muster of NSW for 1823, 1824, 1825 Thomas is a Government Servant to
James Rennie at Newcastle and in the 1828 Census Thomas is an Overseer
for Mr. Glennie at Patrick Plains.
A Register of Pioneer Families, Vol.
Reference: General Muster of NSW, Norfolk Island
& Van Diemen’s Land 1811. General Muster of NSW 1814. General Muster & Land & Stock
Muster of NSW 1822. 1828 Census of NSW.