THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND
TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
William Freeman (2)
Born: 18 November 1812
in Windsor, N.S.W.
Status: Free, born
in the colony.
Married: Mary Ann Williams
on the 26 September 1833 at St. Peters Church of England, Richmond,
Died: 22 February 1881 at Agnes Banks.
Buried: February 1881 St Peter's Church of England, Richmond, N.S.W.
Father: Samuel Freeman.
Mother : Elizabeth Smith.
After the Macquarie era the following children were born to William and
Annie born 28 August 1836.
Robert born c1838.
William Cutler born c1840.
Elizabeth born c1841.
Charlotte born 6 October 1843.
Joseph born 20 January 1846.
Mary Jane born 22 May 1848.
John born 7 November 1850.
Thomas Charles born 6 March 1853.
Emily Ann born 22 April 1855.
Wellington born 25 May 1857.
George born 29 August 1859.
William was murdered by his brother-in-law, Robert Williams on the 22
Feruary 1881 at Agnes Banks in what became known as The Agnes Banks
At his trial on the 9 May 1881 at the Central Criminal Court Robert
Williams was found to be insane, he was ordered to be confined during
his Excellency's pleasure.
The Hawkesbury Pioneer Register, Volume 1, 2nd Edition, published by
the Hawkesbury Family History Group, 1994.
The Agnes Banks Murder (1881, February 26) The Australian, Windsor,
Richmond and Hawkesbury Advitiser (NSW : 1873 - 1899), p. 3.
NSW BDM Indexes.
The Agnes Banks Murder, The Hawkesbury Crier, December 2012, Pages 7 to
9, Newsletter of the Hawkesbury Family History Group.