THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Born: 4 July 1793 at Liberty Plains, N.S.W.
Status: Free, born in the Colony.
Married: Mary Lyons on the 21 March 1825 at St Matthew's, Windsor, N.S.W.
Died: 9 July 1848 at Wilberforce, N.S.W.
Buried: c1862 at St John's Wilberforce, N.S.W.
Father: Thomas Rose.
Mother: Jane Topp.
After the Macquarie era, the following children were born to John and Mary:
John Thomas born October 1825.
Joshau John born 15 January 1826.
Eleanor born 15 April 1827.
Rebecca Jane born 13 June 1827.
Jemima born 5 September 1831.
Simon born 5 April 1833.
Silas William born 17 June 1835.
Henry born 1 January 1838.
Thomas born 10 May 1840.
George White born 26 September 1841.
Phoebe Mary born 4 December 1843.
Melba Prudence born 14 August 1845.
Charles Arnold 5 March 1848.
John is recorded in the N.S.W. 1828 Census as being 35 years of age, a publican, living at Wilberforce, N.S.W. with his 19 year old wife Mary and two of their children, J.T. 3 years of age and Ellen, 1 year old. He had 12 acres of cleared land of which 8 were cultivated and 10 head of cattle.
A Register of Pioneer Families, Volume 1, Pages 426 to 427, published by the 1788 - 1820 Pioneer Association Inc., 1989.
Census of New South Wales, November 1828, Edited by Malcolm R. Sainty & Keith A. Johnson.
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