THE PEOPLE IN THE LIFE AND
TIMES OF LACHLAN AND ELIZABETH MACQUARIE
Born: 4th April 1803 at Parramatta, N.S.W.
Status: Free, born in the Colony.
Married: William Farthing [1796-1886] on the 20th February 1820 at
Died: 3rd February 1829 at Sydney,N.S.W.
Buried: cFebruary 1829 at Sydney, N.S.W.
Father: George Wilkinson [1771-1815].
Mother: Sarah Coleman [1777-1853].
During the Macquarie era the following child was born to Mary and
William:- Ann Farthing born 20th November 1820 Castlereagh, N.S.W.
After the Macquarie era the following children were born to Mary and
Elizabeth born 10th November 1822 at Castlereagh, N.S.W.
Sarah born 1st September 1824 at Port Macquarie, N.S.W.
Charlotte born 1st September 1824 at Port Macquarie, N.S.W., died 9th
September 1826 Sydney N.S.W.
Mary separated from William sometime before 1828 after returning with the family to
Sydney on the 3rd December 1825.
When Mary died the children went to live with their grandmother Sarah
Contributed by Association member,
Reference: Sue Ahern "The Wilkinson Webb Women". NSWBDM Registry: NSW Census - November 1828.