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Private John Supple (.c 1810......1845.)

Back To . . . 50th Foot West Kent Queen's Own Regiment

  • Born : c 1810
  • Where Born : England
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Regimental Number :
  • Date Arrived : 17th August 1834.
  • Ship Arrived on : " Surrey"
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted : England
  • Date of Discharge : 24 January 1845 age 35
  • Where Discharged : Port Macquarie
  • Died : Speared by Aboriginals whilst on duty 24 January 1845 (2)
  • Where Died / Buried : ST Thomas Church Burial Grounds Port Macquarie
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Mary Behan alias Goodridge (nee) Foster
  • Date Married : 11. January 1841
  • Where Married : Twice 1839 without Permission . Married with Permission 1840
  • Born : 30 May 1815
  • Where Born : Bedfordshire  England
  • Occupation : Nurse / Needle Woman
  • Date Arrived : 29 April 1836
  • Ship Arrived on :  "Arab"
  • Died : 19 August 1861
  • Where Died / Buried :  20 August 1861 Port Macquarie Pioneer Cemetery Catholic Section
  • Spouse's Parents : Benjamine Foster mother unknown
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    SUPPLE, John EM 945109 Marriage
    Spouse: FOSTER, Mary
    Index Year: 1839
    Reg Year: 1839 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1839147 23B Parish: Sydney, St Lawrence's, Church of England
    (1)

    SUPPLE, John EM 945111 Marriage
    Spouse: FOSTER, Mary
    Index Year: 1840
    Reg Year: 1840 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1840709 24B Parish: Port Macquarie, St Thomas' (Co. Ayr), Church of England
    (1)

    SUPPLE, Mary EM 945120 Marriage
    Spouse: BEHAN, William
    Index Year: 1845 
    ( 24th October 1845 )
    Reg Year: 1845 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1845691 30B Parish: Port Macquarie, St Thomas' (Co. Ayr), Church of England
    (1)

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    Children :
    Children of John Supple &  Mary  Forster

     

    SUPPLE, William EB 1988640 Christening
    Father: John
    Mother: Mary
    Reg Year: 1839 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1839233 44A Parish: Port Macquarie, St Thomas' (Co. Ayr), Church of England
    (1)
     
    SUPPLE, Benjamin EB 1988565 Christening
    Father: John
    Mother: Mary
    Reg Year: 1842 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1842366 44A Parish: Port Macquarie, St Thomas' (Co. Ayr), Church of England
    (1)
     
    SUPPLE, Anne / Annie EB 1988560 Christening
    Father: John
    Mother: Mary
    Reg Year: 1843 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V18433318 38A Parish: Port Macquarie, St Thomas' (Co. Ayr), Church of England
    (1)
     
    Children of William Behan (b.1819......d. 3 April 1868 & Mary Supple)
    Elizabeth B 1846 Port Macquarie.....d)
    Catherine (b1849.Maria River .......d )
    John William (b 1851.Maria River....d)
    James (d.1855..... d)
    Mary (.1857......d.)

     

     
    History & Achievements
    Mary Behan Alias Goodridge A nurse Needlewoman arrived on the ship "Arab" 29 April 1836 in Tasmania .After being tried at Middlesex 17 August 1835 for House breaking ( Robbing her Uncle Joseph Fosters House ) and was sentenced to Transportation for Life. She was the sent to Sydney on the Ship " Bee". Assigned to Andrew Baxter. She had to Marry her first John Supple of the 50th Regiment twice as she did not receive permission from her employer nor the Governor. They had three Children. Following Johns Death she Married William Behan ( a convict from Ireland who arrived on the "Elphinstone" 29 December 1838 ) at Port Macquarie on 24th October 1845 at  St Thomas Church They had Five Children(2)

     

     

    References
     
    (1) Australian Vital Record Series 1788 - 1905 Discs 1 to 4
    (2) The Winding Sheet Port Macquarie historical society
    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General
    Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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    Last revised: June 29, 2008.