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Private Joseph Clarke (1799......1881)

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  • Born : Circa 1799
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  • Date Arrived : November 1837
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  • Rank on Discharge : Private
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  • Date of Discharge : 31st January 1843
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  • Died : 1881 at, aged 82.
  • Where Died / Buried : Yackandandah
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  • Spouse's Name : Mary Lynch
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  • Born : Circa 1795
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  • Died : 1873 aged 78.
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    Information kindly supplied by Craig Lucas-Smith Email address clucas-s@bigpond.net.au  
     
    Area Settled :
    Yackandandah, Victoria,
    Children :
     
    1 . Margaret Clarke (b1822, Mallow, Ireland)
    2 . Mary Clarke (b1825 -d.before 1873)
    3 . John Clarke (b1827 -d.before 1873)
    4 . Joseph Clarke (b1829 - 1905, Stanley, Victoria)
    5 . Daniel Clarke (b1830, Mallow, Ireland - d1904, Tarnagulla, Victoria)
    6 . Richard Clarke (b1833, Mallow - d1914, Beechworth, Victoria)
    7 . Lucy Clarke (b1836, Bathurst, NSW - d1911, Cootamundra, NSW)
    8 . Frances Jane Clarke (b1839, NSW - 1925)
     
    History & Achievements :
    Joseph stayed in New South Wales, being discharged on 31 Jan 1843 (with 20 pound gratuity for service).
    Joseph arrived in Sydney in November 1837 and was sent to the detachment to Newcastle in December 1837. Joseph was on the pay lists as being stationed in Newcastle and then Towrang (during the building of the Great South Rd).
    Joseph and his family lived in the Yass area for about 15 years, then moved to Yackandandah, Victoria, in
    the early 1860's. Joseph became a miner, along with 2 of his sons (Richard & Joseph) and daughter Lucy's husband John Kelly. His wife Mary died in 1873, aged 78. Joseph died in 1881 at Yackandandah, aged about 82.
    E- mail address
    bmchapman@iprimus.com.au
    Copyright B & M Chapman (QLD) Australia