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Private Donald ( Daniel ) Kennedy (1756........1798 )

Copy of Donald ( Daniels ) Trial Transcrit Supplied by Bob.  patnbob@unwired.com.au

Back To . . .The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
  • Born : 22 Nov 1756
  • Where Born :  Inverness Scotland
  • Occupation :   Soldier
  • Date Arrived :   7 October 1792
  • Ship Arrived on : " Royal Admiral "
  • Rank on Discharge : Private
  • Date of Enlistment :  23 February1801
  • Where Enlisted : England
  • Regiment Enlisted : N.S.W. Corps:
  • Enlisted  N.S.W. Corps: 23 February1801
  • Date of Discharge :   24 March 1803
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died :   9 Jun 1829,
  • Where Died / Buried :  St Patrick’s Cemetery North Parramatta
  • Parents Names : Alexander KENNEDY and Margaret CAMPBELL
  • Spouse's Name :   Ann GRANT
  • Born :16 Aug 1771
  • Where Born :Inverness
  • Occupation : Soldier Wife
  • Date Arrived :   7 October 1792
  • Ship Arrived on : " Royal Admiral "
  • Died : 3 May 1827
  • Where Died / Buried :   St Patrick’s Cemetery North Parramatta
  • Date Married :
  • Where Married :  
  • Spouse's Parents  William GRANT and Ann McLEAN
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    Descendants

    Some information supplied by Bob.  patnbob@unwired.com.au

    Area Settled :

    Parramatta

     

    Children :
    William (b1795.....d1797)
    Katherine(B.1795.......d.)
    Duncan (b.1800.....d.1871)
    Daniel (b.1804 ......d.1856) m Cecilia (b.1814.....d.)
    Mary Anne (b.1808.....d.)
    Jane (b.1810.....d.)

    KENNEDY, Marcelina B EB 1093197 Christening
    Father: Donald
    Mother: Ann
    Reg Year: 1813 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1813880 125 Parish: Sydney, St Mary's, Roman Catholic (2)

     

    KENNEDY, Archibald J EB 1090923 Christening
    Father: Donald
    Mother: Ann
    Reg Year: 1815 Reg State: New South Wales
    Re-registered
    Ref Number: V1815881 125 Parish: Sydney, St Mary's, Roman Catholic(2)
    KENNEDY, Archibald J EB 1090924 Christening
    Father: Donald
    Mother: Ann
    Reg Year: 1815 Reg State: New South Wales
    Ref Number: V1815734 127 Parish: Sydney, St Mary's, Roman Catholic(2)
     

    History & Achievements :

    " KENNEDY, Donald and family Convict. Crime: Horse Stealing. Tried: Sep 1790, Inverness, 7 years Donald was whipped through the streets of Inverness for his crime and his papers were marked .. Never to return Donald arrived as a member of the NSW Corp along with his wife  Donald was born 22 Nov 1756 at Inverness Scotland, his parents being Alexander KENNEDY and Margaret CAMPBELL. There is no known record of Donald Kennedy pardon 1801: Ann Kennedy, free, living in Sydney Donald is listed as a discharged soldier on 30 Jun 1803 when he was granted 160 acres of land at Mulgrave Place

    On September 1824 Donald address a memorial to then Governor Sir Thomas Brisbane (SRNSW Ref 535 Reel 1057). In which he stated that he had been in the Colonies for 30 years, serving many years as a soldier in the 102th Regiment and received his farm as payment for his services.
    There was a Dan Kennedy who was discharged from the NSW Corps on 24 Apr 1803, this may have been Donald Kennedy as early records also gives his name as Daniel.
    1814: Donald Kenney, free, landholder
    1814: Ann Kennedy, wife to Donald Kenney with seven children
    1822: Donald, landholder Windsor
    1825: Donald Kennedy, Free by Servitude, per Royal Admiral 1792, Sentenced for 7yrs, Landholder, at Evan
    1828: Donald, age 69, free by servitude, farmer, Evan
    When Governor Macquarie toured NSW in 1810, he visited the Nepean District. During this visit he left his wife at Donald Kennedy's Farm until his return. Thus it was Ann Kennedy's role to attend to the Colony's First Lady.
    Donald died 9 Jun 1829, buried St Patrick’s Cemetery North Parramatta
    Ann was the daughter of William GRANT and Ann McLEAN of Inverness and was born 16 Aug 1771. She died 3 May 1827, buried St Patrick’s Cemetery North Parramatta" ( 1 )
     
    Reference  (1) researched by Cathy Dunn
    (2) Australian Vital records 1788 - 1905 Disks 1 - 4
    Family Members, Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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