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Sergeant Obediah Ikin snr (1761......1812.)

Back to . . . The New South Wales Corps. ( Rum Corps. ) "Renamed 102nd Regiment
  • Born : 1761
  • Where Born : Whitchurch, England, a northern Shropshire
  • Occupation : Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26. June 1790
  • Ship Arrived on : "Surprise "
  • Rank attained : Sergeant
  • Date of Enlistment : 11 November 1789
  • Where Enlisted : England
  • Date of Discharge : 1809
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Died : 1812
  • Where Died / Buried : Sydney 1812 Old Sydney Burial Ground C/D
  • Parents :
  • Spouse's Name : Sarah Butts
  • Born : c. 1758
  • Where Born : England
  • Occupation : Home duties
  • Date Arrived : 26. June 1790
  • Ship Arrived on : "Surprise "
  • Date Married :
  • Where Married:
  • Died : ...29 January 1813 aged 55
  • Where Died / Buried : 29 January 1813 The Rocks Sydney / Old Sydney Burial Ground C/D
  • Spouse's Parents :
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    Descendants
    Some of this information was kindly supplied by Grahame & Rosslyn Thom
    http://mc2.vicnet.net.au/home/grthom/web/ikin.html
    Some of this information was kindly supplied by Lorna Jewell lkjewell@bigpond.com

     

    Area Settled :
     
    Children :
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    1 . IKIN Obediah jnr (b.18 March1782 ...d.1797
    Marianne (Mary), baptised on 20 March 1784 at Whitchurch, Shropshire
    2 . IKIN William (b.19 October 1785 at Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, baptised at St. Mary's, Nottingham on 31 March 1786 1785....d.1858 )
    Mary Ann, baptised at St. James, Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk on 18 May 1788
    Alexander, born about 1789 (6).
     
    History & Achievements :
    Obediah Ikin Snr arrived in Australia with his wife Sarah and family of 4 children in 1790. He arrived with
    the rank of Private. He attained the rank of Corporal in 1791 and Sergeant in 1792. He served in Sydney and on Norfolk Island. Obediah was granted lands at Lane Cove Sydney,30 acres in 1794, a lease of land south of Sydney also in 1794. 60 acre's at Bankstown in 1799, 0.5 of an acre at Parramatta in 1803, 160 acres at Mulgrave Place in 1804 and in 1809 60acrea's at Evan, The lands were sold of in 1843 As Obadiah was a sergeant in the Loyal Sydney Volunteer Association in 1810 it is possible that he became a soldier in 1784. However, he enlisted in the 11th Light Dragoon Guards on 14 August 1785 and was discharged on 27 March 1786
    Reference R.S.T & R.M
    History And Archives/Old Sydney Burial  Ground.
     -Inventory of Burials 1792-1820  City of Sydney Historical Program
    Researched Cathy Dunn C/D
    (1) . Australian Vital records Index 1788-1905 Disc 2
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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