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Marine Private Samuel King (c1768....1849)

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  • Born : circa 1768
  • Where Born : England
  • Occupation : Scribbler / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26/1/1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Sirius"
  • Rank attained : Private
  • Date of Enlistment : 24 . Feb. 1787
  • Where Enlisted : Portsmouth
  • Died : 21. October 1849
  • Where Died / Buried : Wesleyan Cemetery, Black River, Tasmania
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  • Date Married : 2. August 1807
  • Where Married: Sydney
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  • 2nd Spouse's Name :Elizabeth Thackery
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  • Date Married : 28. Jan 1810
  • Where Married: Hobart
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    New Norfolk
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    History & Achievements :
    Samuel King enlisted in the Royal Marines as a member of the 50th Portsmouth Company,
    . Samuel was stationed on board the " Sirius " and on the 4th of May 1787 set sail for Australia. He was on the ship "Golden Grove" that departed Sydney to establish a settlement on Norfolk Island .Samuel recieved a grant of 60 acres at Cascade Stream . In 1808 Samuel went to Tasmania on the ship "City of Edinburgh" . He held 28 acres of land at New Norfolk . It is beliveed he held this land until his death in 1849.
     
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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