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Marine Private Isaac Tarr ( Farr) (c 1762.....1828)

 

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  • Born : Circa 1762
  • Where Born :
  • Occupation : Tailor / Soldier
  • Date Arrived : 26 January 1788
  • Ship Arrived on : " Sirius "
  • Rank attained : Marine Private
  • Date of Enlistment :
  • Where Enlisted : Plymouth
  • Date of Discharge : 1. October 1788
  • Where Discharged : Sydney
  • Enlistment R.N.S.W. Reg : March 1794
  • Died : 1812
  • Where Died / Buried : St John's Church Cemetery Parramatta
  • Parents Names :
  • Spouse's Name : Elizabeth Matilda Crooke
  • Born : 1759
  • Where Born : Yorkshire,
  • Occupation :
  • Date Arrived : 1796
  • Ship Arrived on : " Indispensable "
  • Date Married : 10 April. 1797
  • Where Married : Parramatta
  • Died : 1829
  • Where Died / Buried :
  • Spouse's Parents :
  • Descendants

    Some information supplied by Roseanna Violet Taylor ozegirl56@bigpond.com their 4th Great Grandaughter

    Area Settled :
    Field of Mars
    Children :
    1 . Elizabeth Tarr ( Bapt 3/1/1799 .....)

    History & Achievements :

    Isaac Tarr enlisted as a Marine a member of the 26th Portsmouth Company . He was stationed on board the ship " Sirius " and it was on this ship he left England for Australia. Upon his arrival in Sydney he served as member of Captain John Shea's Company . Isaac was sent to Norfolk Island on the ship "Supply" on the 4th of March 1790 where he was granted 60 acres at Mirgans Run. He returned to Sydney where he enlisted in the Royal New South Wales Corps. Following his discharge he was granted 40 acres at the Field of Mars. He lived with Mary Watkins when he was posted to Norfolk Island. She arrived on the Charlotte in 1789 and was tranferred to Norfolk Island where Isaac met her they both arrived back in Sydney in 1794 and Mary was not mention again. Isaac married Elizabeth Matilda Crooke on the 10 April 1797. and was assigned to Isaac and Governor Hunter gave permission for them to marry.  
    References
    Military records  ,Pay rolls, Pay Musters, Cemetery Records, Church Records & General Muster Records, Mitchell Library ,Sydney Australia
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