Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Best - Clara

Clara BRIENAge: 77 years18211899

Name
Clara BRIEN
Given names
Clara
Surname
BRIEN
Married name
Clara BEST
Married name
Clara PEARSON
Birth November 10, 1821 51 30
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 30
Birth of a brotherJohn Robert BRIEN
November 11, 1823 (Age 2 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 30
Citation details: V18236409 1B/1823 BRYANT JOHN R DANIEL ANN
Marriage of a siblingJames FOULCHERCatherine BRIENView this family
Type: Religious marriage
February 28, 1825 (Age 3 years)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 32
Citation details: V18253507 3B/1825 FOULCHER JAMES BRYAN CATHARINE CB
Birth of a sisterSarah Jane BRIEN
December 1, 1825 (Age 4 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 32 and 46
Birth of a brotherJames BRIEN
December 26, 1829 (Age 8 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 34
Marriage of a siblingPaul HUONJane BRIENView this family
July 5, 1831 (Age 9 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 34
Citation details: V1831453 128/1831 H'UON PAUL BRIEN JANE LD
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V1831558 127/1831 HUON PAUL BRIEN JANE LD

Birth of a sisterEleanor Grace BRIEN
March 8, 1832 (Age 10 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 35
Citation details: V183246 16/1832 BRIEN ELEANOR G DANIEL ANNE
Death of a sisterCatherine BRIEN
December 11, 1832 (Age 11 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 35 and 42
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: V18321383 16/1832 FOULCHER CATHERINE AGE 22
Marriage of a siblingTimothy BRIENCharlotte GILBERTView this family
Type: Religious marriage
May 26, 1833 (Age 11 years)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Citation details: V183317 17/1833 BRIEN TIMOTHY GILBERT CHARLOTTE CB
Marriage of a siblingMatthew Woodward PEARCEMary Ann BRIENView this family
Type: Religious marriage
May 29, 1834 (Age 12 years)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 35
Citation details: V18341112 18/1834 PEARCE MATTHEW W BRIEN MARY A CB
Religious marriageRobert Holt BESTView this family
December 24, 1836 (Age 15 years)
Address: St. John's Church
Religion: Church of England
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 35
Citation details: V1836209 20/1836 BEST ROBERT H BRIEN CLARA CB
Birth of a daughter
#1
Clara Agnes BEST
about 1837 (Age 15 years)
Citation details: V1837683 21/1837 BEST CLARA ROBERT CLARA
Death of a fatherDaniel BRIEN
August 22, 1837 (Age 15 years)
Publication: Internet document
Note: W.J. Cuthill records:
Marriage of a siblingDaniel BRIENMary Ann BESTView this family
February 20, 1838 (Age 16 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: Page 44
Citation details: V18381743 22/1838 BRIEN DANIEL BEST MARY A CB
Marriage of a siblingJohn Robert JAMESElizabeth Florella BRIENView this family
Type: Religious marriage
April 4, 1838 (Age 16 years)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: Page 44
Citation details: V1838167 20/1838 JAMES JOHN BRIEN ELIZABETH CB
Note: The Brien Family of Seven Hills book has the year of their marriage as 1836.
Birth of a daughter
#2
Martha Susannah Constance Mary BEST
about 1839 (Age 17 years)
Citation details: V1839665 24A/1839 BEST MARTHA ROBERT CLARA
Marriage of a parentWilliam Henry SMITHAnn PARKERView this family
Type: Religious marriage
October 8, 1839 (Age 17 years)
Address: St. John's Church of England
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 35
Citation details: V1839235 23B/1839 SMITH WILLIAM H BRIAN MARY A CB
Birth of a son
#3
Robert H BEST
about 1841 (Age 19 years)
Citation details: V1841986 25A/1841 BEST ROBERT H ROBERT CLARA
Birth of a son
#4
Matthew W BEST
about 1843 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: V1843745 27A/1843 BEST MATTHEW W ROBERT H CLARA
Birth of a daughter
#5
Adelaide BEST
about 1845 (Age 23 years)
Citation details: V18451031 31A/1845 BEST ADELAIDE ROBERT CLARA
Marriage of a siblingBenjamin WARBYSarah Jane BRIENView this family
March 31, 1846 (Age 24 years)
Address: St. Bartholomew's Church of England
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 36
Citation details: V1846597 31C/1846 MARY BENJAMIN BRIEN SARAH ND
Birth of a daughter
#6
Diana E BEST
about 1848 (Age 26 years)
Citation details: V18482217 34A/1848 BEST DIANA E ROBERT CLARA
Birth of a daughter
#7
Sarah J BEST
about 1851 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: V18512433 39A/1851 BEST SARAH J ROBERT H CLARA
Marriage of a siblingHiram HOWARDEleanor Grace BRIENView this family
Type: Religious marriage
August 16, 1852 (Age 30 years)
Address: St. Bartholomew's Church of England
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 36
Citation details: V1852394 38C/1852 HOWARD HIRAM BRIEN ELEANOR G ND
Birth of a son
#8
Benjamin Paul BEST
about 1853 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: V18532434 39A/1853 BEST BENJAMIN P ROBERT H CLARA
Birth of a son
#9
Francis G BEST
about 1853 (Age 31 years)
Citation details: V18532436 39A/1853 BEST FRANCIS G ROBERT H CLARA
Death of a husbandRobert Holt BEST
April 3, 1853 (Age 31 years)
Address: "Flowerdale"
Cause: Whilst riding a horse he collided with a tree.
Citation details: V1853788 106/1853 BEST ROBERT H AGE 41
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45
Marriage of a childJames BOURKEMartha Susannah Constance Mary BESTView this family
Type: Religious marriage
about 1855 (Age 33 years)
Address: Roman Catholic
Citation details: V1855758 101/1855 BOURKE JAMES BEST MARTHA S VT
Marriage of a siblingJames BRIENElizabeth Ann BARRETTView this family
Type: Religious marriage
August 6, 1856 (Age 34 years)
Address: Church of England Parsonage House
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 36
Citation details: 981/1856 BRIEN JAMES BARRETT ELIZABETH ALBURY
MarriageEdward Charles PEARSONView this family
November 4, 1856 (Age 34 years)
Citation details: 2051/1897 PEARSON EDWARD C BEST CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45
Marriage of a childJames Joseph RUDDClara Agnes BESTView this family
about 1858 (Age 36 years)
Citation details: 2754/1858 RUDD JAMES BEST CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
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2948/1858 RUDD JAMES BEST CLARA YASS

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Citation details: P 45
Birth of a son
#10
Edward J S PEARSON
about 1860 (Age 38 years)
Citation details: 12957/1860 PEARSON EDWARD J S EDWARD C CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Birth of a daughter
#11
Isabella A PEARSON
about 1861 (Age 39 years)
Citation details: 13706/1861 PEARSON ISABELLA A EDWARD C CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Death of a motherAnn PARKER
July 14, 1865 (Age 43 years)
Cause: Burns by falling or being pushed into fire
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 38
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 17 July 1865, page 8
Smith - Mary Ann - Inquest
Smith - Mary Ann - Inquest

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Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 5227/1865 SMITH MARY A AGE 72 YEARS DIED PARRAMATTA PARRAMATTA
Publication: Daily newspaper centred in Sydney
Citation details: 24 November 1865, page 5.
Smith - W H - Allowed bail on murder charge
Smith - W H - Allowed bail on murder charge

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Note: Her husband was charged with her willful murder.
Marriage of a siblingTimothy BRIENAnn View this family
October 28, 1867 (Age 45 years)
Citation details: 2372/1867 BRIEN TIMOTHY SMALL ANN MAITLAND
Birth of a daughter
#12
Amelia A BEST
about 1868 (Age 46 years)
Citation details: V18682432 39A/1868 BEST AMELIA A ROBERT H CLARA
Death of a sisterSarah Jane BRIEN
July 21, 1868 (Age 46 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 46
Note: Her death at Wangaratta is not certain.
Death of a sisterMary Ann BRIEN
November 19, 1876 (Age 55 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 44
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 9302/1876 PEARCE MARY A DANIEL MARY A PARRAMATTA
Death of a brotherDaniel BRIEN
March 15, 1878 (Age 56 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: Page 44
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 8631/1878 BRIEN DANIEL DANIEL UNKNOWN PARRAMATTA
Birth of a grandson
#1
Leslie Robert BEST
about 1880 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: BEST LESLIE ROBERT 27410/1880 BENJAMIN PAUL CLEMENTINA CLARISSA WOLLONGONG
Marriage of a childBenjamin Paul BESTClarissa Clementina NIXONView this family
about 1880 (Age 58 years)
Citation details: 5129/1880 BEST BENJAMIN PAUL NIXON CLARISSA CLEMENTINA WAGGA WAGGA
Marriage of a siblingJohn Robert BRIENMary Elizabeth JOHNSONView this family
about 1883 (Age 61 years)
Citation details: 4310/1883 BRIEN JOHN R JOHNSON MARY E CENTRAL CUMBERLAND
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 36
Birth of a grandson
#2
Bertie C BEST
about 1884 (Age 62 years)
Citation details: BEST BERTIE C 26328/1884 BENJAMIN P CLARISSA C WAGGA WAGGA
Birth of a granddaughter
#3
Ada A A BEST
about 1886 (Age 64 years)
Citation details: BEST ADA A A 27838/1886 BENJAMIN P CLARISSA C WAGGA WAGGA
Death of a husbandEdward Charles PEARSON
December 18, 1887 (Age 66 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 10808/1887 PEARSON EDWARD C JOHN SARAH WAGGA WAGGA
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P45
Birth of a grandson
#4
George William BEST
about 1888 (Age 66 years)
Citation details: BEST GEORGE W 29276/1888 BENJAMIN P CLARISSA C WAGGA WAGGA
Birth of a granddaughter
#5
Claraville M BEST
about 1890 (Age 68 years)
Citation details: BEST CLARAVILLE M 34920/1890 BENJAMIN P CLARISSA C WAGGA WAGGA
Birth of a grandson
#6
Stanley B BEST
about 1892 (Age 70 years)
Citation details: BEST STANLEY B 35862/1892 BENJAMIN P CLARISSA C WAGGA WAGGA
Death of a sisterJane BRIEN
April 7, 1894 (Age 72 years)
Address: "Bungoona" or "Bungonia" Huon Lane
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 42
Death of a brotherJohn Robert BRIEN
October 27, 1895 (Age 73 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 14262/1895 BRIEN JOHN R DANIEL MARY A PARRAMATTA
Birth of a grandson
#7
Rollo W BEST
about 1896 (Age 74 years)
Citation details: BEST ROLLO W 26352/1896 BENJAMIN P CLARISSA C WAGGA WAGGA
Death of a brotherTimothy BRIEN
January 15, 1897 (Age 75 years)
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 43
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 2399/1897 BRIEN TIMOTHY DANIEL MARY A PARRAMATTA
Death September 6, 1899 (Age 77 years)
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 11114/1899 PEARSON CLARA DANIEL CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Publication: Internet document
Note: The book The Brien Family of Seven Hills has the year of her death as 1900.
Burial
Address: Cemetery located on the "Flowerdale" property.
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: January 29, 1821Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
-11 years
elder sister
19 months
elder sister
Jane BRIEN
Birth: May 19, 1811 41 20Seven Hills, New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 7, 1894Seven Hills, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder brother
2 years
elder sister
Mary Ann BRIEN
Birth: September 21, 1815 45 24Seven Hills, New South Wales, Australia
Death: November 19, 1876Seven Hills, New South Wales, Australia
22 months
elder brother
Daniel BRIEN
Birth: July 17, 1817 47 26Seven Hills, New South Wales, Australia
Death: March 15, 1878Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
2 years
elder sister
2 years
herself
2 years
younger brother
2 years
younger sister
Sarah Jane BRIEN
Birth: December 1, 1825 55 34Seven Hills, New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 21, 1868Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
4 years
younger brother
Brien - JamesJames BRIEN
Birth: December 26, 1829 59 38New South Wales, Australia
Death: July 5, 1919Wangaratta, Victoria, Australia
2 years
younger sister
Howard - Eleanor GraceEleanor Grace BRIEN
Birth: March 8, 1832 62 40New South Wales, Australia
Death: April 30, 1926Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Mother’s family with William Henry SMITH - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: October 8, 1839Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
Family with Robert Holt BEST - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: December 24, 1836Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
1 year
daughter
3 years
daughter
3 years
son
3 years
son
3 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
4 years
daughter
3 years
son
1 year
son
16 years
daughter
Family with Edward Charles PEARSON - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: November 4, 1856Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
son
2 years
daughter

BirthThe Briens of Seven Hills
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 30
MarriageThe Briens of Seven Hills
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 35
MarriageB - Marriages Registered in New South Wales
Citation details: V1836209 20/1836 BEST ROBERT H BRIEN CLARA CB
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: 2051/1897 PEARSON EDWARD C BEST CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
MarriageThe Briens of Seven Hills
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45
DeathDeaths Registered in New South Wales
Publication: New South Wales Government
Citation details: 11114/1899 PEARSON CLARA DANIEL CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
DeathThe Briens of Seven Hills
Publication: Internet document
BurialThe Briens of Seven Hills
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45