Mid North Coast Pioneers - Newcastle to Lismore and beyond

Martha Susannah Constance Mary BEST1839

Name
Martha Susannah Constance Mary BEST
Given names
Martha Susannah Constance Mary
Surname
BEST
Married name
Martha Susannah Constance Mary BOURKE
Birth about 1839 26 17
Citation details: V1839665 24A/1839 BEST MARTHA ROBERT CLARA
Birth of a brotherRobert H BEST
about 1841 (Age 2 years)
Citation details: V1841986 25A/1841 BEST ROBERT H ROBERT CLARA
Birth of a brotherMatthew W BEST
about 1843 (Age 4 years)
Citation details: V1843745 27A/1843 BEST MATTHEW W ROBERT H CLARA
Birth of a sisterAdelaide BEST
about 1845 (Age 6 years)
Citation details: V18451031 31A/1845 BEST ADELAIDE ROBERT CLARA
Birth of a sisterDiana E BEST
about 1848 (Age 9 years)
Citation details: V18482217 34A/1848 BEST DIANA E ROBERT CLARA
Birth of a sisterSarah J BEST
about 1851 (Age 12 years)
Citation details: V18512433 39A/1851 BEST SARAH J ROBERT H CLARA
Birth of a brotherBenjamin Paul BEST
about 1853 (Age 14 years)
Citation details: V18532434 39A/1853 BEST BENJAMIN P ROBERT H CLARA
Birth of a brotherFrancis G BEST
about 1853 (Age 14 years)
Citation details: V18532436 39A/1853 BEST FRANCIS G ROBERT H CLARA
Death of a fatherRobert Holt BEST
April 3, 1853 (Age 14 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
Religious marriageJames BOURKEView this family
about 1855 (Age 16 years)
Address: Roman Catholic
Citation details: V1855758 101/1855 BOURKE JAMES BEST MARTHA S VT
Marriage of a parentEdward Charles PEARSONClara BRIENView this family
November 4, 1856 (Age 17 years)
Citation details: 2051/1897 PEARSON EDWARD C BEST CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45
Marriage of a siblingJames Joseph RUDDClara Agnes BESTView this family
about 1858 (Age 19 years)
Citation details: 2754/1858 RUDD JAMES BEST CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Text:

There is also this reference:

2948/1858 RUDD JAMES BEST CLARA YASS

Publication: Internet document
Citation details: P 45
Birth of a half-brotherEdward J S PEARSON
about 1860 (Age 21 years)
Citation details: 12957/1860 PEARSON EDWARD J S EDWARD C CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Birth of a half-sisterIsabella A PEARSON
about 1861 (Age 22 years)
Citation details: 13706/1861 PEARSON ISABELLA A EDWARD C CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Death of a maternal grandmotherAnn PARKER
July 14, 1865 (Age 26 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

Note: Downloaded from Trove.

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.
Birth of a sisterAmelia A BEST
about 1868 (Age 29 years)
Citation details: V18682432 39A/1868 BEST AMELIA A ROBERT H CLARA
Marriage of a siblingBenjamin Paul BESTClarissa Clementina NIXONView this family
about 1880 (Age 41 years)
Citation details: 5129/1880 BEST BENJAMIN PAUL NIXON CLARISSA CLEMENTINA WAGGA WAGGA
Death of a motherClara BRIEN
September 6, 1899 (Age 60 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.
Death of a brotherBenjamin Paul BEST
about 1901 (Age 62 years)
Citation details: BEST BENJAMIN P 15678/1901 ROBERT H CLARA WAGGA WAGGA
Deathyes

Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: December 24, 1836Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia
1 year
elder sister
3 years
herself
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
3 years
younger brother
1 year
younger brother
16 years
younger sister
Mother’s family with Edward Charles PEARSON - View this family
step-father
mother
Marriage: November 4, 1856Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
4 years
half-brother
2 years
half-sister
Family with James BOURKE - View this family
husband
herself
Marriage: about 1855Albury, New South Wales, Australia

BirthBirths registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: V1839665 24A/1839 BEST MARTHA ROBERT CLARA
MarriageMarriages registered in New South Wales.
Citation details: V1855758 101/1855 BOURKE JAMES BEST MARTHA S VT