James ABSALOM + Elizabeth MOORE

Male Pioneer
18281906
Birth: June 1828 30 29Wilcot, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: June 23, 1906Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia
17971884
Birth: July 30, 1797 24 24Stowell, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: December 30, 1884Stowell, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom
17991875
Birth: about 1799London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
Death: January 7, 1875Stowell, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

Facts and events

Religious marriage January 1, 1853

Witness: Avice ABSALOM (aged 21 years) — younger sister sister-in-law
Witness: Jonas Edwin ABSALOM (aged 19 years) — younger brother brother-in-law
Note: It may be she could not write as she made the mark of a X when Elizabeth signed the marriage registe…

It may be she could not write as she made the mark of a X when Elizabeth signed the marriage register.

In the log of the ship the "Rose of Sharon", Elizabeth was listed as being able to read but not write.

FAM:EMIG
to Australia
January 10, 1855
Note: They boarded the 788 ton ship, the "Rose of Sharon". Skippered by Captain Southeron, the s…

They boarded the 788 ton ship, the "Rose of Sharon". Skippered by Captain Southeron, the ship with its 100 passengers made the crossing in just over three months, arriving in Sydney on 13th April, 1855. They travelled with his brother Stephen and his family.

In the log of the ship the "Rose of Sharon", when they emigrated to Australia, James was listed as literate.