The Descendants of the Rev. John Vincent, born in 1789.


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1. Rev. John VINCENT [85452] was born in 1789 in Cork Co. Cork Munster Ireland, died on 01 Jan 1854 in Penrith Colony of New South Wales at age 65, and was buried on 03 Jan 1854 in Parramatta Colony of New South Wales.

General Notes: In a File from Mark Turnbull, received in May 2010, he included:
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842-1954) (87> Thursday 5 January 1854
DIED. At his residence, in Penrith, on the 2nd instant, after a short and painful illness, which he bore with Christian fortitude and resignation, the Rev. John Vincent, aged sixty-two years, Colonial Chaplain in the Colony of New South Wales for twenty-six years, and minister of Castlereagh and Emu Plains for the last thirteen years, leaving a widow and large family to deplore their irreparable loss.
AND
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 1954) (a5> Monday 23 July 1923
EARLY. MILITARY COLONIAL CHAPLAIN. TO THE EDITOR OF THE HERALD.
Sir, In an obituary notice in your issue of Saturday, 7th, It is said that the late Rev. John Vincent was an early military colonial chaplain. This statement cannot be correct, tor there never was such a Rank, Position, or Office in those days. The early Chaplains were Civil Officers of the Crown. The only Military Chaplain who ever came to Now South Wales was the Rev. James Bain, who came out in H.M.S. Gorgon In 1791 as Chaplain of the Now South Wales Corps, and returned to England in 1794. The Rev. John Vincent came out in the ship Elizabeth with his wife and four children, arriving at Sydney on January 12, 1828. This was when the Colony was in the diocese of Calcutta, and the Rev. Thomas Hobbes Scott was Archdeacon of New South. Wales. The Rev. John Vincent on arrival was given the charge of the district of Brisbane, then in its Infancy. In 1833 he was transferred to Sutton Forest by Archdeacon Broughton. In 1839 he was appointed to Castlereagh and Emu Plains, where he remained until his death at Penrith in 1854. An Indian ecclesiastic recently stated In Sydney that the early Church In Australia was under the contro1 of Military Chaplalns, which is quite incorrect, for with the exception given there never were any Military Chaplains, nor did any of the British Regiments of the Line that were stationed in Australia have a Chaplain.
I am, etc., JAMES H. WATSON, Honorary Research Secretary, Royal Australian Historical Society.

Noted events in his life were:

Immigration: on board the "Elizabeth" with his Wife, 4 Daughters & a Female Servant,, 1828, the Colony of New South Wales.

Residence at Death: High Street, 01 Jan 1854, Penrith Colony of New South Wales.

John married Eliza HUGHES [85453] [MRIN: 28335], daughter of Timothy HUGHES [88251] and Unknown, before 1821 in Jersey Channel Islands England. Eliza was born in 1793 in Limerick Co. Limerick Ireland, died on 24 Aug 1867 in North Sydney Colony of New South Wales at age 74, and was buried on 25 Aug 1867 in Camperdown Cemetary Colony of New South Wales. The cause of her death was Bronchitis.

Noted events in her life were:

Immigration: to the Colony of New South Wales, Abt 1821.

Residence at Death: MacQuarie Street, 24 Aug 1867, Sydney Colony of New South Wales.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 2 F    i. Caroline Elizabeth VINCENT [88314] was born in 1821 in Cork Co. Cork Munster Ireland and died in 1922 in Marrickville Sydney NSW Australia at age 101.

   3 F    ii. Charlotte Augusta VINCENT [88309] was born circa 1822 in Cork Co. Cork Munster Ireland and died on 18 Apr 1866 in Newtown Sydney Colony of New South Wales at age 44.

General Notes: In an e-Mail received from John Starr in December 2010, he reports that:
The Sydney Morning Herald of April the 21st, 1866, stated:
On the 18th instant, at the residence of her mother, at Newtown, Charlotte Augusta, second daughter of the late Rev. John Vincent, aged 43 years.

+ 4 F    iii. Alica Maria VINCENT [88324] was born in 1824 in Cork Co. Cork Munster Ireland and died in 1911 in NSW Australia at age 87.

+ 5 F    iv. Mary VINCENT [88328] was born in 1826 in Cork Co. Cork Munster Ireland and died in 1896 in Waterloo Sydney Colony of New South Wales at age 70.

   6 M    v. James B VINCENT [89451] was born in 1828 in Colony of New South Wales.

   7 M    vi. Edwin Henry VINCENT [88366] was born on 12 Jan 1829 in Sydney Colony of New South Wales and died on 26 Feb 1830 in Colonies of Victoria or New South Wales at age 1.

   8 M    vii. Frederick W VINCENT [88313] was born circa 1831 in Sydney Colony of New South Wales and died in 1912 in Woollahra Sydney NSW Australia at age 81.

+ 9 M    viii. Alfred Richard VINCENT [88367] was born on 06 Feb 1832 in Sydney Colony of New South Wales and died on 27 Jul 1882 in West Botany Sydney Colony of New South Wales at age 50.

+ 10 F    ix. Emma VINCENT [21351] was born on 29 Jun 1833 in Sutton Forest Colony of New South Wales and died on 06 Jul 1923 in Mosman Sydney NSW Australia at age 90.

+ 11 F    x. Ada Medora VINCENT [21363] was born in 1835 in Camden Colony of New South Wales and died on 09 Apr 1917 in Vevey Vaud Switzerland at age 82.

   12 F    xi. Clara Victoria A VINCENT [88388] was born on 23 Nov 1839 in Camden Colony of New South Wales and died on 30 Apr 1840 in Campbelltown Colony of New South Wales.


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