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Abraham Jacobs, one of 200 convicts transported on the Hercules, 14 June 1832
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||5th May, 1884
life span was 60 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Lancaster Quarter Session
14th June, 1832
16th October, 1832
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 199 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 355 (178)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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D Wong on 9th December, 2014 wrote:
Abraham was a travelling jeweller in Prussia and was convicted of ‘stealing goods’ and was sentenced in the Lancaster Quarter Session, London on 4 July 1831
Abraham was Jewish, could read and write German. He married Eliza Pearce aged 17 who was a born a free person in Parramatta NSW, Abraham was 28 at his marriage. They had 8 children.
1884: Abraham died at Carinda, NSW of ‘diarrhoea’ aged 69.
Perry A. Olive. on 4th May, 2015 wrote:
Abraham was My Great Great Great Grandfather. My Mother Irene Isabel Amy Jacobs.
Perry A. Olive
Such is Life
Convict Changes History
Ros Erskine on 3rd March, 2013 made the following changes:
date of birth 1812, date of death 5th May, 1884, gender, occupation, crime