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Abraham Jacobs

Abraham Jacobs, one of 200 convicts transported on the Hercules, 14 June 1832

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Abraham Jacobs
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Dealer
Date of Death: 5th May, 1884
Age: 72 years

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 60 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Theft
Convicted at: Lancaster Quarter Session
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Hercules
Departure date: 14th June, 1832
Arrival date: 16th October, 1832
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 199 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 89, Class and Piece Number HO11/8, Page Number 355 (178)
Source description: 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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Community Contributions

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.

2/5/1839: TOL
19/9/1845: COF

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
@PantherPez
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

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