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Ann Jones

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Ann Jones
Aliases: Hand, Van Straten
Gender: f

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1785
Occupation: Country servant
Date of Death: August, 1834
Age: 49 years

Life Span

Life span

Female median life span was 53 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 7 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Dublin City
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: -
Departure date:
Arrival date*: -
Place of arrival -
Passenger manifest -
* Arrival date is estimated


Primary source: Tasmanian Archives - Convicts http://portal.archives.tas.gov.au/menu.aspx?search=11
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Community Contributions

Carol Axton-Thompson on 25th September, 2012 wrote:

Ann Jones was transported from Falmouth, departing 8 Dec 1813, to Sydney (arriving 4 May 1814)per ‘Catherine’. She was then transferred to van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) on the ‘Kangaroo’ departing Sydney May 1814, arriving Hobart 1 June 1814.
Age 27 yrs. Country servant.

Colonial Offences:
20 Jan 1831 - Drunk. Fined 5/-.
7 Mar 1831 - Drunk. fined 5/-.

Ann married William HAND 5 Jan 1815 Hobart.
Children: Sarah b. 1816 baptised 14 Nov 1816 Hobart; William b. 1818 baptised 4 Dec 1818 Hbt.
Husband William Hand died 28 June 1821 (aged 61yrs).

Ann married 2nd time to Sander van Straten (Stratton/Strater) 16 June 1832 New Norfolk (ref. 1980/1832-36). Sander died 1852 New Norfolk.

Ann - Free by servitude May 1819.
Ann - Certificate of Freedom 1 Nov 1823.

Ann Van Straten burial 7 Aug 1834, New Norfolk, age 50yrs. (ref. 3773/1834-34).

Convict Changes History

Carol Axton-Thompson on 25th September, 2012 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 7 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 1785, date of death August, 1834, gender, occupation, crime

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