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John Kennedy

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Kennedy
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to Life

Crime: Political prisoner
Convicted at: Ireland. Kildare
Sentence term: Life
Ship: Friendship
Departure date: 24th August, 1799
Arrival date: 16th February, 1800
Place of arrival New South Wales
Passenger manifest Travelled with 151 other convicts


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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 27th June, 2019 wrote:

The Colonial Secretary Index, 1788-1825, has information on this person as follows:

KENNEDY, John. Per “Friendship”, 1800

1808-9 - On return of prisoners conditionally pardoned by Lieutenant Governor Foveaux between 31 Jul 1808 and 8 Jan 1809 (Reel 6001; SZ760 p.134b)

1817 Jan - Re permission to marry at Parramatta (Reel 6005; 4/3495 p.434)

1823 Dec 10 - Memorial of William Burgin re dispute with Rose, wife of the late John Kennedy, concerning purchase of land at Parramatta (Fiche 3061; 4/1834A No.48A pp.287-90)

Maureen Withey on 10th August, 2021 wrote:

Source: Familysearch images.

Marriage at Parramatta.
John Kennedy, convict, per Friendship, and Rosetta McLaughlan, per Francis and Eliza, were married 17 January 1817, by Banns, at the church of St Johns, Parramatta. Both of Parramata.

Convict Changes History

Eric Harry Daly on 5th February, 2013 made the following changes:

convicted at, term 99 years, voyage, source, firstname, surname, alias1, alias2, alias3, alias4, date of birth 0000, date of death 0000, gender, occupation, crime

Maureen Withey on 10th August, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at

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