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James Mckeon

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Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: James Mckeon
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1812
Occupation: Farmer
Date of Death: 15th September, 1867
Age: 55 years

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 7 years

Crime: Sheep-stealing
Convicted at: Longford
Sentence term: 7 years
Ship: Samuel Boddington
Departure date: 23rd September, 1845
Arrival date: 18th January, 1846
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 60 other convicts


Primary source: Convict Ident, Hobart.
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Community Contributions

Janet Tucker on 30th June, 2021 wrote:

Married Mary Cotterell (Convict) at Hobart on 03/01/1848.
Died Forbes, NSW 15/09/1867. Crushed in accident at Molong, NSW.

Jeffery McKeon on 7th January, 2022 wrote:

James first wife died.
He was transported in the Samuel Boddington it sailed on23/09/1845 and arrived on18/01/1846 in Van Diemens Land.

Convict Changes History

Janet Tucker on 30th June, 2021 made the following changes:

convicted at, term: 7 years, voyage, source: Convict Ident, Hobart. (prev. ), firstname: James, surname: Mckeon, alias1: , alias2: , alias3: , alias4: , date of birth: 1812, date of death: 15th September, 1867, gender: m, occupation, crime

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