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William Whitfield (b. 16 Mar 1812, d. 11 Oct 1897)William Whitfield (son of Jacob Whitfield and Mary Gowrie) was born 16 Mar 1812 in Drumgoon,Cootehill,Co.Caven,Ireland, and died 11 Oct 1897 in Port Jackson Rushcutters Bay Sydney, NSW Australia.He married Caroline Philadelphia West on 20 Jun 1836 in St Andrew's Church of Scotland Sydney NSW Australia, daughter of Richard Constable West and Ann Wilson.
Notes for William Whitfield:
Descendants of Abraham Pearson (PDF file)
William emigrated from Cork County, Ireland on the 13-11-1825 on board the "Thames of London" and landed in
Sydney on the 14-4-1826.
He was employed as a carpenter. At one stage lived wih his sister after her marriage, at Windsor, NSW.
On 11 October 1897 in the waters of Port Jackson, Rushcutter’s Bay William Whitfield carpenter, took his own life and drowned aged 86 years. The informant for the death notice was E Whitfield his daughter of 42 Norton Street Leichhardt. William was buried on 13 October 1897 in the Church of England section, Rookwood cemetery - section CCC grave No. 2149 (no headstone) after being 71 years in the Colony.
More About William Whitfield:
Burial: 13 Oct 1897, Church of England section, Rookwood cemetery - section CCC grave No. 2149.
Census: 1841, Elizabeth Street Strawberry Hills, Parish Alexandria, County Cumberland, District Sydney.
More About William Whitfield and Caroline Philadelphia West:
Marriage: 20 Jun 1836, St Andrew's Church of Scotland Sydney NSW Australia.
Children of William Whitfield and Caroline Philadelphia West are:
- +Richard John Whitfield, b. 17 Nov 1840, Braidwood NSW Australia, d. 27 Jul 1929, Braidwood NSW Australia.
- +William Joseph John Whitfield, b. 14 Aug 1836, Braidwood NSW Australia, d. 22 Jun 1925.
- +Jacob Whitfield, b. 28 Oct 1838, Braidwood NSW Australia, d. 22 Oct 1885, Braidwood NSW Aust.
- Susanna Rose Whitfield, b. 27 Sep 1842, Gundagai NSW Australia, d. 21 Apr 1941.
- Mary Anne Whitfield, b. 14 Aug 1844, Sydney NSW Aust, d. 22 Dec 1923.
- Martha Whitfield, b. 3 Jan 1846, Penrith NSW Australia, d. 29 Jul 1882.
- John Whitfield, b. 15 Sep 1848, Mongolo NSW Australia, d. date unknown.
- Caroline Philadelphia Whitfield, b. 10 Jul 1850, Mittagong NSW Australia, d. 29 Dec 1947.
- Esther Whitfield, b. 3 Dec 1852, Picton NSW Australia, d. 24 May 1944.
- Rebekah Whitfield, b. 27 Oct 1854, Picton NSW Australia, d. 17 Jul 1907.
- Sarah Whitfield, b. 30 Jul 1856, Picton NSW Australia, d. May 1917.
- John Joseph Whitfield, b. 14 Sep 1858, Picton NSW Australia, d. 8 May 1938.
- Elizabeth Whitfield, b. 20 Apr 1860, Picton NSW Australia, d. 4 Oct 1952, Roockwood NSW Aust.
- Isabella Whitfield, b. 3 Mar 1862, Picton NSW Australia, d. 31 Aug 1958.