William Alfred Jackson

b. 1865, d. 1941
      William Alfred Jackson was born in 1865 in Macdonald River, New South Wales, a son of Henry and Caroline S. Jackson.

William Alfred Jackson married Amelia Wells in 1891 in Wollombi, New South Wales.

William Alfred Jackson died in 1941 in Singleton, New South Wales.

Family

Amelia Wells b. 1872, d. 1962
Child

Amelia Wells

b. 1872, d. 1962
      Amelia Wells was born in 1872 in Wollombi, New South Wales, a daughter of William and Ann Wells.

Amelia Wells married William Alfred Jackson in 1891 in Wollombi, New South Wales.

Amelia Jackson died in 1962 in Hamilton, New South Wales.

Family

William Alfred Jackson b. 1865, d. 1941
Child

Daniel Joseph Syron

b. 23 Oct 1864, d. 9 Jan 1942
Father*Patrick Syron b. about 1825, d. 1905
Mother*Frances Smith b. about 1828, d. 1915
      Daniel Joseph Syron was born on 23 Oct 1864 in Manning River, New South Wales. He was a partner of Susannah Clarke about 1888 according to information on Susannah's Death Certificate at Forster, New South Wales.
Daniel Joseph Syron and Susannah Clarke reportedly had 11 children, but birth records were apparently destroyed when the local church was destroyed by fire.

Daniel was a Labourer in 1929.
A photograph of Daniel, with Annie Syron, about 1935.

Daniel Joseph Syron died on 9 Jan 1942 at the Macleay River District Hospital in Taree, New South Wales, at the age of 77.
He was buried on 10 Jan 1942 at the Roman Catholic Cemetery, Dawson River in Taree, New South Wales, and the cause of his death was recorded as accidental, as a result of him being run over by a vehicle at Coopernook. An obituary for Daniel Joseph was published in the Wingham Chronicle and Manning River Observer on 20 Jan 1942. It read:
MR. DANIEL SYRON.
The death occurred in the M.R.D. Hospital on January 9 of Mr. Daniel Syron, aged 77 years, of Coralville.
The deceased was a native of Oxley Island and had lived all his life about the Manning.
The following family survive: Mrs. Robert Salter (Minimbah), Mrs. Hawkins, (Newcastle), Miss Annie Syron (Minimbah), Mrs Fairhall (Newcastle), Mrs. Howden (Newcastle), Mr. David John Syron (Newcastle), Mr Daniel Syron (Sydney). Mr. Robert
Syron (Minimbah) and Mr. Patrick Syron (Newcastle). Deceased daughters were Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Shelton (Newcastle).
The funeral left Mr. Bridge's chapel for the Dawson cemetery on Saturday, Rev. Father Carey conducting the service.

Family

Susannah Clarke b. 19 May 1870, d. 13 Apr 1954
Children

Susannah Clarke

b. 19 May 1870, d. 13 Apr 1954
      Susannah Clarke was born on 19 May 1870 in Cape Hawke, New South Wales, and according to information on her Death Certificate she was a daughter of Robert Clarke and Susannah Mayers. Susan is of Biripi heritage. She was a partner of Daniel Joseph Syron about 1888 according to information on Susannah's Death Certificate at Forster, New South Wales.
Susannah Clarke and Daniel Joseph Syron reportedly had 11 children, but birth records were apparently destroyed when the local church was destroyed by fire.


Susannah Clarke died on 13 Apr 1954 at the Wallamba War Memorial Hospital in Nabiac, New South Wales, at the age of 83 at the age of 86 years. The report in the Manning River Times of 28 April 1954 read: Late Mrs Syron's Many Descendants
The late Mrs Susan Syron, who passed away on April 13, aged 85 years, is survived by daughters Norah (Minimbah), Annie (Wallsend), Hope (Beralla), Kate (Islington) and sons Dave (Newcastle), Bob (Minimbah), Paddy (Sydney) and 97 grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Two daughters and one son predeceased her.

She was buried on 15 Apr 1954 at the Church of England Cemetery in Forster, New South Wales.

Family

Daniel Joseph Syron b. 23 Oct 1864, d. 9 Jan 1942
Children

Patrick Syron

b. about 1825, d. 1905
      Patrick Syron was born about 1825 in Co. Mayo.
He emigrated on 25 Feb 1840 from Port Macquarie, New South Wales, from Kingston Harbour (Co. Dublin, Ireland) on board the convict ship "Augusta Jessie", which carried 155 male prisoners, including 23 Junior Prisoners. Patrick Syron, age 15, was one of these, (Convict No.407518) and he had been sentenced to transportation for 7 years for stealing tobacco. It is recorded that junior convicts attended a school for an hour and a half each morning and afternoon. Bryan Coan was listed as a schoolmaster on the convict indents and it may have been he who conducted the school during the voyage. The ship landed in Sydney on 25 Feb 1840.
Patrick Syron was granted a Ticket of Leave, Ref: 45/2019, on the recommendation of the Police Magistrate at Port Macquarie. This was replaced by a Certificate of Freedom on 22 Oct 1846 (Ref. 46/989) in 1845.
Patrick was possibly granted land following the granting of his Certificate of Freedom at Oxley Island in Manning River District, New South Wales.

Patrick Syron married Frances Smith on 17 Jul 1848 at St Andrew's Church in Port Macquarie, New South Wales, according to Patrick's information on Daniel's birth certificate.
Patrick and Frances lived in Oxley Island, New South Wales, in Oct 1864 according to Patrick's information on Daniel's birth certificate.
Patrick Syron recorded there were 2 male and 3 female children living, and 1 male and 1 female deceased according to Patrick's information on Daniel's birth certificate on 23 Oct 1864.


Patrick Syron died in 1905 in Port Macquarie, New South Wales, at the age of 80 years. Parents' names not recorded. A Coronial Inquest was held on 17 Apr 1905 into the death of Patrick Syron and the Coroner recorded that Patrick's death was a result of complications from influenza.
He was buried in Port Macquarie, New South Wales, in an unmarked grave.

Family

Frances Smith b. about 1828, d. 1915
Children

Frances Smith

b. about 1828, d. 1915
      Frances Smith was born about 1828 in Co. Armagh according to Patrick's information on Daniel's birth certificate. Family members believe she may have been a daughter of Patrick Smith (convict) and Frances McLean.

Frances Smith married Patrick Syron on 17 Jul 1848 at St Andrew's Church in Port Macquarie, New South Wales, according to Patrick's information on Daniel's birth certificate. Frances Smith was also known as Fanny.
Frances and Patrick lived in Oxley Island, New South Wales, in Oct 1864 according to Patrick's information on Daniel's birth certificate.

Frances Smith died in 1915 at Victoria Street in Taree, New South Wales, a daughter of Patrick and Agnes.
She was buried at Dawson River Cemetery, Landsdowne Road in Taree, New South Wales, in an unmarked grave.

Family

Patrick Syron b. about 1825, d. 1905
Children

William Leslie Graham

b. 1898, d. 1950
      William Leslie Graham was born in 1898 in Paddington, New South Wales, a son of William H and Frances (Lodge) Graham.

William Leslie Graham married Margaret Burke, daughter of Patrick Henry Burke and Johanna O'Connor, in 1919 in Waverley, New South Wales.
William was a Night Watchman in 1944.

William Leslie Graham died in 1950 in Waverley, New South Wales.

Family

Margaret Burke b. 1902
Child

Margaret Burke

b. 1902
Father*Patrick Henry Burke b. about 1865, d. 1920
Mother*Johanna O'Connor b. about 1870
      Margaret Burke was born in 1902 in Waverley, New South Wales.

Margaret Burke married William Leslie Graham in 1919 in Waverley, New South Wales.

Family

William Leslie Graham b. 1898, d. 1950
Child

John Franklin Herbertson

b. about 1830, d. 1904
      John Franklin Herbertson was born about 1830.
John lived in Nevertire, New South Wales, in 1885.
John was a Boundary Rider in 1885.

John Franklin Herbertson married Mary Virgo Fuller, daughter of John Smith and Ann Lee, on 25 Aug 1885 at the Manse in Dubbo, New South Wales, and it was recorded that Mary was a Widow and that John was a Widower. It seems probable that Mary believed she was a widow as she had had no contact from her husband James for around ten years and presumed him to be deceased.

John Franklin Herbertson died in 1904 in Granville, New South Wales, a son of John F. and Christina Herbertson.

Patrick Henry Burke

b. about 1865, d. 1920
      Patrick Henry Burke was born about 1865.

Patrick Henry Burke married Johanna O'Connor in 1887 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.

Patrick Henry Burke died in 1920 in Waverley, New South Wales.

Family

Johanna O'Connor b. about 1870
Children

Johanna O'Connor

b. about 1870
      Johanna O'Connor was born about 1870.

Johanna O'Connor married Patrick Henry Burke in 1887 in Tenterfield, New South Wales.

Family

Patrick Henry Burke b. about 1865, d. 1920
Children

Francis Hervey Grante

b. about 1875, d. b 1929
      Francis Hervey Grante was born about 1875.

Francis Hervey Grante married Margaret Flanagan about 1900.
Francis was a Horse Breeder.

Francis Hervey Grante died b 1929.

Family

Margaret Flanagan b. about 1880, d. b 1929
Child

Margaret Flanagan

b. about 1880, d. b 1929
      Margaret Flanagan was born about 1880.

Margaret Flanagan married Francis Hervey Grante about 1900.

Margaret Flanagan died b 1929.

Family

Francis Hervey Grante b. about 1875, d. b 1929
Child

Stanley McLennan

b. 1895
Father*William McLennan b. about 1851, d. 1939
Mother*Jane McKay b. about 1860
      Stanley McLennan was born in 1895 in Bombala, New South Wales.

Grace A. McLennan

b. 1899
Father*William McLennan b. about 1851, d. 1939
Mother*Jane McKay b. about 1860
      Grace A. McLennan was born in 1899 in Bombala, New South Wales.