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Albert Sidney Johnston (February 2, 1803 – April 6, 1862) Considered by Confederate President Jefferson Davis to be the finest (& the second-highest ranking) general officer in the Confederacy before the emergence of Robert E. Lee, he was killed early in the Civil War at the Battle of Shiloh & was the highest-ranking officer, Union or Confederate, killed during the entire war. Davis believed the loss of Johnston "was the turning point of our fate". Johnston was born in Washington, Kentucky.

Albert Sidney Johnston, Confederate general who was mortally wounded at the Battle of Shiloh in April He had been considered the south's most promising general before the exploits of R.

The Great North Road was built from Sydney to the Hunter Valley by convicts between 1826 and 1836. Australian History

The Great North Road was built from Sydney to the Hunter Valley by convicts between 1826 and Australian History

Convicts from the Marquis of Hastings were taken to Hyde Park Barracks in 1826

Prisoners were marched from the Marquis of Hastings directly to Hyde Park Barracks in Find out more about the voyage of the convict ship Marquis of Hastings at Free Settler or Felon

Lithograph of the Gaol Bridge in Parramatta in 1826. The horses are standing behind where the Riverside Theatre now is.The bridge was built on stone piers with timber railings. Photo: State Library of NSW.  from SMH

Lithograph of the Gaol Bridge in Parramatta in The horses are standing behind where the Riverside Theatre now is.The bridge was built on stone piers with timber railings. Photo: State Library of NSW. from SMH

Cricket match in Hyde Park, Sydney 1842 The Australian Cricket Club, formed in 1826, was Sydney's first cricket club. Matches against other pub-based and military clubs were played regularly during the 1830s and 1840s at Hyde Park, where sheep grazed, soldiers paraded.  Many cricket clubs were based on pubs. The Australian Cricket Club was based at the Australian Hotel in George Street,  By Rae, John. From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales

Hyde Park with Sydney Grammar School (at that time Sydney College) in the distance, 1842

John ( b. 1825?) & Esther CROWLEY (1826-1853). 3 children; 1/. JOHN; born 1850 marr. Lizzie. 2/. JANE b. 1851. 3/. LOUISA ( picture); born 1853, died 1921 marr. Geo. P. CONNELLY. Esther CROWLEY died 23 June 1853, age 27, at her residence George St., Sydney. Leaving 2 young children & a new born babe, which must have been Louisa born in 1853. Did John remarry & who brought up the 3 children? What of John CROWLEY`s heritage, free settler or convict?

John ( b. 1825?) & Esther CROWLEY (1826-1853). 3 children; 1/. JOHN; born 1850 marr. Lizzie. 2/. JANE b. 1851. 3/. LOUISA ( picture); born 1853, died 1921 marr. Geo. P. CONNELLY. Esther CROWLEY died 23 June 1853, age 27, at her residence George St., Sydney. Leaving 2 young children & a new born babe, which must have been Louisa born in 1853. Did John remarry & who brought up the 3 children? What of John CROWLEY`s heritage, free settler or convict?

Old Pilgrim's Inn, erected 1826, Blaxland, Blue Mountains NSW, photographed 1927

Old Pilgrim's Inn, erected Blaxland, Blue Mountains NSW, photographed 1927

Great Great Grandfather of Elizabeth Ann Curtain nee James. Reverend Samuel Chambers Kent 1826-1911. Three marriages (widowed X3) and 15-16 children. 10 surviving to adulthood. My great grandmother was Charlotte Maidment Kent born in Sydney NSW, Australia in 1870 (first child of his second marriage). To Samuel C Kent and Charlotte Eliza Wilson nee Chapman. She (Charlotte Chapman/Wilson was also a widow (married first husband Andrew Wilson in Sydney in 1853- two daughters.

Great Great Grandfather of Elizabeth Ann Curtain nee James. Reverend Samuel Chambers Kent 1826-1911. Three marriages (widowed X3) and 15-16 children. 10 surviving to adulthood. My great grandmother was Charlotte Maidment Kent born in Sydney NSW, Australia in 1870 (first child of his second marriage). To Samuel C Kent and Charlotte Eliza Wilson nee Chapman. She (Charlotte Chapman/Wilson was also a widow (married first husband Andrew Wilson in Sydney in 1853- two daughters.


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