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Major William KEMP[1, 2, 3, 4]

Male 1782 - 1856  (74 years)  Submit Photo / DocumentSubmit Photo / Document    Has 11 ancestors and 39 descendants in this family tree.

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  • Name William KEMP 
    Prefix Major 
    Born 5 Jan 1782  North Abbey, Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1856  Macleay River, New South Wales, Australian Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    Boonongii 
    _FSFTID L7P7-FNW 
    _UID 292A17BFDED84E308B211B478499575A398E 
    Died 28 Jul 1856  Macleay River, New South Wales, Australian Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
    Buried Aft 28 Jul 1856  [4
    Address:
    "Boonanghii" 
    Headstones Submit Headstone Photo Submit Headstone Photo 
    Notes 
    • He began military service on 6 May 1805 as a Lieutenant in the 55th Regiment. He saw military service as a Captain in the 16th Regiment of foot in 1822. He was Military Commandant between 1837 and 1839 at Port Macquarie. During this time he abolished the flogging of convicts and "was kind and humane to the Aboriginal people". William and Maria Susanna Kemp arrived aboard the "Asia" on 2 Dec 1837. He saw military service as a Brevet Major in the 80th Regiment of foot in 1838.

      Grazier west of Kempsy New South Wales Australia from 1840
    Person ID I47742  ONS | KLN Cork Ireland
    Last Modified 10 Jun 2017 

    DNA Tests  1 person has linked a DNA test to Major William KEMP 

    Father Ancestors Robert KEMP,   b. 1746, Rathcooney, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 7 Feb 1826, Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 80 years) 
    Mother Elena STEERS,   d. 1784, North Abbey, Cork, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 23 Nov 1769  Shandon, Cork., Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 7
    Family ID F17493  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maria Susannah BLACKISTON,   b. 28 Dec 1799, Rochester, Kent, England, Great Britain Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jun 1863, Macleay River, New South Wales, Australian Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 26 Nov 1821  Rochester, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 9, 10, 11
    Children 
     1. William Henry KEMP,   b. 27 Apr 1823, Robben Island, Cape of Good Hope, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Sep 1857, Macleay River, New South Wales, Australian Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    +2. Robert Augustus Hadden KEMP,   b. 1824,   d. 21 Jun 1922, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years)
    +3. Reverend Frederick Richard KEMP,   b. 1827,   d. 3 Aug 1877, Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australian Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     4. James Hadden KEMP,   chr. 3 Jun 1829, Chatham, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Maria Susan KEMP,   chr. 4 Feb 1831, Rochester, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    +6. Gallwey Francis KEMP,   b. 27 Nov 1832, Fort Pitt, Chatham, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1878, Kempsey, New South Wales, Australian Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 45 years)
    +7. Ellen KEMP,   b. 1834, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1928, Wodonga, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)
     8. Arthur KEMP,   b. 9 Mar 1838,   d. 20 Sep 1886, New South Wales, Australian Colonies Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    Family ID F14896  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Nov 1821 - Rochester, Kent, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2371] WorldFamilies, Pedigrees Forum - http://www.worldfamilies.net/forum/?topic=2401 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S1854] Kentish Kemps (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S3819] WikiTree, 9 March 2016; http://www.wikitree.com/wiki/Kemp-1728 (Reliability: 2).

    4. [S4276] Email: Kerry Farmer, RE: KEMP family in NSW; 15 March 2011; Andrew Kemp (Reliability: 2).

    5. [S2211] FTDNA - Camp-Kemp, http://www.familytreedna.com/my-ftdna/gedcom-viewer.aspx?kn=JUA5NMOM3sY%3d&gedtype=paternal (Reliability: 3).

    6. [S2268] Ryerson Index (Reliability: 2).

    7. [S1078] Email: Jennifer Willmott, Re: Kemp Family; 7 September 2009; Andrew Kemp (Reliability: 2).

    8. [S1142] Australian Vital Records 1788 - 1905, Reg. No. 1856/2285 (Reliability: 2).

    9. [S100] Digger - Death Index Victoria 1921-1985, Reg. No. 1928/17719 (Reliability: 2).

    10. [S1142] Australian Vital Records 1788 - 1905, Reg. No. 1878/6846 (Reliability: 2).

    11. [S1142] Australian Vital Records 1788 - 1905, Reg. No. 1886/10411 (Reliability: 2).

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