Michael Malcolm Morgan Mitchell (c.1799 - d.)

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Birthplace: England, UK
Death: Died in Sydney, NSW, Australia
Managed by: Aileen Elsie Rowe
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Immediate Family

About Michael Malcolm Morgan Mitchell

In 1810 Jane Grono's father John went sealing and returned to celebrate Christmas 1813 with an amazing haul: 14000 seal skins, three tons of whale oil and ten sealers marooned four years on the New Zealand coast.

Jane married a survivor of that voyage, the middle aged Robert McKenzie.

Michael did not arrive in Australia until January 1820 and did not sail with any of the Gronos until 1822 when he went on a voyage to New Zealand with John Grono as the master of the ship. Source:- Ship's crew list details. Michael's parents and birthplace are unknown. Michael's death is unknown at present but Jane's death certificate tells us that Michael was her spouse when she died in 1865.

Additional Source:

File name EVANS Geoffrey Dallas File Description Ancestors of Geoffrey Dallas EVANS Reference MITCHELL Michael Morgan Malcolm Reference notes 1800 - 1856 fa of matilda EYLES File format Print File number 04\018289

Additional info from geni Message from Dene James

He arrived as a Seaman on the Lord Wellington, female convict ship in January 1820 and almost immediately joined the crew of the Lynx on a sealing expedition to the South Shetland Islands. They were away for about 2 years. On his return he worked for William Grono on his farm at Windsor before going on a couple more sealing expeditions with John Grono and Alexander Books as the masters on the vessels he sailed on. He then married Jane in 1827. 
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Michael Malcolm Morgan Mitchell's Timeline

1799
1799
UK
1816
1816
Age 17
Lord Wellington
1827
January 8, 1827
Age 28
Parramatta
1828
September 30, 1828
Age 29
Webbs Creek NSW Australia
1828
Age 29
New South Wales, Australia
1830
September 30, 1830
Age 31
Paramatta, New South Wales, Australia
1831
1831
Age 32
Parramatta NSW Australia
1832
July 28, 1832
Age 33
Portland Head, New South Wales, Australia
1833
November 26, 1833
Age 34
Newcastle NSW Australia