Captain Alexander Books, Free Settler "Active" 1791

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Captain Alexander Books

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Montrose, Angus, Scotland (United Kingdom)
Death: September 01, 1864 (76-77)
Portland Head NSW Australia
Place of Burial: Ebenezer Churchyard NSW Australia
Immediate Family:

Husband of Margaret Emeline Grono
Father of John Books; Elizabeth Books; Margaret Catherine Mobbs; Matilda R Books; Jane Books and 8 others

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About Captain Alexander Books, Free Settler "Active" 1791

ALEXANDERS ARRIVAL IN AUSTRALIA: Alexander Books was among a group of sailors from the ship "Active" who were marooned during a sealing expedition on the New Zealand coast line for four years. They were rescued in 1813 by Captain John Grono and his crew on the Govenor Bligh, all arriving in Port Jackson on 15 December 1813.

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Captain Alexander Books, Free Settler "Active" 1791's Timeline

1787
1787
Angus, Scotland
1809
1809
Age 22
Active
1819
February 20, 1819
Pitt Town NSW Australia
1820
November 28, 1820
Pitt Town NSW Australia
1824
December 29, 1824
Pitt Town, New South Wales, Australia
1826
October 3, 1826
Portland Head NSW Australia
1828
November 18, 1828
Portland Head NSW Australia
1831
April 4, 1831
Portland Head NSW Australia
1832
August 8, 1832
Portland Head, New South Wales, Australia