Jim's Genie Jottings

A history of the Fleming, Jolliffe, Kessey and Murphy families of New South Wales - and their forebears

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Sergeant Benjamin Heazle

b. circa 1792, d. 28 December 1850

Person Exhibits


Sergeant Benjamin Heazle was born circa 1792 at Kilbrogan in Bandon.1,2

Family life

Sergeant Benjamin Heazle and Elizabeth Wilson were married circa 1811. I could not find a record of the marriage, but there is no reason to doubt the information from Frances Reed's death certificate.3

Children with Elizabeth Wilson

DaughterFrances Heazle+ (b. 1812, d. 5 April 1895)
SonJames Heazle (b. circa September 1822, d. 20 June 1824)

Working life

  • On 26 December 1809 Sergeant Benjamin Heazle was a weaver in Bandon.1,2


Sergeant Benjamin Heazle died on 28 December 1850.2


  1. [S1635] 55th Foot Soldiers, "UK Regimental Registers of Service", digital image, The National Archives, Kew, Ancestry.com (www.Ancestry.com : online 12 Jan 2022), WO25, piece 421, 55 Foot; citing The National Archives, Kew
  2. [S1637] War Office, "Length of Service Pensions, Admission Books", digital images, Fold3, Ancestry (www.fold3.com : online 14 Jan 2022), WO117, piece 03: 1832-1839; WO97, 1809-1832, piece 901
  3. [S405] Death Certificate, Frances Reed, Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages, NSW, Vol 1895 No 4274.
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ContextCh forebears
Ch Kessey forebears
Pedigree Murphy
Last Edited29 January 2022