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Susannah Kable (c. 1763–1825)

On the 6th instant, in the 62d year of her age, after a short but severe illness, at her residence in Windsor, Mrs. Susannah Kable, wife of Mr. Henry Kable. Mrs. Kable was one of the oldest inhabitants of this Colony, having arrived with her husband in the first fleet. From Governor Phillips, as well as the Officers collectively, but more particularly from the Rev. Mr. Johnstone and Lady, Mrs. Kable and family received much friendly attention. Her memory will be long cherished by her friends, as she was very generally and deservedly respected.

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Alternative Names
  • Holmes, Susannah

c. 1763
Norfolk, England


6 November, 1825 (aged ~ 62)
Windsor, New South Wales, Australia

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Crime: theft
Sentence: 14 years