James Timmins

Brief Life History of James

When James Timmins was born on 18 August 1757, in Glen, County Cavan, Ireland, his father, Thomas Timmins, was 23 and his mother, Sarah Gates, was 22. He married Ann BALDWIN on 6 September 1807, in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 7 daughters. In 1810, at the age of 53, his occupation is listed as farmer. He died on 21 February 1837, in New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 79, and was buried in Windsor, New South Wales, Australia.

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Family Time Line

James Timmins
1757–1837
Ann BALDWIN
1788–1884
Marriage: 6 September 1807
Michael TIMMINS
1808–1850
Mary TIMMINS
1810–1854
William TIMMINS
1811–1907
Ann TIMMINS
1813–1893
Margaret TIMMINS
1814–1894
John TIMMINS
1816–1911
Catherine TIMMINS
1818–1905
Patrick TIMMINS
1820–1898
Henry TIMMINS
1822–1905
Bridget TIMMINS
1824–1907
Elizabeth Timmins
1826–1905
Agnes TIMMINS
1828–1885
James Timmins
1831–

Sources (4)

  • Legacy NFS Source: James Timmins - Government record: Passenger or voyage record: birth: 1757;
  • James Timmin, "Australia Marriages, 1810-1980"
  • James Timmins, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (7)

1770

Lieutenant James Cook charts the easter coastline of the continent aboard the Endeavour and claims the land as a British possession.

1788

Britain establishes the Colony of New South Wales at Sydney Cove.

1788

Established 26 January 1788

Name Meaning

English (mainly West Midlands): variant of Timmin + post-medieval excrescent -s. Timmin is ‘Timm's (son or servant)’, from the Middle English personal name Timm + the West Midlands genitival suffix -en.

Irish: variant of Timmons .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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EXTRACT From - THE HAWKSBURY SETTLER Australian Town and Country Journal Wed 3 May 1905

Among the first settlers outside of the mili tary were some of the flnest and most indus trious of the pioneers, as well as some politi cal exiles. Here to-day we find their descen dants on the very l …

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