Notes for Owen Martin: Owen Martin was convicted at Fermanagh Ireland in 1790 aged 18. He was sentenced to 7 years in the colony.
He arrived in Sydney in 27 September, 1791 on the convict ship “Queen” as part of the 3rd Fleet.
Sarah Walden aka Wharton/Warfort/Warfont/Oatley was transported to Australia as a convict on the "Kitty" in 1792. She was assigned to Owen Martin as a convict servant and was listed as appointed to him in “Governor Hunter Women Convict Assignment Report 1798” a return of convict women in the services of Officers or other households.
Owen and Sarah did not marry. In 1795 a daughter Sarah was born, on 3 March 1796 Rose (Rosetta) Martin was born in Parramatta. A son Owen jnr was born in about 1800 died 1846, another son Thomas was born (date unknown).
Owen later had two children with Catherine Osborne a convict from the ship "Glatton", the children being Mary born 1806 and Patrick born 1808.
On 1/10/1796 Owen was granted 30 acres of land at Toongabbie.(from Toongabbie (Part 2) by John McClymont)
On 1/2/1811 Owen was granted a Certificate of Emancipation (State Records of NSW) Religion – Roman Catholic Colonial Secretary Index 1788-1825(State Records of NSW) 01/05/1797 – On list of grants and leases of land in the Colonial Secretary’s Office. 10/04/1802 – Particulars of arms in possession of. 11,13/06/1814 – On list of settlers to receive Government cattle on credit. 09/07/1814 – on return of horned cattle issued from the Government herds between 8/5/1814 and 9/1/1819 1816 – Recommended C Wiltshire as teacher Toongabbie 30/04/1819 – On return of persons indebted to Government for cattle issued from the Government Herds, to be paid for in kind. 1810 - cloth for wool delivery (News 1810 Index No.1)
Owen died in August, 1821 and was buried at St John's Church Parramatta.
More About Owen Martin: Burial: 1821, St Johns, Parramatta, NSW, Australia. Immigration: 27 Sep 1791, came to Sydney as a convict on the ship 'Queen'.340 Religion: Roman Catholic.341