1st Generation to come to Australia
Isabella and William were both born in Scotland. They met and married in Wellingrove NSW on 3rd October 1866. At the time William described himself as ‘a bushman and a batchelor’. Isabella was 29 and William 40. They had two children, Robert James and William Pearce. Tragically, Isabella died giving birth to their third child who also died. She was just 33 years old.