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Cavanough, Owen (1762–1841)

Owen Cavanough was an able seaman aboard the Sirius which sailed into Botany Bay as part of the First Fleet in January 1788. He was stranded at Norfolk Island after the Sirius was wrecked in 1790. He was discharged and became a settler and later married Margaret Darnell.

The couple moved to Ebenezer, New South Wales, with their children in 1796.

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'Cavanough, Owen (1762–1841)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, http://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/cavanough-owen-17290/text32911, accessed 23 July 2018.

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