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Jacob Bellett (1802–1835)

Jacob Bellett was born on Norfolk Island on 7 December 1802, the son of Jacob Bellett and his wife Ann née Harper. Jacob left Norfolk Island with his family for Van Diemen's Land (Tasmania) on the City of Edinburgh in 1808. He married Mary Fisher on 29 December 1824 at St David's Hobart. Following her death in 1826 he married Susannah Free at Clarence in 1827. He died on 20 May 1835 (his surname was registered as Billett) at Clarence Plains. His occupation was listed as publican.

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Alternative Names
  • Billett, Jacob
  • Bellette, Jacob

7 December, 1802
Norfolk Island, Australia


23 May, 1835 (aged 32)
Clarence Plains, Tasmania, Australia

Cause of Death


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