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Johnson, Benjamin (1831–?)

Benjamin Johnson arrived in Sydney in 1845 as an assisted immigrant aboard the Elizabeth. He was travelling with a married brother. His age was given as 15, his occupation as farm servant and his religion as Episcopalian.

He married Sarah Boyd in 1848. In the 1870s he went prospecting for gold and his family did not hear from him again.

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'Johnson, Benjamin (1831–?)', People Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://peopleaustralia.anu.edu.au/biography/johnson-benjamin-26363/text34219, accessed 17 October 2021.

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Birth

1831
Lincolnshire, England

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