Joseph Nash was born 30 January 1796 in Staplehurst, Kent, England, United Kingdom to John Nash (1762-1823) and Elizabeth Ottaway (1765-1856) and died 29 December 1868 Camden, New South Wales, Australia of cancer of the stomach, gangrene of lower extremities. He married Elizabeth Rootes (1794-1847) 16 August 1820 in Northiam, Sussex, England, United Kingdom. He married Rebecca King (1813-1892) 1854 in Newtown, New South Wales, Australia.

He arrived in New South Wales on 26 May 1839 on the Roxborough Castle, as a free settler.


Offspring of Joseph Nash and Elizabeth Rootes (1794-1847)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Ann Nash (1821-1922)
Elizabeth Nash (1823-1889)
Louisa Nash (1825-1897) 28 January 1825 Northiam, Sussex, England, United Kingdom 15 December 1897 Cawdor, New South Wales, Australia Joseph Doust (1820-1907)
Sabina Nash (1827-1855)
Sarah Nash (1829-1920)
Miriam Nash (1831-1855)
Joseph Nash (1833-1910)
Caleb Nash (1835-1920)


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