Benjamin Colbert

(circa 1803 - 7 June 1871)
     Benjamin Colbert was born circa 1803 in Dromtarriffe, Cork, Ireland. He was the son of Unknown Colbert.
     Benjamin Colbert married Margaret Murphy on 29 April 1834 in Dromtarriffe, Cork. Benjamin was present at Joanna Colbert's christening on 1 February 1840 in Dromtarriffe, Cork.
     Benjamin Colbert arrived per "Britannia" in 1846 at Adelaide, South Australia.
     Benjamin died on 7 June 1871 in Goodwood Rd, Springbank, South Australia. He was listed in directories at Springbank from 1864. He was buried in the West Terrace cemetery, RC section, Adelaide. Memorial inscription: Colbert, Benjamin departed this life many years ago at Goodwood Rd, Springbank. Erected 14.9.1929 by grand-daughter Margaret Shannon. Margaret Shannon died 1.2.1943 aged 79. Michael died 27.8.1874 aged 30. Mary his wife & mother of M E Sanderson & grand-ma of Jim & Lyle, died 21.11.1932 aged 85.

Children of Benjamin Colbert and Margaret Murphy