Patrick Colbert

(4 March 1816 - 30 June 1876)
     Patrick Colbert was also known as Colebert in records. He was christened on 4 March 1816 in Fermoy, Cork, Ireland. There was no Garret Colbert as head of household in Cork by 1852 valuation. By the naming patterns he should be the son of Thomas & Catherine - a Thomas Colbert was living at Mogeely (Conna) at the 1852 Valuation of Ireland, also a Thomas at Macroney and another at Ballynoe; also one at Lismore, Waterford. No Garret in the Ancestry version of the Tithe Applotment books in Fermanagh. He was the son of Garret Colbert and Bridget Toohill?
     Patrick Colbert married Johanna Bourke on 2 August 1839 in Fermoy, Cork. Stephen Colbert states it was 2 August. Patrick was a labourer.
     Patrick Colbert and Johanna Bourke arrived per "Elphinstone" on 8 October 1840 at Sydney, New South Wales. He departed Plymouth 3 June 1840, as a bounty immigrant with wife Johannah. Elphinstone 425 tons under Capt. T Fremlin, 26 crew, 12 passengers, 248 bounty immigrants: Patrick Colbert - brought out by Mr Gapper, Native of Fermoy, son of Garret Coleburt, farm labourer, aged 24 years on embarkation, Person certifying register of baptism 4 March 1816 J Murphy, C Vicar, character and person certifying the same James Morrough, Esq. manager of the National Bank of Ireland, Fermoy, Good health, Reads & writes, Roman Catholic; Bounty immigrants: Johannah Coleburt, wife of Patrick, daughter of Th. Bourke, a shoemaker and Norry Spilane, house servant, aged 24 years on embarkation, native of Fermoy, Person certifying registry of baptism 2 Feb 1820 J Murphy, C. vicar. good health, read & writes, Roman Catholic.
     Patrick died on 30 June 1876 in Liverpool Hospital, New South Wales, aged 60. He died of fatty disease of the heart & congestion of the lungs. He was buried in Liverpool.

Children of Patrick Colbert and Johanna Bourke