James was born in Scotland circa 1758 and died at Freeman's Reach, NSW, in 1844. He was the son of James Brackenrig and Elizabeth French. James was a Private in the NSW Corps and arrived in Sydney on the Neptune, in June 1790. He married
Catherine Eades (nee Miller) in Sydney in 1796. Catherine 'came free' as the wife of Joseph Eades, whom she married in England. Joseph also was a Private in NSW Corps. He was drowned in Sydney in 1796.
Children of Catherine and Joseph:
Ann Eades 1793 married Samuel Young
Mary Eades 1795
Joseph Eades 1789 Birmingham - 1864 Orange, NSW married Elizabeth Pritchard in
Children of Joseph and Elizabeth:
Henry 1814 England - 1857 Orange
Mary 1815 England - 1850 West Maitland
Joseph 1818 Pitt Town, NSW - 1879 Dubbo - married Ann Parker
Eleanor 1820 Sydney - 1880 West Maitland - married John Thomas Collins
Edward J 1823 Sydney
William 1825 Sydney
Elizabeth Eades 1792
Vienna Brackenrig Eades 1796 (both born Sydney).
Catherine died in childbirth in 1804.
Children of James Brackenrig and Catherine Miller:
Charles James Brackenrig born 1797 Sydney. married Marion Grace (Mary) Stubbs in 1819 in Sydney
Children of Charles and Marion :
Jane 1821 - married Charles Robins
Elizabeth Esther 1823 - married Thomas B Rossetter
James Thomas George 1825 - married Caroline Bee Sharpley
Children: James T born 1852 : Albert A 1854 : Arthur A 1854
Vienna Charlotte (Emma) 1827 - married John Butler
Charles John 1829 - married Mary Ann Bailey
Child: Marion S born 1860
George Robert 1834
Ann Susannah 1836 - married Andrew Doyle
Oswald Robin 1837 - married Catherine McNamara
Sarah Brackenrig born 1801
John Brackenrig born 1804.