Mack, Captain Moses Mercer[1]

Male 1830 - 1883  (53 years)


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  • Name Mack, Moses Mercer  [1, 2
    Title Captain 
    Born 2 Mar 1830  Belfast, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    Merchant Navy Service From Jul 1844 to Oct 1845  [4
    Merchant Navy Apprenticeship 16 Jul 1844  Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Merchant Navy Service From Oct 1845 to Oct 1846  [4
    Merchant Navy Service From Oct 1846 to Nov 1847  [4
    Merchant Navy Service From Nov 1847 to Dec 1848  [4
    Merchant Navy Service From Dec 1848 to Nov 1849  [4
    Merchant Navy Service From Nov 1849 to Jul 1851  [4
    Merchant Navy Certificate 3 Mar 1851  Belfast, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Immigration Abt 1852  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Merchant Navy Service 1 Jul 1868  Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Occupation 12 Dec 1874  [2, 3
    Residence 12 Dec 1874  Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Court Civil Nov 1879  Echuca Police Court, Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Court Civil 27 Sep 1880  Court of Insolvency, Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 27 Sep 1880  [9
    Occupation Abt Jun 1881  Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Court Civil 16 Mar 1882  Court of Insolvency, Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Occupation 16 Mar 1882  [11
    Court Civil Aug 1882  Court of Insolvency, Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Merchant Navy Register 68559  [4
    Occupation 15 May 1883  [13
    Died 6 Nov 1883  Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    • He died of self inflicted gunshot wounds to the head. An inquest found that he was in a state of temporary insanity due to sun stroke.
    Buried 7 Nov 1883  Echuca Cemetery, Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Person ID I1778  Shelley's Tree | Descendants of James Henry French (1849-1915)
    Last Modified 29 May 2016 

    Father Mack, Robert,   b. Abt 1784, near Ballinahinch, Country Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Apr 1840  (Age ~ 56 years) 
    Mother Mercer, Jane,   b. Abt 1794, Moira, County Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1838  (Age ~ 44 years) 
    Family ID F520  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Dowling, Margaret Dagmar,   b. Cal 1853, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Aug 1880, Echuca Hotel, High Street, Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)  [2
    Married 12 Dec 1874  Hay, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 14


    • Witness Role: Witness Name: Henry Murray
      Witness Role: Witness Name: Thomas Edward Giles Blewett
      Witness Role: Minister Name: William Weston [2]
    Children 
     1. Mack, John Robert,   b. Cal Mar 1876, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jun 1878, Darling River, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 2 years)
    Last Modified 1 May 2016 
    Family ID F874  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 2 Mar 1830 - Belfast, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMerchant Navy Apprenticeship - Age: 15y - 16 Jul 1844 - Liverpool, Lancashire, England Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMerchant Navy Certificate - Mate's - 3 Mar 1851 - Belfast, Antrim, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Abt 1852 - Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMerchant Navy Service - master - 1 Jul 1868 - Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 12 Dec 1874 - Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Dec 1874 - Hay, New South Wales, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt Civil - publican's licence - Nov 1879 - Echuca Police Court, Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt Civil - estate was sequestrated - 27 Sep 1880 - Court of Insolvency, Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Surveyor to the Merchant Shipping and Underwriters Association - Abt Jun 1881 - Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt Civil - dividend declared on his estate - 16 Mar 1882 - Court of Insolvency, Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt Civil - announced his intention to apply for a certificate of discharge from insolvency - Aug 1882 - Court of Insolvency, Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Nov 1883 - Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 7 Nov 1883 - Echuca Cemetery, Echuca, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S885] Will copy for Margaretta Mercer Mack, p365, No. 1756, (11 DEC 2010; reprint, Margaretta Mercer Mack, 16 JUL 1861).

    2. [S1644] Marriage certificate: Moses Mercer Mack and Maggie Dagmar Dowling, 1874.

    3. [S1689] Death certificate: Moses Mercer Mack, 1883.

    4. [S1802] Maritime: Masters and Mate, Moses Mercer Mack.

    5. [S1805] Merchant Navy Apprenticeship: M M Marck, 1844.

    6. [S1807] Advertisement: Ship Wahgunyah, 1868.

    7. [S1800] Court news: Mercer Mack granted hotel licence.

    8. [S1799] Victorian Government Gazette, 30 September 1880, p2463.
      Mercer Mack's insolvency

    9. [S1799] Victorian Government Gazette, 30 September 1880, p2463, "Insolvency notices" (Mercer Mack).

    10. [S1804] Newspaper: The Riverine Herald, 18 June 1881: 2. Web. 30 Apr 2016 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article116358977>.

    11. [S1799] Victorian Government Gazette, 24 March 1882, p747, "Insolvency notices" (Mercer Mack).

    12. [S1799] Victorian Government Gazette, 4 August 1882, p1929, "Insolvency notices" (Mercer Mack).

    13. [S1804] Newspaper: The Riverine Herald, 16 May 1883: 2. Web. 30 Apr 2016 <http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article113561313>.

    14. [S1798] Death certificate: Margaret Dagmar Dowling, 1880.