John Luke Barber a Darkinjung man, is born approximately 1805 in Macdonald Valley near Wisemans Ferry. In 1825, he marries a young Wiradjuri woman, Ballendella. Ballendella is daughter of Turandurey, a Wiradjuri Princess who was brought to Windsor by Major Thomas Livingston Mitchell after his expedition to Lachlan River. John Luke Barber is thought to have been raised by an English family. See also ‘Further Information’, in this section of the website.