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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Surname

Elsie Campbell LOCHHEAD / LANG

Born 31 August 1890 in New York, Unites States [P1]
Daughter of James McDougall LOCHHEAD and Elizabeth J. POTTER [P1]
Resided with her widowed mother and brother Archibald at 42 West 51 Street in Manhattan, New York City 1900-1920 [P1]
By 1924 had moved with her mother and brother to 540 West 136 Street, also in Manhattan, New York City [P1]
Married her first cousin "Archie" Archibald LANG on 8 January 1930 in Brooklyn, New York, United States of America [39: 15-Jan-1930]
She was the niece of Archibald's mother Mrs Mary LANG nee LOCHHEAD of Grianaig Farm, Carnamah [P1]
Departed London, England with her husband on the Moldavia and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 8 October 1935 [63]
Resided in Carnamah, Western Australia from October to December 1935 [5: 18-Oct-1935, 3-Jan-1936]
Attended the funeral of her sister-in-law May LANG at the Winchester Cemetery in Carnamah on 26 November 1935 [5: 29-Nov-1935]
Died 29 May 1947 in Brewster, Massachusetts, United States [P1]


From The West Australian newspaper, Wednesday 15 January 1930:
Marriages
"LANG-LOCHHEAD - On January 8, at Brooklyn, New York, Archibald, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. John Lang, Carnamah, to Elsie, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. James Lochhead, New York. By cable."


From The New York Times newspaper, 31 May 1947:
"LANG - In Brewster, Mass., May 29, Elsie Campbell Lochhead, wife of Archibald Lang of Fairhaven, Vt. Funeral services will be held at the New Chapel, Forest Hills Crematory, Boston, Monday, June 2, at 10 A.M."


Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Elsie Campbell Lochhead / Lang' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 2 March 2021 from www.carnamah.com.au/bio/elsie-campbell-lochhead [sources]




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