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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Harriett Emma LONG / NAIRN

Born 24 July 1860 in Northam, Western Australia [P221]
Daughter of William LONG and Sarah GREEN [15]
Settled with her parents in Coorow in 1862 [P17]
Resided with her parents on Coorow Station, which they pioneered, from 1862 until her marriage in 1877 [P17]
In the earlier years their nearest neighbour would have been James NAIRN and later his son Frank NAIRN at Noolooloo Station [--]
Married Frank Edward NAIRN on 18 December 1877 at the Parish Church in Greenough[40]
Resided with her husband and children on Noolooloo Station in what later became the Carnamah-Winchester district [P3]
Also resided part time with her husband and children on Claremont Farm in Dongara [P3]
Also raised Edward Frank William NAIRN who had been born in 1873, the child of her husband Frank and her sister Lizzie [P3] [P17]
Later left her husband and along with their youngest child went to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia [P3] [P17]
Obviously later returned to Western Australia as she was buried at Perth's Karrakatta Cemetery [2]
Mother of Charles Harold, Margaret, Amy, Edith Harriett, James William, Bessie Clementina and Frederick [15] [P3]
Died 5 October 1942; buried Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA (Anglican, LB, 665)[2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Harriett Emma Long / Nairn' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 30 January 2020 from [sources]

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