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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


"Marj" Marjorie Elizabeth BARNES / OTTE

Born 1909 in Perth, Western Australia [15]
Daughter of John BARNES and Elizabeth Maria RAYNER [P90]
Resided with her parents at the Manse in Yarra Street, Carnamah 1931-1934 [5] [19] [105] [P7]
Member of the Carnamah Repertory Club in 1933 [5: 11-Aug-1933]
Attended the social and address on Home Mission work by Rev. A. J. BARCLAY in Carnamah on 10 July 1933 [5: 14-Jul-1933]
Attended the Carnamah Football Club's Monster Ball on 2 September 1933 in a dress of nile green ninon [5: 8-Sep-1933]
On Thursday 21 September 1933 attended the Show Ball following the Three Springs Agricultural Show [5: 29-Sep-1933]
Attended the House Party at Tom and Marjorie PARKIN's home in Carnamah on Friday 13 October 1933 [5: 20-Oct-1933]
Along with Daphne STEPHENS spent the first weekend of November 1933 in Tardun[5: 10-Nov-1933]
Ran the Sweets & Produce Stall at the Carnamah Presbyterian Church's Fete and Concert on 2 November 1933 [5: 10-Nov-1933]
Played the organ for the introduction of the Carnamah Repertory Club's 2nd Concert on Thursday 30 November 1933 [5: 1-Dec-1933]
She was among the 150 who attended the Carnamah Tennis Club's Dance at the Carnamah Hall on 9 December 1933 [5: 15-Dec-1933]
Helped run the Carnamah Presbyterian Church's Sunday School in 1933 and 1934[5: 20-Oct-1933, 5-Oct-1934]
Attended the Farewell Social to Miss Doris MCLEAN at BERRIGAN's home in Carnamah on Wednesday 11 April 1934 [5: 13-Apr-1934]
Member of the Carnamah Badminton Club - was Assistant Secretary in 1934 [5: 20-Apr-1934]
Attended the Methodist Home Mission Social held in Carnamah on Tuesday 24 April 1934 [5: 27-Apr-1934]
Attended the Dance held at the Carnamah Hall on Saturday 30 June 1934 to raise funds for Church organ repairs [5: 6-Jul-1934]
Attended the Party held at the home of John and Doris MCLEAN in Carnamah on the night of Monday 9 July 1934 [5: 13-Jul-1934]
Attended the Repertory Social, of plays, community singing and dancing, held in Carnamah on 15 August 1934 [5: 17-Aug-1934]
Along with her parents left Carnamah and shifted to Kellerberrin on Monday 8 October 1934 [5: 12-Oct-1934]
Married "Fred" Frederick Anton OTTE on 2 October 1935 [P90]
She had begun courting Fred in Carnamah, where he worked as a farmhand, and they were married by her father [P90]
Resided with her husband in Yandanooka from October 1935 to March 1937 and then in East Perth for a short time [P90]
They then moved to an orange orchard in Chittering with Fred working on the orchard and herself in the owner's house [P90]
Moved back to East Perth and then to Dowerin where her husband worked as a farmhand for three years [P90]
Shifted to Perth and resided in a rental property in the suburb of Subiaco which had previously been occupied by her parents [P90]
Then shifted with her husband and children to a farm 20 miles east of Three Springs where Fred worked as a farmhand [P90]
Resided on farms in Bunjil over eight years before shifting to Perth and residing in Midland, Bellevue and then in Guildford [P90]
Along with her husband Fred later relocated to the Australian state of Queensland [P90]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Marjorie Elizabeth Barnes / Otte' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 20 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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