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Frederick Ellem (1841–1914)

Mr. F. [Frederick] Ellem, aged 73, a resident of Ulmarra, Clarence River, for many years, died at the residence of his son-in-law, Mr. E. Allard, Upper Burringbar, 0n Tuesday evening last. Deceased who, was a native of the Hawkesbury River, arrived with his wife and family on the Clarence River about 30 years ago and during his lifetime there was engaged almost wholly in maize growing and dairying. His wife predeceased him about seven years ago, and the old gentleman himself had been living with his son-in-law for the last three years. He leaves a family of three daughters and three sons, Mrs. E. Allard (Upper Burringbar), Mrs. W. Pratt (Billinudgel), Miss Ellem (Ulmara, Clarence River), Ernest Ellem (Mooball), A. Ellem (Mullumbimby) and Albert Ellem (Macleay River). The funeral takes place in the Church of England cemetery, Murwillumbah, at noon to-day on the arrival of the morning train.

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'Ellem, Frederick (1841–1914)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/ellem-frederick-26977/text34472, accessed 25 June 2024.

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Birth

28 June, 1841
Gosford, New South Wales, Australia

Death

17 June, 1914 (aged 72)
Burringbar, New South Wales, Australia

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