Henry Edwin Fernee1

#6599, (c 1860 - 1882)
FatherHenry Fernee2 (1835 - 1898)
MotherElizabeth Flynn2 (1828 - 1907)
Relationship2nd great-grandson of Samuel Fernee
ChartsSamuel Fernee & Mary Harris - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart
BirthHenry Edwin Fernee was born circa 1860 in Australia.2
Research Note No reference for the birth was found in the South Australia birth indexes. 
DeathHe died on 13 Dec 1882 in Mount Gambier, South Australia. The index indicated that Henry, the son of Henry and Elizabeth, was aged 22, of 'The Springs', and died in hospital.3 
GravestoneHis gravestone in Mount Gambier Cemetery reads:

the memory of
Henry Edwin
only son of
Henry and Elizabeth Fernee
whose death was caused by falling from a tree
died Dec 13th 1882. Aged 23 years
Henry Fernee
died 2nd Dec 1898 Aged 62 years.4

Henry Edwin Fernee, 1892, aged 23 years
Herbert Fernee, 1898, aged 62 years
Last Edited9 Mar 2011


  1. Jill Statton, editor, Biographical Index of South Australia, 1836-1885 (Marden, South Australia: South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society, 1986), "Henry Edwin."
  2. Website Southwest Victorian Pioneers & History (http://www.ballaratgenealogy.org.au/digby/index.html).
  3. South Australia Death registration index, 1842-1915, book 124, page 1509 (accessed by Mary Dyer).
  4. E-mails from Marie Bennetts, Australia, to J Kolthammer.