Biography

Harriet Schell was born 31 July 1854 in Ingersoll, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada to Daniel Schell (1815-1906) and Eliza Mercer (1821-1881) and died 6 October 1889 Mildura, Victoria, Australia of pleurisy. She married William Benjamin Chaffey (1856-1926) 23 May 1877 in Ingersoll, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada.



Children


Offspring of William Benjamin Chaffey and Harriet Schell (1854-1889)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Arthur Elswood Chaffey (1878-1951)
Karl Schell Chaffey (1881-1926)
Evelyn Frances Chaffey (1883-1964)
Helen Wilhelmina Chaffey (1885-1886)
William Herbert Chaffey (1887-1966)
Maurice Murray Chaffey (1889-1899)







Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
¶ Death
  • Mildura, October 7. Quite a gloom was cast over the settlement to-day when it became generally known that Mrs. W. B. Chaffey had expired somewhat suddenly at her residence, the Mildura Station, yesterday afternoon, The deceased, who had been in indifferent health for some time, had quite recently given birth to a son, and her medical adviser, Dr. Abramowski, did not anticipate any serious results up to the time of death. Much sympathy is felt throughout the settlement, work being nearly suspended. The funeral takes place today,
South Australian Register, 8 October 1889, page 5
Evening Journal, 8 October 1889, page 3 (SECOND EDITION)


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Mildura, October 7. Quite a gloom was castMildura, October 7. Quite a gloom was cast over the settlement to-day when it became generally known that Mrs. W. B. Chaffey had expired somewhat suddenly at her residence, the Mildura Station, yesterday afternoon, The deceased, who had been in indifferent health for some time, had quite recently given birth to a son, and her medical adviser, Dr. Abramowski, did not anticipate any serious results up to the time of death. Much sympathy is felt throughout the settlement, work being nearly suspended. The funeral takes place today,</br>::South Australian Register, 8 October 1889, page 5</br>::Evening Journal, 8 October 1889, page 3 (SECOND EDITION), 8 October 1889, page 3 (SECOND EDITION)] +
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