William Elms

Male26 December 1864–October 1944

Brief Life History of William

When William Elms was born on 26 December 1864, in Dalby, Queensland, Australia, his father, Alfred Elms, was 31 and his mother, Mary whittiker, was 27. He married Margaret (Meg) Fletcher Hankinson on 23 July 1889, in Landsborough, Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 2 daughters. He died in October 1944, in Atherton, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 79.

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William Elms
Margaret (Meg) Fletcher Hankinson
Marriage: 23 July 1889
William George Elms
Margaret Ada Elms
Alfred John Elms
Henry Clarence Elms
Samuel Elms
Ethel May Elms
Edward Elms
Cecil Elms

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  • Marriage
    23 July 1889Landsborough, Queensland, Australia
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

    End of transportation to Western Australia.


    Age 6

    British troops withdraw from Australia.


    Age 28

    Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

    Name Meaning

    English: topographic name from Middle English atte(n) elmes ‘at the elm-trees’ for someone who lived by elm-trees, or a variant of Elm , with post-medieval excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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