Ann Williams1

F, #335, b. 29 August 1830, d. 20 February 1885
FatherLlewellyn Williams1 b. 13 Feb 1807, d. 15 Apr 1893
MotherMargaret Walters2 b. 14 Jun 1810, d. 21 Sep 1893
Relationship2nd great-grandmother of Keith Graham Bassett
Last Edited23 Jan 2015
Baptism*29 August 1830 All Saints Church, Oystermouth, Glamorgan, Wales;Anne daughter of Llewelyn & Margaret, Blacksmith, Blackpill3 
(Daughter) Census 18416 June 1841 Blackpill, Oystermouth, Glamorgan, Wales;Lewellyn Williams, 30, Blacksmith
Margaret Williams, 30
Ann Williams, 10
John Williams, 9
Elizabeth Williams, 6
Thomas Williams, 4
William Williams, 2;Head=Llewellyn Williams, Wife=Margaret Walters4 
(Passenger) Emigration8 October 1851 "Charlotte Jane", Plymouth;Passenger=Margaret Walters5 
(Passenger) Immigration14 January 1852 "Charlotte Jane", Adelaide, SA, Australia;Mrs Margaret Williams, 40, Farm Servant, Swansea, Wales
Ann Williams, 20, Farm Servant
John Williams, 18, Blacksmith
Elizabeth Williams, 16, Farm Servant
Thomas Williams, 14, Farm Servant
William Williams, 12
James Williams, 8
Lucy Williams, 6
Henry Williams, 3;Passenger=Margaret Walters5 
Marriage*18 January 1860 Tavistock Hotel, Rundle Street, Adelaide, SA, Australia;
Groom: James Harmer junr
Occupation: Farmer
Age: 25
Usual Residence: Mount Barker
Father: James Harmer

Bride: Ann Williams
Occupation: Spinster
Age: 29
Usual Residence: Mount Barker
Father: Lewellyn Williams

Date of Marriage: 18th Jany 1860
Place of Marriage: Tavistock Hotel, Rundle Street
Religion: Church of Scotland
Witnesses: Geo Uphill, Inn Keeper, Mt Barker
Sarah A Uphill, Mt Barker
Minister: Robt Haining;Groom=James Harmer6 
Married Name18 January 1860 Harmer7 
Birth of Son12 July 1861 Mount Gambier, SA, Australia;
When Born: 1861 July 12th
Name: Walter James Harmer
Sex: Male
Name and Surname of Father: James Harmer
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Ann Harmer, formerly Williams
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Mt Gambier;Principal=Walter James Harmer8 
Birth of Daughter14 September 1864 Allendale, SA, Australia;
When Born: Sept 14 1864
Name: Anne Fish
Sex: Female
Name and Surname of Father: James Harmer
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Ann Harmer, formerly Williams
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Allendale;Principal=Anne Fish Harmer9 
Birth of Daughter10 November 1866 Kingsley, SA, Australia;
When Born: 1866 November 10
Name: Margaret Mary
Sex: Female
Name and Surname of Father: James Harmer
Name and Maiden Name of Mother: Ann Harmer, formerly Williams
Rank or Profession of Father: Farmer
Residence of Parents: Kingsley;Principal=Margaret Mary Harmer10 
Birth of Daughter20 April 1870 Allandale, SA, Australia;daughter of James Harmer & Ann Williams;Principal=Elizabeth Jane Harmer11 
Birth of Son18 October 1873 Chetwynd, VIC, Australia;
When and where Born: 18 October 1873, Chetwynd
Name and whether present or not: Harry Thomas, not present
Sex: Male
Name and Surname, Rank, or Profession of the Father, Age, and Birth-place: James Harmer, Storekeeper, 39 years, Norfolk England
Name and Maiden Surname of Mother, Age, and Birth-place: Ann Harmer formerly Williams, 43 years, South Wales
Where and where married: 18 January 1860, Adelaide SA
Issue living and deceased: Walter James 12, Ann Fish 9, Margaret 7, Elizabeth Jane 3;Principal=Harry Thomas Harmer12 
Death of Daughter18 November 1873 Chetwynd, VIC, Australia;Ann Harmer, age 9, Scarlet fever, 4 days
Father James Harmer, Storekeeper
Mother Ann Harmer, formerly Williams
Informant R Rundle, brother-in-law, Authorized agent
Buried 19 November 1873, Chetwynd Cemetery, Reverend G D Lee, Presbyterian, witnesses Charles Uphill & John Ryan
Born South Austrailia, not known how long in Victoria;Principal=Anne Fish Harmer13 
Death of Daughter18 November 1873 Chetwynd, VIC, Australia;Elizabeth Harmer, age 3, Scarlet fever, about 10 days
Father James Harmer, Storekeeper
Mother Ann Harmer, formerly Williams
Informant R Rundle, brother-in-law, Authorized agent
Buried 19 November 1873, Chetwynd Cemetery, Reverend G D Lee, Presbyterian, witnesses Charles Uphill & John Ryan
Born South Austrailia, not known how long in Victoria;Principal=Elizabeth Jane Harmer13 
(Beneficiary) Will14 September 1875 Crystal Brook, SA, Australia;This is the Last Will and Testament of me James Harmer of Crystal Brook in the Province of South Australia Butcher. I desire that my just debts and funeral and testamentary expenses may be paid and satisfied as soon as conveniently may be after my decease. I give devise and bequeath unto my dear Wife Ann the whole of my property both real and personal and whether in possession reversion remainder or expectancy for her absolute use and benefit.
And i desire that my said wife will maintain and educate my Children until they come of age. And also that as each Child attains the age of twenty one years She will pay to him or her one fourth part of the Estate then in her possession reserving the remaining fourth part to herself. And I appoint my said wife sole Executrix of this my Will. And I revoke all former Wills. In witness whereof I the said Testator have to this my last Will and Testament set my hand this fourteenth day of September one thousand eight hundred and seventy five.
James Harmer
Signed by the said Testator as and for his last Will and Testament in the presence of us present at the same time who at his request in his presence and in the presence and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as Witnesses
Thomas H Hoken
Robert Clare
R G Harmer;Principal=James Harmer14 
Death of Spouse15 September 1875 Crystal Brook, SA, Australia;Harmer - On the 15th September, at Crystal Brook, of consumption, Mr. James Harmer, butcher, aged 41 years;Principal=James Harmer15 
Will*23 December 1878 Mount Gambier, SA;
This is the last Will and Testament of me Ann Harmer of Yahl Paddock near Mount Gambier in the Province of South Australia Widow I appoint my brother Thomas Williams of Moorak near Mount Gambier aforesaid Station Manager and Charles Clark of Mount Gambier aforesaid Machinist Trustees and Executors of my will and the guardians of my infant children And I declare that the trusts and powers hereof may be executed and exercised by the Trustees or Trustee for the time being of this my will who are herein after referred to as “my trustees” I devise and bequeath all my estate as well real and as personal / and which howsoever the same be for the time being constituted or invested is herein after called “my trust estate” unto and to the use of my trustees their heirs executors administrators and assigns upon the following trusts that is to say Upon trust for such of my children who being sons shall attain the age of twenty one years or being daughters shall attain that age or marry thereunder in equal shares but if there shall be only one such child the whole to go to him or her and the issue of any deceased child to take his or her parents share My trustees may from time to time sell convey assign and convert into money all or any part of my trust estate or let the same for any term not exceeding five years I direct my trustees to invest any part of my trust estate capable of investment on Government securities in South Australia or on Mortgage of Freehold lands I direct my trustees to maintain my infant children out of the income of my trust estate from whatever source the same shall arise and invest any surplus of such income in manner aforesaid The share of every daughter shall be for her separate use and her receipt shall alone discharge my trustees In witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty third day of December in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy eight
Ann Harmer
Signed by the said Ann Harmer as Testatrix as and for her last will and Testament in the presence of us both being present at the same time who at her request and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses
Eustace B Grundy
Solr Mt Gambier
William Grey
Laborer Moorak Estate14 
Death*20 February 1885 Mount Gambier, SA, Australia;
When Died: 20th Feby 1885
Name and Surname: Ann Harmer
Sex: Female
Age: Years 54 years
Rank or Profession: Widow
Usual Residence: Mount Gambier
Cause of Death: Heart Disease, Dropsy & Diarrhoea
Place where Death occurred: Mount Gambier
Signature, Description, and Residence of Informant: Samuel Dew, Undertaker, Mount Gambier16 
Burial*February 1885 Lake Terrace Cemetery, Mount Gambier, SA, Australia;
17
Ann Harmer headstone

Family

James Harmer b. 18 May 1834, d. 15 Sep 1875
Children

Citations

  1. [S49] Marriage Certificate, Ade S 41/268.
  2. [S1320] Glamorgan Baptism Index 1569-1837.
  3. [S1379] Glamorgan FHS Parish Transcripts.
  4. [S1454] 1841 Census for Wales.
  5. [S1297] The Ships list.
  6. [S49] Marriage Certificate, James Harmer & Ann Williams 1860.
  7. [S1239] South Australian Marriage Registrations 1842-1916, Ade S 41/268.
  8. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), William James Harmer 1861.
  9. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Anne Fish Harmer 1864.
  10. [S1558] South Australian Birth Registrations transcripts (Keith Bassett), Margaret Mary Harmer 1866.
  11. [S1240] South Australian Birth Registrations 1842-1906.
  12. [S1417] VIC Birth Certificate.
  13. [S1395] VIC Death certificate.
  14. [S201] Will.
  15. [S1396] Harmer Family Association - Cora Nunn.
  16. [S14] Death Certificate.
  17. [S1603] Keith Bassett photos.
  18. [S9] Birth Certificate.