1809 – 14 August 1888
21 July 1814 – 23 November 1875

Origin Marsh Baldon, Oxfordshire, UK
Accompanying Family Wife Elizabeth nee Dickson b.1812 d.23-11-1875 Son Charles born at sea near Cape of Good Hope b.29-8-1838 d.3-6-1910
First settled in York, WA
Original Occupation Farmer
Occupation in Australia Farmer


Departure Port Plymouth
Arrival Year 1838


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Elijah was the original white settler at Katanning in 1842 where he took up farming leases and settled in 1854. Elijah and Elizabeth had 13 children, three of whom died young. The remaining eight sons and two daughters became farmers and married farming families in Wagin and Katanning.


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Visitor Submitted Comments

  • hi my father is edgar quartermaine, his father was timothy quartermaine and his mother was elizabeth quartermaine nee cornwall of katanning wa

    Mon 11 Sep 2017

  • my great granparents were timothy quartermaine and elizabeth cornwall my granparents were frank 1/4maine and mavis wallam

    Tue 23 Jan 2018

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