Born: 1823

Died: 13 December 1832

Map Location: 61 - under the church hall

Inscription

WILLIAM JAMES
died Dec.r 13th 1832
aged 9 years & 7 mos.
ELIZA
died Aug. 24th 1833
aged 8 mo.s & 20 days
Children of
A.J. & C. FERNS

Further Information and Sources

Long’s Sketchy History of St. Paul’s Church records “William James, 1823-1832, and Eliza, 1833-1833, children of Alexander J. and Catharine Ferns..” (pg 45, #61)

There are five children of the Ferns family buried under the church hall: Christianna (Christina Walker) (d 1828, 8 mos), Alexander John (d 1830, 1 yr), Christianna Sarah (d 1832, 1 yr), Wiilliam James (d 1832, 9 yrs), and Eliza (d 1833, 8 mos).  They died in a 5 year period before their father, Alexander John Ferns committed suicide in 1835.