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Joseph (Harvey) WARNER

Joseph (Harvey) WARNER

Male 1895 - 1975  (79 years)

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  • Name Joseph (Harvey) WARNER  [1
    Nickname Harvey 
    Born 15 Jun 1895  Lawloit Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Biography Notes
    • «b»Joseph (Harvey) Warner«/b», bom 15/6/1895, Lawloit, Vic.

      Marriage: To Florence Rebecca Bailey in Melbourne, who died 16/7/1932, 5 days after the birth of her only child, Jean, in Melbourne.

      History: Joseph (Harvey) Wamer was educated at Lawloit and at Melbourne High School. He then worked with his brothers on the family farm at Winiam, returning to the family home with his baby daughter, Jean, after the death of his wife. He farmed in partnership with his youngest brother, Leslie.

      Marriage: (Second) to Mrs Ella Clark, who was an aunt of his brother Leslie's wife. He built a new house for her. She predeceased him, dying in 1971. He was a keen sportsman, cricket, golf and chess. The story of his wood cutting windmill, published in Nhill in 1968, is included in this history. The last few years of his life was spent in the Nhill Hospital following a severe stroke.

      Joseph (Harvey) Warner constructed a wind driven saw bench on his farm at Kinimakatka, six miles south of Nhill. Harvey's saw bench was the subject of an article in the Nhill Free Press on Thursday Oct 3 1968.

      This is reproduced in full herein, with the photograph of the Wamer wind saw bench.

      Death: Joseph (Harvey) Warner, died at Nhill on 25/1/1975 aged 79 years.
    Cause of death 25 Jan 1975  Nhill Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Stroke 
    Died 25 Jan 1975  Nhill Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I-3043  Christina and Donald McLean | John McLean's descendants
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2018 

    Father Thomas WARNER,   b. 15 Aug 1864, Willunga SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 May 1948, Nhill Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Relationship -978 
    Mother Beatrice Mary STURGEON,   b. 10 Feb 1874, Strathalbyn SA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1941, Winiam Vic Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Relationship -978 
    Family ID F-978  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Florence Rebecca BAILEY,   b. C1890, Melbourne Vic Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jul 1932  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Children 
     1. J W
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2013 06:33:00 
    Family ID F-997  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Ella CLARK,   d. 1971 
    Last Modified 4 Dec 2013 06:38:00 
    Family ID F-998  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    0257 - Les, Harvery & Jean Warner on wheat wagon in 'Belvedere' Winiam - note lead up horse at rear for loading.jpg
    0257 - Les, Harvery & Jean Warner on wheat wagon in 'Belvedere' Winiam - note lead up horse at rear for loading.jpg
    JW 3052
    0261 - Syd & Jean Banning with Harvey Warner in 1955.jpg
    0261 - Syd & Jean Banning with Harvey Warner in 1955.jpg
    SB 3053
    JW 3052
    0262 - L to R - Sylvia, Leslie, Elsie, Perce, Beryl & Harvey Warner in Winiam.jpg
    0262 - L to R - Sylvia, Leslie, Elsie, Perce, Beryl & Harvey Warner in Winiam.jpg
    0274 - Harvey, Sylvia, Percy, Elsie & Les Warner with parents Beatrice & Thomas Warner and Beryl in front.jpg
    0274 - Harvey, Sylvia, Percy, Elsie & Les Warner with parents Beatrice & Thomas Warner and Beryl in front.jpg

    Documents

    NEWSPAPER 1968 J H (Harvey) Warner-article in Nhill Free Press, 3rd Oct 1968 - about wind powered saw - Kininmakatja.jpg

    Stories
    5059 - Joseph (Harvey) Warner, Rebecca Bailey & Ella Clark
    5059 - Joseph (Harvey) Warner, Rebecca Bailey & Ella Clark
    John's descendants - Biography as published in the BRB in 1995.

  • Sources 
    1. [S-3] FS BRB - 'Donald & Christina McLean & Their Descendants', 1995, The BRB has a good index for each individual. Copies of the BRB available Strathalbyn National Trust Museum & Library, several libraries around Australia including State Library SA, and Western Australian Genealogical Society Bayswater WA Request assistance for locating a copy through 'Contact us' on this website. .