Ross, Fanny Jane (Lang)

Personal Details

First nameFanny
Middle nameJane
Other namesLang
Place of birthIreland
Date of death03/01/1883
Place of deathNear Muttburra
Age at death27 years
Cause of death

Suicide by Hanging


Daughter of … Lang [Ref: 1883/002453] and Fanny Lang. Fanny had lived in Queensland for 23 years
Fanny married Charles Ross on the 15 January 1873 [1873/C5], when she was only 17 years old.

Their child Fanny Jane was born on 23 December 1874 and died just 7 days later on 30 December 1874. She also had another female and male child who died before her.
Children of Fanny and Charles
1874 C79 Fanny Jane Ross died 1874 [C21]
1877 C119 George Berry
1880 C116 Annie Maud
1882 C192 Ernest Frank Barry

Cemetery Record

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LocationOld Cemetery
Date of funeral3/01/1883

Fanny was buried by Charles Clayton with William Wilson and John French as witnesses.

A married woman named ROSS committed suicide yesterday, near Muttaburra, by hanging herself. The fatal act was caused through drink
[Source: Cite: – The Brisbane Courier – Tuesday 9 January 1883 – Page 3 of 8]

Her exact burial place is unknown but surmised to be in the Old Cemetery at Muttaburra.