Born: January 1833

Died: 24 August 1833

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

Digital Kingston (accessed 2016-03-04) notes the death of Eliza in the Chronicle & Gazette (31 August 1833, pg 3, col 3)

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), William 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.