- 5 July 1883
Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia
Elise Barney was appointed to the position of postmistress at Brisbane, following the death of her husband Leiut. John Edward Barney.
Sources used to compile this entry: Cross, Manfred, 'Barney, Elise (1811-1883)', in Australian Dictionary of Biography Online, Australian National University, 2006, http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/AS10026b.htm.