Jennifer Stewart was born in Berry. Her father was Ossie Stewart and mother Doris May (nee Chapman). Her maternal grandmother was Merle Penrith and maternal grandfather James Chapman. James Chapman’s father was Henry ‘Harry’ Chapman and his mother was Annie Bolloway.
Jennifer grew up in Batemans Bay, and travelled with her parents picking seasonal vegetables in the Bodalla, Tuross, and Nerrigundah area. She frequently camped at Brou Lake and Potato Point with other family members.
Jennifer continues to reside in the Batemans Bay area.Excerpt from Stories About the Eurobodalla by Aboriginal People, 2006. Story contributed by Martin Ind from Moruya High School.