Also known as: née Ah Sam, previously Ning and Trindle, Nanna Bessie
Aboriginal or Torrest Stait Islander: YesAdditional Information:
With her husband, drove cattle from Western Australia and the Northern Territory along the Muranji Track and across the Barkly Tablelands to Mt Isa and Dajarra; revered by many on the road for her cooking; had 16 children.
Menzies, Steve. Bessie’s legacy lives on. Centralian Advocate. July 2, 2015:15.