Fanny Cochrane Smith was born in 1834 on Flinders Island without an Aboriginal name.
In 1842 Fanny was sent to an orphanage in Hobart.
This is an example of a Tasmanian orphanage http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-15/aboriginal-healing-ceremony-for-orphan-school-turned-arts-hub/6699764
In 1854 Fanny married William smith who was a convict and an eNglish man.
In 1899 Fanny made her only song and she was the only Tasmanian Aboriginal to record her language aNd no one else Has ever recorded a song like that
In 1903 Fanny recorded her aboriGinal songs
Fanny died in 1905 and she was one of the last tasmanian aBoriginal people left.