Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria
Born in Neuchatel, Switzerland, 1842, died at 'Cragie Lea' in the Waterloo district, WA, 1 July 1921
Born in Neuchatel, Switzerland, one of at least two children, to Felicien Berthoud (c.1819–1890) and Helene née Tripet. The Berthouds migrated to Vic. in 1853. They settled at the farming property 'Runnymede' near Elmore. Emma's father communicated with Mueller about experiments in the cultivation of olives and almonds.
In 1867, Emma married a farmer, Frank Craigie (c.1825–1896). They lived near Elmore and had nine children. In 1889, the Craigies moved to WA and were pioneer settlers in the Waterloo district where they established the farming property 'Craigie Lea'.
Emma collected MEL specimens at Geographe Bay, 1890.
Her brother, George Frederick Berthoud, also collected MEL specimens.
Emma died at 'Craigie Lea' in 1921 aged 79.
Source: extracted from: Maroske, Sara and Vaughan, Alison (2014) 'Ferdinand Mueller's female plant
collectors: a biographical register', Muelleria Vol.32 [consult for source references]