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From: Joseph Wilson <>
Subject: Re: [GERMAN-TEXAN] Germans in Australia: Gravestones
Date: Wed, 27 Jun 2007 20:25:15 -0500
On Jun 27, 2007, at 12:45 PM, Sarah wrote:
> I wonder what they were doing in Australia in 1856? Any other
> Germans down
> there then?
As a PS to my previous post (that there were indeed Germans in
Australia as early as the 1840s), I noticed in my browser bookmarks a
fantastic site which I recently stumbled across:
"German Headstones in Australian Cemeteries"
There is a list of the cemeteries of dozens of Australian towns, with
listings of the graves of people with German or Slavic (to include
the Wends and possibly Moravians and others) with brief details of
the persons buried, and a photograph of every gravestone! They say
they have 17,000 pictures, but it is a huge "work in progress", so
many cemeteries are not yet finished. But a great amount is already
accessible. It is a gravestone-lover's dream!
All the information on the site is given in German and English. I
only looked at a few of the pictures and did not find any stones in
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