Category Archives: Headstone

F/O Alvan Rodney Wecker (1919-1943)

  Every family has that someone special. The one who is held close to the family heart. The one whom stories are told about to generations of children. The one who was lost. The one who is always remembered. That … Continue reading

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#CemeteryDay – Toowong Cemetery

  Blogger Alona Tester of Lonetester HQ has proposed that the 18th June be henceforth known as “Cemetery Day” and is encouraging every genealogically-minded person to become involved – whether sharing photos, writing stories or just visiting the local cemetery. … Continue reading

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Toowong Cemetery: So, What Did I Find?

So, after all of my adventures at Toowong Cemetery, what was the end result? Did I solve all my brick walls in one fell swoop? Hardly…

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Toowong Cemetery Visit: Adventures in Confusion and Dehydration

I’ve just returned from my first cemetery visit. Out of 10 grave sites, I only found 2. That’s a 20% success rate, people. So, what went wrong?

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