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So this is Christmas 2014 - a geneameme

My friend Sharn from FamilyHistory4U blog has set us all a Christmas geneameme challenge.In previous years I’ve posted on the Geneabloggers’ Advent Calendar of Christmas Memories… 2,357 more words

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William Rudolph (Robert) Kunkel: Always missed

A few years back I wrote in detail about my father’s cousin, William Rudolph (Robert) Kunkel, who went missing in Korea. Dad always said that Robert’s parents never gave up hope of finding him. 230 more words

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Brisbane Catholics and Corpus Christi

Thinking of parades for this week’s Sepia Saturday reminded me of a post I’ve been meaning to write for a while. Growing up as a child there was one memorable “parade” every year when Brisbane Catholics would arrive… 730 more words

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Sepia Saturday: Colonial Fishing Days

This Sepia Saturday has three young men relaxing at their leisure on the creek bank after a spot of fishing with their flimsy fishing rods. It brought to mind many similar scenes that would have occurred in colonial Queensland beside creeks and waterways throughout the countryside. 418 more words

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Trove Tuesday: The Kunkel family leaves Ipswich

The people had to go where there was work for them and where there was a living. Wages were six shillings a day. They followed the establishment of the railway line right through. 1,066 more words

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Men of the Queensland Bush: Sepia Saturday 249

This week’s Sepia Saturday is about the horse, the cart and the drivers. While my Denis Gavin from Kildare and Dublin worked as a bullocky out west when he first arrived in Queensland I have no photos of him, or his bullock dray. 360 more words

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Sepia Saturday 244: Circus monkey business

Each week there’s a new photo theme on the Sepia Saturday blog. The idea is to post to the theme a close as possible to Saturday but for one reason and another I find myself always running late. 340 more words

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