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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

Kunkel Family History

Missing Friends: Murphy's Creek (Qld) people

The topic of one of my papers at Congress 2015 is The marriage of local history and family history: a bridge to the past. In part this will be a case study of the town of Murphy’s Creek, Queensland, at the bottom of the Toowoomba range. 184 more words

Congress 2015

The Chapman and Marshall families: Qld pioneers

Over the past days I’ve been working on my Congress 2015 about family and local history. I came across this wonderful photo which I wanted to share right now – regular readers may see it again in a few months <smile>. 461 more words


Boot Camp

“But isn’t O-week a total waste of time? That’s what my friend at work told me.”
“Your friend at work must be great at parties.” I responded. 803 more words

Sepia Saturday and Trove Tuesday: Two for one on picnics

There I was, thinking of the myriad picnic photos I could use for this week’s Sepia Saturday 190, when I had a sense of déjà vu. 450 more words

Family History

Sepia Saturday 178: Faces with Drama

This week’s Sepia Saturday image is a dramatic image of a young woman against a dark background. My thoughts flew immediately to the cover of my Kunkel Family History book, designed by local graphic artist Vanessa Schulze from photographs of my Kunkel great-great grandparents. 306 more words

Family History