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Wednesday, 16 January 2013

Tombstone Tuesday – John Williamson & Margaret Jacka

Kalbar Cemetery, Kalbar, Queensland, Australia
Transcription of Headstone
Across the top - Williamson / Left hand side - John Palmer / Born York / Western Australia / 28-4-1892 / Died 30-6-1982 / Right hand side - Margaret Edith / Born - Castlemaine / Victoria / 28-11-1899 / Died 28-6-1984 / Across the bottom - Loved parents of John, Margaret and Dorothy

Interred in this site 
John Aaron Palmer Williamson
Margareth "Rita" Edith Williamson

Newspaper Announcements
The Sydney Morning Herald p. 16, 2 July 1982

WILLIAMSON, John Palmer - June 30, 1982 at Boonah Hospital, Queensland, formerly of Kalbar, Queensland, and Wyoming Road Gosford, Loved husband of Rita, father of John, Margaret Hamilton and Dorothy Normoyle.
Funderal Directors, Boonah.

The Sydney Morning Herald p. 19, 29 June 1984

WILLIAMSON, Margaret Edith - June 28 1984 of Boonah Queensland formerly of Gosford and Northbridge NSW widow of John Palmer Williamson loved mother of John, Margaret and Dorothy
Somerville Bros Boonah

Note:- Margaret Edith Williamson was born Margaret Edith Jacka and was commonly known as Rita.  According to the Victoria Federation Index 1889 - 1901 (Produced by Macbeth Geneological Services P/L, Coherent Software Australia Pty Ltd) she was born in Brunswick not Castlemaine, which is where her father was born, Chewton his birthplace is near Castlemaine.

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