On 27 January 1867 Harold Humphrey of Connewarre had a fatal accident. He fell from his wagon and was run over by the wheel. He left his widow, Hester, destitute. A tea meeting was held on 15 February at Mount Duneed Church School to raise funds to support the family.
In March the Gazette named the following men to be trustees of land set aside for Wesleyan Church purposes at Mount Duneed:
John Parkes Hope
In August Sons of Temperance held a public meeting at Mount Duneed. A requisition was signed for the formation of a division at Mount Duneed. Among them were Messrs Hope, Landale, Abercrombie and Angus.
In October a farmer named Thomas Caldwell, who lived at Mount Duneed, met his death through a tree which he was cutting, falling upon him, and striking him upon the head. He left a widow and two children.
Bonfires were planned at Mounts Moriac and Duneed to celebrate the visit of the Duke of Edinburgh's to Victoria.
A boy in the employ of Mr Trewin, farmer, of Mount Duneed, was drowned in a waterhole in that locality.
Burials at Mount Duneed
Jane Hill — 22 February
Louisa Palmer — 15 March
Ellen Fuller — 25 March
Ellen Brown — 26 March, aged 2 years
Mary Eady — 20 April
Mary Humphrey — 3 May
John Land — 14 May, aged 37 years
Joseph Southall — 7 July
Stephen Cain — 29 July, aged 56 years
Charles Roulier — 9 December 1867
Burials at Germantown
Mary Kubial — 6 March, aged 6 years
Amalie Schulz — 10 April, aged 2 years
Martha Betts — 23 April
Gottlieb Alwegge — 13 June, aged 36 years
Johann Hannasky — 21 June
Anna Petzke — 20 October, aged 23 years
Burials at Freshwater Creek
Maria Louise Kubiel — died 6 March aged 6 years
Johann Gottfried Robert Liebhard — 16 July aged 21
Adolph Gustav Schmidt — 27 January aged 83, husband of Margaret
150 years ago — a few items from newspapers and cemetery records:
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