Local identity Margaret Doecke appeals for relatives of those interned in Emmaus Cemetery to help.
The Emmaus Cemetery dates back to 1872 and is still in use today.
There are many old and uncared for graves. I have appointed myself a “Friend of the Emmaus Cemetery” and together with the members of the Property/ Maintenance Committee of the St.John’s congregation have devised a plan to upgrade the Cemetery.
Work has been carried out with grant funding and volunteer effort, and will continue.
This is as far as the committee can go, so now I appeal to the Families of loved ones buried there to contact me re upgrading the graves.
Some of the old names are.. Ziersch, Koster, Sieber, Michalk, Heppner, Fechner, Appelt, Eckermann, Duldig, Kleinig, Hassold, Mader, Handke, Post, Schultz, Pfeiffer, Lindner, Schutz and the list goes on……
If you know if you, or someone you know are 3rd, 4th or 5th generation descendants of these family names and wish to help by renovating these old graves, please contact me as below. This is your family History.
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