Rural Churches in Australia: Killalpaninna-Bethesda Lutheran Mission/ S.A.

(including pictures of the Hookina (Old) Cemetery & of the Tanunda-Langmeil Lutheran Cemetery) 


© Design & photos: Familienarchiv Papsdorf 2008

(Three pictures of the mission, of the old church and of the family VOGELSANG taken from: Helen Jericho, Down Memory Lane, Adelaide 1968 sq.)




VOGELSANG, Hermann Heinrich

born: Schwenningsdorf No. 61 (Northrhine-Westphalia) 17. March 1832

baptized: Rödingshausen 28. March 1832

Godfather: Leibzüchter (Auszügler) Caspar Henricus WISSMANN

Father: Hermann Henricus VOGELSANG

Mother: A.M. Elisabeth GÖBBELS

Marriage of the parents: Rödingshausen 18. September 1829


(Source: Geburts-, Trauregister der Ev.-Luth. Kirchengemeinde Rödinghausen)



This website presents pictures of the lone grave of Hermann Heinrich VOGELSANG (born Schwenningdorf(?)/ Westphalia/ Germany 17.03.1832, died 14.03.1913), missionary of the former Bethesda Lutheran Mission in Killalpaninna and the graves of his two wifes: (1) Sophia Maria Dorothea nee HEISTERMANN (died en route searching for medical care in Adelaide near Hookina 8. April 1875) and (2) Anna Maria nee AURICHT (died Langmeil 12. October 1945). 

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