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Engelsburg Methodist Pioneer Cemetery
Kalbar, Boonah Shire, Queensland, Australia

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Contributed by Judy Dickson Dec 28, 2008, last edited Mar 30, 2009 [judy_dickson@brisnet.org.au]. Total records = 54.

This cemetery is located just outside Kalbar on the Kalbar-Peak Crossing Road.

The township of Kalbar was previously known as Engelsburg. It is now situated in the Scenic Rim Regional Council region, but was in the Boonah Shire area prior to the recent council amalgamations.

According to a plaque on site, land for a Church and this cemetery were donated by Elijah and Sarah Horton, a pioneer family of this district. The Cemetery was restored as a Centenary Project in 2001.

In a small rotunda at the front of the cemetery, plaques have been placed giving details of known burials, many of which are now unmarked. Where indicated by an "*" in the listing which follows, a headstone still exists.

We visited this cemetery in December 2008 and made a full transcription of surviving headstones and memorial plaques.

- Judy Dickson

Cemetery Records

Anderson, James John, b.1827 at Inverness Scotland, d. 1 May 1911, s/w Margaret Anderson (wife)*
Anderson, Margaret, b. 1830 at Scotland, d. 15 Apr 1916, s/w James John Anderson*
Anthony, Margaret, b. 1827, d. 1914, aged 87yrs
Bartrop, Rev. Hubert, d. abt 1913, "killed in fall from a horse"
Blundell, William, b. 1837, d. 1904, aged 67yrs
Chalk, Mary (nee Horton), b. 1858, d. 4 Oct 1901, aged 43yrs, w/o William Chalk*
Davis, Walter Leslie, b.1902, d. 1903, aged 6wks
Graeve, Ferdinande Johanne, b. 1850, d. 13 Feb 1914, aged 64yrs*
Grant, Sinclare Sutherland, b. 1839, d. 1895, aged 56yrs
Halcoop, Annie Augusta, b. 1897, d. 1920, aged 23yrs
Harding, James, b. 1831, d. 1900, aged 69yrs
Harding, Mary Ann, b. 1834, d. 1906, aged 72yrs
Harding, Noel, b. 1920, d. 1920, aged 2 days
Harding, William, b. 1866, d. 1902, aged 36yrs
Hawkins, Thomas, b. 1834, d. 1903, aged 69yrs
Horton, Elijah, b. 1823, d. 1895, s/w Sarah Horton, "Pioneer Family of the Engelsburg District, donors of land for the Methodist Church and Cemetery", "in memory of"
Horton, Sarah, b. 1823, d. 1897, s/w Elijah Horton, "in memory of"
Krause, Edith, b. 1896, d. 29 Jan 1917, aged 21yrs, "our dear daughter and sister"*
Kuhz, Abe William, b. 1901, d. 1901, aged 4hrs
Maddick, Frederick, b. 1854, d. 16 Nov 1900, aged 46yrs, "erected by his loving wife Virginia Maddock"*
Maddick, Geffrey, b. 1842, d. 5 Dec 1901, aged 84yrs and 6mths, s/w Wilhelmina Maddick (wife)*
Maddick, Wilhelmina, b. b. 1837, d. 8 Aug 1904, aged 67yrs, s/w Geffrey Maddick (husband)*
McLean, Margaret, b. 1864, d. 1930, aged 76yrs
McLean, William John, b. 1862, d. 1919, aged 57yrs
Messer, Henry D., b. 1846, d. 10 May 1915, aged 69yrs, s/w Sarah Messer (wife)*
Messer, Sarah, d. 17 Apr 1923, aged 75yrs, s/w Henry D. Messer (husband)*
Moore, Harriet Elizabeth, b. 1868, d. 15 Jul 1905, aged 37yrs, "of Kalbar, Queensland", s/w Thomas Moore*
Moore, Henry William, b. 1889, d. 1903, aged 14yrs
Moore, Thomas, b. 1859, d. 18 Sep 1912, aged 53yrs, "of Thorne, England", s/w Harriet Elizabeth Moore*
Müller, Johannes, b. 1854, d. 25 Feb 1906, aged 52yrs, "erected by his loving wife and children"*
Müller, Leonard John, b. 1912, d. 1912, aged 3mths
Nash, Archibald, b. 1885, d. 1917, aged 32yrs
Newell, Edith Isabel, b. 1861, d. 8 Feb1898, aged 39yrs, w/o Rev. R. Newell*
Nutley, Lillas Grace, b. 1913, d. 1914, aged 9mths
Pearson, Alfred, b. 1864, d. 1893, aged 29yrs
Pearson, Eliza, b. 1837, d. 1898, aged 61yrs
Pearson, William, b. 1836, d. 1907, aged 71yrs
Pennell, Charles, b. 1831, d. 1901, aged 70yrs
Pennell, Susan, b. 1836, d. 1926, aged 90yrs
Profke, Alice Ruby, b. 1912, d. 1913, aged 20mths
Schablon, Albertina, b. 1842, d. 1923, aged 84yrs
Schablon, Frederick, b. 1834, d. 1913, aged 79yrs
Schultz, Alma, b. 21 Sep 1885, d. 10 Jul 1911, w/o A. Schultz*
Simpkins, Augusta Mary Caroline, b. 1860, d. 18 Jun 1916, aged 56yrs*
Slatter, Edith, d. 20 Dec 1906, aged 80yrs
Slatter, William, d. 27 Jun 1903, aged 79yrs 7mths
Starke, Adel Louise, b. 1902, d. 1903, aged 5mths
Starke, Lilly Alma, b. 1900, d. 1903, aged 2yrs
Stephan, Rudolph, b. 1901, d. 1901, aged 6mths
Titmarsh, Henry Osmond, b. 1903, d. 1905, aged 2yrs
Turner, Lavina Alice, b. 1907, d. 1915, aged 8yrs
Turner, Violet, b. 1912, d. 1912, aged 4mths
Walton, Betsy, b.1856, d. 20 Nov 1919, aged 63yrs, s/w Charles Walton (husband)*
Walton, Charles, b. 1852, d. 22 Feb 1926, aged 73yrs, s/w Betsy Walton (wife)*

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