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Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Occupation: Married Woman
Place of Death: Kookynie Government Hospital
Date of Death: 13 December 1908
Date of Burial:14 December 1908
Age:49 years
Cause of Death:Intestinal Obstruction, Adhesions
OGM Ref#: 1957
Headstone:OGM Aluminium


Dora is buried in Plot 41 of the Roman Catholic portion of the Kookynie Cemetery.

In 1907, Dora's residence in Kookynie was broken into and some clothing stolen during the time when she had been absent from her residence for a few months. During the court case in August 1907, Dora stated that she had left Kookynie in January that year and returned on 27 July. She died the following year after an illness of some 10 to 14 days duration.

Parents:Mark CALIGARRI (Postmaster)
Spouse:Unknown COSTA
Birth Details:Circa 1859, Pernera, Austria - or possibly Genoa, italy
Death Certificate:39/1908, North Coolgardie
State Records Office: COSTA, Dora - of Kookynie (d.13/12/1908) AU WA S2323 cons5800 1908/295 Item 1908-12-13 - 1909-03-10 Part of INTESTATE FILES (PUBLIC TRUSTEE) From Genoa, Italy.
Comments:Although her Death Certificate states that she was born in Austria, the State Records Office lists that she came from Genoa, Italy. There are Costa and Caligarri/Caligari families in Genoa, Italy.