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Burial Location:Kookynie  (details...)
Place of Death: Till Street, Kookynie
Date of Death: 15 August 1907
Date of Burial:16 August 1907
Age:16 weeks
Cause of Death:Acute bronchitis, asphyxia
OGM Ref#: 1943


This little child was the first-born of twins.  The other, also a girl, lived just 3 hours and was unnamed. Julia's sister's story also appears in this database. The girls are buried together in Plot 32 of the Anglican Portion of the Kookynie Cemetery.

The parents of these little girls were married on 18 June 1888 at the home of the bride's parents, in Tenterfield, New South Wales. Their other children were Percival Lionel born 1889 in Drake, New South Wales; Hilda Marie born 1890; Elizabeth Vera born 1893; Georgina Emily born 1894; Alma Minnie born 1897; Stillborn female in 1905; John Mossman born in Wiluna in 1909.

The father of these children died on 5 August1942 in Perth. His wife died there on 25 May 1951.

Parents:Elizabeth Rebecca (nee MOSSMAN) and John Bernard Peter STRAUSS (Mine Manager)
Birth Details:25 April 1907, Kookynie; Birth Registration 65/1907, North Coolgardie
Death Certificate:34/1907, North Coolgardie

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