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Tagged With: Douthat

The Memories of Mildred Miles (nee Douthat)

“I was born in the family home at Waanyarra. My brother Dick, sisters Mary, Sally and Isabel were also born there. ‘Gran’ Strahan, a midwife and neighbour brought us all into the world. Brother Raymond was born years later at Dunolly. When I was very young Dad took the family to Koondrook to live for … Continue reading »

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Mary Ann Douthat’s Obituary

Death of Mrs. Douthat – Tarnaguila Courier – 16th July, 1904 The news of the death of Mrs. Douthat widow of the late Manuel Douthat of Waanyarra was received with unfeigned regret on Tuesday morning. The deceased lady had been suffering for some time from an internal complaint and had been attended to by Dr. … Continue reading »

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Douthat Family

Researched by Lynne Douthat from family letters, interviews and the Public Records Office, Melbourne, 1988 “William Bowen Douthat was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1817. In 1848 he married a Spanish girl named Isabel Maria Fieri. Their son, Emanuel William was born in Vigo, a fishing village and port on the Spanish coast, in 1850. … Continue reading »

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“The Footsteps Echo” by Lynne Douthat

Waanyarra has its legends and myths set around the early gold-rush days of the 1850’s. “The Footsteps Echo” relates many of these stories and records the events of the times, with an abundance of photographs. Over fifty family histories and stories have been contributed to this book, thereby making it a book for future generations … Continue reading »

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