Siebel family burials
Westgarthtown Lutheran Cemetery
Johann Gottlob Siebel (1812 – 1877) and Christiane Siebel (1819 – 1898)
The main headstone, with floral motifs embedded among stylised ferns on the upper section and urns on either side of the grave, relates to Johann Gottlob and Christiane Siebel, who built Siebel’s farmhouse. Their son Jack was organist at the Thomastown Lutheran Church for 50 years and one of their grandsons, Albert Siebel, founded the Pura Dairy at Preston to retail Westgarthtown’s milk.
Wilhelmine Siebel (1862 – 1890)
Wilhelmina Louise Siebel (née Nebel), died in 1890, aged 27. Her grieving husband Jack dedicated the following verse to her: