Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Ziebell Family History

Ziebell family researcher and descendant Janet Hubbard has recently published her comprehensive history of this pioneer family of Thomastown. As well as being essential reading for all Ziebell family members The house that Christian built will also be of interest to anyone wishing to learn more about the history of German settlement at Thomastown and in Victoria in general. This book of 220 pages in profusely illustrated and covers the family's origins in Germany, thier long journey to Australia in 1849-50 aboard the Pribislaw; and settlement at Westgarthtown.

This book is now available for loan as well as for research purposes in the local history collection at Mill Park library.

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