Mackinemien Lone Grave

Woodswell Station






Jan Mackinemien was brutally murdered by Malachi Martin at Salt Creek on 4th February, 1862 Her grave is located near Woodswell Station. Jane was found dead at the age of about 35 years, and her occupation at the time was servant. Malachi Martin was convicted of her murder and was the 30th Execution in South Australia.  He was executed at the Adelaide Gaol on 24th December, 1862.





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