12 Jan 1869
Albury, NSW, Australia
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Wilhelm Augustus Ludewig Michaelis was born in Hanover, Prussia on 18 June 1824, the son of Johann Conrad Michaelis and Anna Friederike Staedeler. He was baptised on 15 July 1824. Whether this is the same  Augustus Michaelis in uncertain.
August Michaelis married Franziska Juliana Germer, daughter of Engelhard Germer, in Germany in 1843. 
 Augustus Michaelis was Naturalised in the Colony of New South Wales on 5 July 1859. The Naturalisation papers record that ' Augustus Michaelis is a native of Hildesheim, Hanover, is thirty eight years of age, and that having arrived by the Ship "Africa" in the year 1855 he is now residing in Albury and wishing to be enabled legally to hold Real Estate in the said Colony'.
Records for other members of
August's family suggest they did not all travel at the same time.
Augustus's wife Franziska passed away on 21 May 1866.
Augustus Michaelis passed away on 12 January 1869 at Albury, NSW. He was survived by his children.
"Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898"
Name: Wilhelm August Julius Ludewig Michaelis
Event Date: 1824
Birth Date: 18 Jun 1824
Birth Year: 1824
Birthplace: HANNOVER, GERMANY
Christening Date: 15 Jul 1824
Christening Place: Hannover, Hannover, Preußen, Germany
Father's Name: Johann Conrad Michaelis
Mother's Name: Anna Friederike Georgine Staedeler
Naturalization Index 1834-1903
First Name: Augustus
Native Place: Germany
Date of Certificate: 5 Jul 1859
Register No: 3
NSW BDM - Death Registration: 2455/1869
Date and Place of death: January 10(?) 1869; Albury
Name and Occupation: August Michaelis; Wheelwright
Cause of death: Not himself with a ??? while in a state of temporary insanity
Duration of last illness: Nil
Medical attendant: None
Name and Occupation of father: Unknown Michaelis; Wheelwright
Maiden surname of mother: Unknown
Informant: Marcus Brown; Coroner, Albury
Particulars of Registration: ???; January 17 1869; Albury
When and where buried: January 13 1869; Albury Cemetery
Name of undertaker: George ????
Name and religion of Minister: D.H. Ballantyne; Presbyterian
Names of witnesses of burial: Philipp ???; George Barklay
Where born and how long in Australasian Colonies
- Monaro [omitted January 21 1869]
- Hombourg Prussia
- Barn [omitted January 21 1869]
Place of Marriage, age, and to whom: Germany; unknown; Franziska Juliana ??? Gertrude Germer
Children of Marriage (age in years)
A certified copy of this registration is held by B. Williams
Conflicting information on daughter Wilhelmina
CapeWill Tree on MyHeritage
For all the information I have on Augustus Michaelis (1824-1869) and his close family see my tree on MyHeritage that I am progressively transcribing. ( B. Williams, 30Jan2018)
1.0 "Deutschland Geburten und Taufen, 1558-1898," database, FamilySearch ( 1.1 https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NCGW-9X2 : 28
November 2014), Wilhelm August Julius Ludewig Michaelis, 15 Jul 1824; citing HANNOVER, GERMANY; FHL microfilm 185,224, accessed 30Jan2018 ↑
2.0 2.1 NSW BDM - Death Registration: 2455/1869, 2.2 https://familyhistory.bdm.nsw.gov.au/lifelink/familyhistory/search, obtained 10Feb2018 ↑
3.0 3.1 3.2 WikiTree: Death of Franziska (Germer) Michaelis
↑ Naturalization Index 1834-1903, https://search.records.nsw.gov.au/primo-explore/search?vid=61SRA&sortby=rank&lang=en_US
, accessed 8May2020 ↑ Michaelis, Augustus, c1824, CapeWill Tree on MyHeritage, https://www.myheritage.com/person-6000555_239487041_239487041/augustus-michaelis, accessed 30Jan2018
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