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Herder, Immigrant Voyage to South Australia 1851

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Date: 5 Jun 1851 to 21 Sep 1851
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The barque Herder sailed from Bremen, Germany on 5 June 1851; arriving in Port Adelaide, South Australia on 21 September 1851

Under Captain J.F. von Hagen she carried a crew of 20 men and 258 passengers from the Harz Mountains region of Saxony, principally the Upper Harz mining towns of Clausthal, Zellerfeld, Lautenthal and Wildemann.

This page is part of Prussian Settlement in Australia - German Australians. There is also a category page to collect individual profiles (Category:Herder, Arrived 21 Sep 1851).

Cabin Passengers

  • Dr. HAMMER
  • Mr. SCHNABEL
  • Misses MEHRTENS [their mother and brother sailed on the 'Pauline' 1849]
    • Elise Catharine, born 8th June 1832 ; [married Wilhelm NITSCHKE 1853 at Adelaide]
    • Betha, born 20th April 1838 ; [married Heinrich Ludwig Richard LACROIX]
    • Lucia Johanna Louis, born 20th Feb. 1844 .
  • Miss DEHLS [Johanne, the maiden Aunt of the Misses Mehrtens].

Steerage Passengers

  • BERTAM Johann Heinrich Carl Wilhelm (16) Ore Sorter. from Clausthal, Hanover, father Carl August BERTRAM. Married Henriette Friedericke Caroline NAHN at residence of Mr Anders, Adelaide in 1854 (SA BDM ref 28/208)
  • BöTTCHER / BOTTCHER / BOETTCHER Georg Christian Ferdinand (46), Miner from Zellerfield, Hanover, buried at Concordia Cemetery, South Australia, 27 Jun 1883?
    • Julie (BOHM) (50) died 26 Jul 1859 at Redruth (Burra), BISA index 8993
    • Heinrich Christian Friedrich (14)
  • BRANDT Heinrich 'Henry' Friedrich (46) Woodsman from Wildemann, Hanover, died 1 Jun 1872 at Kooringa (Burra) (SA BDM #47/478)
    • Henrietta (SCHIRMER) (31), died 15 Sep 1887 at Kooringa (Burra) (SA BDM #165/486)
    • Auguste (10) married Heinrich Frederick DREYER, 23 Jan 1858 at Kooringa (SA BDM #33/238)
    • George (8) (as George BRANT) married Charlotte Elizabeth Christiane GIESECKE at Kadina, 25 Jan 1868 (SA BDM # 74/95)
    • Carl (6)
    • Albert (Possibly arrived 1851 on 'Susanne')
  • FUSS Georg Heinrich, (b 25 Apr 1813 - 1885 at East Moonta) Miner from Zellerfeld, Hanover
    • Henriette Rosette née SCHULZ/SCHULTZ (b 1 Jan 1816 - 31 May 1906 at Kadina),
    • Johanne Auguste Caroline (b 16 Mar 1838 -1919) (married Thomas Bryan BURCHELL, 1857 at Kooringa)
    • Auguste Louise (b 15 May 1840 - ) (married William BENTLEY, 1857 at Kooringa)
    • Johann Heinrich August ?
    • Henrietta Meta (b 24 Nov 1842) (married Joseph HONNIBALL, 1874 at Wallaroo) (Meta and Joseph had a daughter Ada in 1886)
    • Carl Heinrich Wilhelm (William) (b 26 Jan 1851 - d 19 Mar 1879 at East Moonta) (married Annie SCHMIDT, 1872 at Moonta)
    • [then born in Australia, Thomas (b 22 Feb 1853 at Sydney Mine - 1923) (married Elizabeth BRALEY, 1874 at Wallaroo)]
    • [and Henriette Johanna Friedericka (b 22 Sep 1856 at Kooringa) (married George Joshua WILTSHIRE, 1874 at Wallaroo)]
  • GEBHARDT Theodor August (14 Oct 1832 -) Ore Sorter from Zellerfeld, Hanover (his mother née Fischer remarried Lösch)
  • GERMANN Heinrich Christian Friedrich Gottlieb (20) Ore Sorter from Clausthal, Hanover (married Maria Magdalena Amalia HONIG, 1855, in North Adelaide)
  • GLASNER/GLAZNER Heinrich Andreas Wilhelm (19) Ore Sorter from Clausthal, Hanover ('My Heritage' reports that he married Ellen CARROLL and they had a son Frederick William GLAZNER, 1861 in Amherst, Victoria, Australia)
  • GRüNEBERG/GRUNEBERG Heinrich Christian Carl (27) Woodsman from Lauterberg, Hanover (married Louisa Dorothea Henrietta Maria SCHULT(Z?), 1861 near Mt. Gambier then settled in Victoria)
  • HEINE Andreas (22 May 1794 - ) Miner from Clausthal, Hanover
  • HIRSCHHAUSEN/HERSCHHAUSEN Heinrich Wilhelm Theodor (24 Jan 1830 - 7 Nov 1892 at Pinnacles NSW) Roadworker from Clausthal, Hanover
    • [Heinrich Wilhelm (William) married Henriette Augusta (Augusta) BERTRAM, who was also a passenger on the same voyage in 1854. William and Augusta had 12 children, most in the Burra District |Friedrich August Wilhelm (1855 - )|Anna (1857 at Irish Town - )|William (1860 - )|Henry (1862 at Redruth - )|Torethre (Henriette) Fredericke Augustine (1864 at Millerton - 1951) married Heinrich WALLERT (WAHLEART), 1887 in Adelaide|Louis (1866 - )|Augusta (1868 - 1962) married William CARPENTER, 1888 at residence of bride's father, Redruth|Albert Theodor (1871- ) married Carolina BERNHARDT, 1900| Fredinand [sic] (1873-1946) married Clara MACGREGOR, 1899, at Broken Hill, NSW|Adolph (1874 - ) married Elizabeth PARKER, 1895, at Broken Hill|Louise ( - 1970) married Joseph DREYER, 1898 at Broken Hill|Henry August (1880 at Redruth - ) married Annie-Elise VOUMARD, 1901, at Broken Hill]
  • HONIG Carl Friedrich Louis, (b 13 Oct 1813) a miner from Wildemann, Hanover. (His wife wife, née Steinbrück, lived seperately and did not sail),
    • Auguste Emilie (b 2 Aug 1836)
    • Dorothea Juliane (b 27 Jun 1838)
    • Georg Friedrich Ernst (b 20 Jan 1841)
  • KIRCHNER Johann Carl Christian (Carl) (29 Jul 1804 - 1871 in Victoria) Miner from Clausthal, Hanover,
    • Johanne Friedericke BEHRENS (9 Dec 1799 - )
    • Georg Christian Heinrich Herman (5 Aug 1830 - ) married Margaret SAVILLE, 1858, in Kapunda
    • Marie Wilhelmine Auguste (3 Dec 1832 - ), Servant, married BOECK in 1853 in North Adelaide
    • Caroline Wilhelmine (18 Feb 1834 - 1920 in NSW), possibly married William BARK, 1852, in Kooringa.
    • Carl Friedrich Gottlieb (16 Oct 1835 - 1889, Stawell, Victoria) , Ore sorter, possibly married Liudwina KENER in 1853.
    • Pauline (14 Apr 1838 - )
  • LIEBEKNECHT Johann Georg Christoph (39) Roadworker from Lautenthal, Hanover with his son. [His wife did not travel. Christoph married Johanne Rudolphine UHE in 1853]
    • Johann Heinrich Wilhelm (11) married Maria SCHMIDT in 1863 at Peters Hill
  • LöWE/LOWE Carl August (35) road worker from Lonauerhammerhütte, Hanover with wife and child ( 9 months)
    • Caroline Louise Rosalie nee HARTMANN (1822- 18 Feb 1890)
    • [Rosalie with surname HARTMANN later had children with Johann Frederick Julius STOPP ( - 06.06.1873 Nth Adelaide SA): George Hans STOPP (24.12.1856-), John Henry Frederick (2.6.1859-21.12.1897), Johann Frederick (15.9.1861-24.8.1951), Fredericke Augusta (11.7.1864-), Carl Rudolph (14.1.1866-after 1893), Christoph Frederick (17.10.1867-18.1.1934).]
  • LüDDEKE/LUDDEKE/LUDECKE Wilhelm (16) Road worker from Clausthal, Hanover
  • MAUERLEHR/MANERLEHR Carl August (7 Aug 1814 - ), Labourer from Clausthal, Hanover with his wife and their two children,
    • Johanne Julie Henriette SCHWABE/SCHWEBE (19 Apr 1812 - )
    • Georgina Caroline Henrietta Bertha DIEKFOFF (3 Sep 1842 - )
    • Heinrich August Christian Theodor MAUERLEHR (24 Feb 1846 - )
  • MAUERLEHR Heinrich Georg (19) Carepenter from Buntenbock, Hanover
  • OBPERMANN August Christian Martin ? (17). [This record is probably incorrect. Different sources record that August Christian Martin OPPERMANN migrated on the Steinwärder in 1853.]
  • PABST Henrietta Marie (11 Apr 1807) from Clausthal, Hanover. Sister of Auguste Caroline HEBERLE, née PABST.
  • PESCHAU Ludwig (20) Woodsman from Lauterberg, Hanover
  • POLLE Heinrich Christian Friedrich (4 Jun 1819 - 3 Nov 1898) Carpenter from Lauthental, Hanover,
    • Henrietta Auguste GIESECKE (4 Jun 1821- 12 Mar 1898)
    • Louise (3 Mar 1846)
    • Auguste (21 Oct 1847)
    • Caroline (20 Sep 1849 - 1933)
    • [Born in Australia, Johanne Auguste (ca 1854), Friedrich (Fritz) Wilhelm (1 Dec 1857-1935), Emile Robert (M) and Emilige Auguste (F) (24 Nov 1859), Emilie Pauline (ca 1862)]
  • RöDER/RODER/ROEDER Carl Heinrich Wilhelm (17) Ore Sorter from Clausthal, Hanover
  • ROSENTHAL Ernst Carl Julius Friedrich (4 May 1808 - 1865, parents: Carl August and ? nee HABICH), Miner from Clausthal, Hanover. Residences Hope Valley, Highercombe, Dry Creek.
    • Auguste Julianne BARTHOLOMäUS/BARTHOLOMAUS (14 Feb 1804),
    • Heinrich Friedrich August (20 Feb 1830 - 28 Mar 1920), married Caroline Louisa Henriette JAHN/ZAHN, 17 Nov 1855
    • Henrietta Auguste (7 Oct 1831- ) married ROBINSON
    • Ernst Carl Julius (Charles) (1 Sep 1833 - ), Ore sorter, married Johanna Augusta JAHN in 1860.
    • Friedrich August (19 Sep 1835 - ), Ore sorter, married Caroline Louisa Henriette JAHN in 1855
    • Julienne Henriette Marie (22 Jan 1838 - 5 Nov 1928), married Johann Heinrich WARK in 1853
    • Marie Caroline (20 Jun 1842 - ) married HUGALL,
    • Johanne Julianne (31 Jan 1845 - )
    • [The eldest son, Friedrich Wilhelm migrated to North Carolina in 1854 with a wife and two children.
  • SCHLINKERT Carl (25) Roadworker from Lautenthal, Hanover. Possibly the Carl SCHLINKERT who was in Adelaide Gaol in 1889?
  • SCHlüTER/SCHLUTER/SCHLUETER Heinrich August Eduard (19) Ore Sorter from Wildemann, Hanover. Married Sarah CULLEN, 12 Jul 1853 at the Roman Catholic Church in Adelaide.
  • SCHMIDT Carl Friedrich Julius (12 Jan 1816) Roadworker from Clausthal, Hanover, ,
    • Johanna Frederica BAUM (2 Nov 1816),
    • Carl Friedrich Julius (11 May 1842), married Caroline Augusta Maria BERTRAM in 1865 at Kooringa
    • Carl (1 Jun 1844 - 9 Apr 1852),
    • Bernhard (2 Oct 1846)
    • Johanna (Annie) (born at sea 1851) married William Fuss, 1872 at Moonta
  • SCHULZ / SCHULTZ August Heinrich Friedrich (ca 1809 - 1862 at Krondorf) Roadworker, Smelter Worker from Zellerfeld, Hanover
    • Henrietta née STURM/STORM (ca 1813 - 21 Sep 1874 at Lyndoch Valley)
    • Johann Christian Friedrich (18, Ore mill operator - 10 July 1876 near Aldinga)
    • Henrietta (16)
    • Wilhelm (ca 1836, road worker - 16 Sep 1883) married Margret EDWARDS, 25 May 1861, at Kooringa
    • Auguste (12)
    • Carl (ca 1847 - 13 Dec 1882 at Auburn) [possibly the Carl SCHULTZ who married Mary Ann COOPER in Upper Wakefield District, 26 Feb 1872, Age:24, Father: August SCHULTZ]
    • Friederike (1)
    • [August and Henriette possibly had a son, August, born 16 Dec 1852 in District of Upper Wakefield, and another daughter, Karoline, born 24 December 1855 in the District of Adelaide]
  • THOMAS Georg Friedrich (10 Dec 1801 - 1851) (committed suicide, jumped overboard and died at sea), miner from Zellerfeld, Hanover,
    • Johanne Friederike HELD (26 Nov 1812 - 18 Sep 1886, buried at Monarto),
    • Georgine Friederike (28 Jul 1837 - 19 Oct 1909) married Carl Julius Heinrich REIDEL ca 1855
    • Georg August Friedrich "George August Frederick" (28 Oct 1842 - 18 Aug 1916 at Monarto), possibly married Ann Jane CLARKE at Reedy Creek, 5 Feb 1873
    • Auguste Christine (13 Feb 1846)
    • Johanne Friederike (19 Nov 1848), possibly married John Edward PEARSON, 9 Apr 1875 at Summerfield
    • Bertha (Mar 1851 - 14 Jan 1863 at Blumberg (Birdwood))
  • UNGER Christian Wilhelm (19) Ore Sorter Clausthal, Hanover. Married Agnes GERARD, 17 Jan 1856 in Nairne, South Australia.
  • VEIT Georg Heinrich Zacharias (35), Road worker from Clausthal, Hanover, married the widow:
    • Johanne BöHM / BOHM née SCHUBER (35) married at Easter 1851,
    • Johanne BöHM / BOHM (11)
    • Julie BöHM / BOHM (8),
    • August BöHM / BOHM, (6)
    • Wilhelm VEIT (1)
  • WAHLERT Carl Heinrich Friedrich (19 Aug 1826 - 30 Mar 1905 at Millerton (Burra)) , Road Worker from Clausthal, Hanover
    • Friederike Christiane Caroline TYX/DIX/DICKS (1 Aug 1824 - 23 Apr 1904 at Redruth (Burra)),
    • Auguste (1851- 21 Jul 1851 at Sea)
    • [Children born in Australia Ernst Friedrich (8.3.1853 at Hope Valley -), Heinrich William (17.8.1857 at Irish Town - 1916), Charles (1859-), Amelia Augusta BERNHARDT (21.5.1862 at Redruth - 1934), Eliza ROSENTHAL (1.9.1864 at Millerton - 21.6.1908).]
  • WEICHERT Carl Wilhelm (37 1/2) Miner from Zellerfeld, Hanover
    • Caroline LEUNIG (35)
    • Emma (12 1/2)
    • Johanne (9)
    • Minna (6)
    • Carl (3)
    • Auguste (6 months)
  • WEILAND Carl Friedrich (8 May 1827 -) Ore Sorter from Clausthal, Hanover
    • Mathilde, née HAUSDöRFER (26 years old; parents: HAUSDöRFER , Georg Heinrich; HAUSDöRFER, Juliane, nee ZWICKERT) (also brother of Heinrich Ernst Eduard on the same ship)

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Fantastic work Steve! This page is great! 😊
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