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Name list of 'Old Lutheran' Emigrants to Australia

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The names of emigrants have been copied from 'Iwan, William (Wilhelm) (2003). Name list of "Old Lutheran" emigration of the mid-19th century from eastern Germany (mainly Pomerania and Lower Silesia) to Australia, Canada, and the United States (Rev. ed. 2003). Freistadt Historial Society, Trinity Lutheran Church of Freistadt, Mequon, WI' http://www.archivaria.com/EmigList/

Please note different focal points for this project:

  • Altlurherische ref https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Evangelisch-lutherische_(altlutherische)_Kirche Please note that this Wikipedia page has an easy translation into English. One important line is "This led, among other things, to an escape of Old Lutherans to North America and Australia."
  • Australian immigrants
  • Timeline (Chronologic order from 1835 to 1855)
  • Regions that families emigrated from (Prussian provinces and villages)
  • Family connections
  • The migrant ships that different groups migrated on

Links to existing Wikitree profiles below are underlined.

Surname variations between the German list and Australian records, with examples that have been underlined.

1835:

  • 15 Emigrants from the kreis of Liegnitz in Silesia to the region of Astracham in the Russian Empire
  • At least 15 Emigrants from Breslau to the area near Buffalo, New York, in the United States of America

1836:

  • 5 Emigrants to USA
  • 1 Emigrants to South Australia from Neusalz, kreis of Freistadt, Silesia : the agriculturalist Luis Kittlaus (22) Note: the Kittlaus surname has not been found in Wikitree in Australia

1837:

1838: 4 ships (Bengalee, Prince George, Zebra and Catharina) were chartered for Lutheran migrants from Prussia to South Australia and sailed from Hamburg.

  • 239 Emigrants to South Australia from the province of Posen - 70 have been identified as migrated on Catharina,
    • Meseritz (Międzyrzecz) 37 km NWN of Klemzig. widower and small farm tenant Johann Gotthilf Briese (68) [Not found in Wikitree];
      • daily wage earner Johann Daniel Zimmermann (33) with wife [Maria Dorothea nee Laubusch] and two children [Migrated 1847 on Gellert]
      • shoemaker Semmerau (36) with wife and two children [Not found in Wikitree]
      • shoemaker Johann Gottfried Borrmann (45) with wife Johanne Christiane Wikhelmine Minke and five children, Eduard Karl, Wilhelm, Hermine Maria, Frederike Emily [Migrated on Skjold in 1841]
      • shoemaker Joachim Sievers (38) with wife and two children; [Not found in Wikitree]
      • clothmaker Johann Thomas (47) with wife, Louise Schumann and four children, Heinrich Gottlob, Johanne Rosina Emilia, Amelia Christiane, Ernistine Karoline [Migrated on Skjold in 1841], [Eldest son migrated on Bengalee in 1838];
      • his father, the clothmaker Samuel Thomas (76) and two children [Migrated on Skjold in 1841];
      • hatmaker Johann Gotthilf Handschke (59) with wife and daughter [Not found in Wikitree]
      • the shoemaker Johann Gottlieb Felsch (52) with wife Wilhelmine Constantine Sperling [Migrated on Skjold in 1841, with two children Eduard and Henriette];
      • locksmith Johann Ferdinand Günther (28) with wife and two children [Not found in Wikitree]
      • unmarried seamstress Dorothea Rettig (45) [Not found in Wikitree];
      • unmarried seamstress Friederike Hoffmann (37) and her sister, Rosalie (29), also a seamstress [Not found in Wikitree];
      • tailor's widow Anna Rosina Genge with five children [Not found in Wikitree];
      • widow Therese Schrödel (54), innkeeper with Briese [Not found in Wikitree];
      • daily wage earner and widow Anna Münchenberg (45) with three sons, aged 20 [did not migrate on Catharina], 14 and 7 years and four daughters;
      • Locksmith apprentice for Günther, Gottlieb Ferdinand Welke.
    • Chlastawe near Bentschen (Chlastawa) 16 km NNE of Klemzig, 13 km ESE of Meseritz cabinetmaker Gottlieb Linke (34);
      • old homesteader Christian Rothe (28) with wife and three children;
      • blacksmith and old homesteader Christian Auricht (32) with wife and two children;
      • homestead farmer Samuel Auricht (32) with wife and three children, brother of Christian; [Not found in Wikitree]
      • Rosina Auricht (21), sister of Christian, Rothe's maid;
      • Anna Elisabeth Auricht (19), another sister of Christian;
      • shoemaker Wilhelm Wilksch (32) with wife and one son of two years of age, brother-in-law of Christian Auricht;
      • maid Rosina Adam (28); [Not found in Wikitree]
      • gardener Christian Hahn (30);
      • congregational land shareholder/half-time farmer Georg Mattner (43) with wife and six children;
      • congregational land shareholder/half-time farmer Christian Kappler (35) with wife and four children of 12 years of and and under;
      • journeyman miller Christian Reisch (20); [Not found in Wikitree]
      • master ropemaker Gottfried Ratsch (34) with wife and one child; [Not found in Wikitree]
      • journeyman mason Johann Grätz (44) with wife and four children from 13 years of age and under.
    • Tirschtiegel (Trzciel) 21 km SE of Meseritz, 30 km NNE from Klemzig reservationist Johann Georg Schulz (65); [Not found in Wikitree]
    • Prittisch (Przytoczna) 14 km NE of Meseritz 80 km NE of Cosel gardener Georg Hahn (47); [Not found in Wikitree]
      • agriculturalist Gottfried Karg (43) with wife and one son of 8 years; [Not found in Wikitree]
      • master cabinetmaker Johann Wahlschütz (24), widower with one child of 1 ½ years of age (it was heard of him that he wanted to go to Poland); [Not found in Wikitree]
      • daily wage earner Karl August Mullak (50) with wife and four children (the eldest son, 20 years of age, was not a separatist); [Not found in Wikitree]
      • agriculturalist Gottlob Weber (26) with wife; [Not found in Wikitree]
      • agriculturalist Gottlob Kintzel (47) with wife and five children, the eldest 17 years of age; [Not found in Wikitree]
      • colonist Friedrich Heinze (43) with second wife, Auguste Wilhelmine Caroline, neé Wegener and five children, the eldest 14 years of age; [Migrated on the Skjold in 1841, Carl Friedrich, Heinrich Hugo, died at sea, Theodor, died at sea, other children?]
      • shoemaker Wilhelm Hoffmann (44) with wife and four children, the eldest 17 years of age; [Migrated of Skjold in 1841]
      • his mother Beate Hoffman, widow (66); [Migrated on Skjold in 1841]
      • agriculturalist Johan Ulm (45) with wife and four children, eldest 9 years of age (from his wife and stepdaughter it is reported that they were not separatists);[Not found in Wikitree]
      • Häuland innkeeper Johann Wornest (67) with wife and seven children, of whom there were 2 sons, age 22 and 12 - the eldest son was not a separatist;
      • caretaker Gottfried Wornest (63) with wife and one daughter, age 23 years; ???
      • agriculturalist Christian Heinze (36) with wife and two children, the elder 11 years of age; [Migrated on Skjold in 1841]
      • homeowner and tailor Gottlieb Sauer (35) with wife and one child, 3 years of age; [Not found in Wikitree]
      • agriculturalist Gottfried Freschner (36) with wife and two children, the elder 4 years of age; [Not found in Wikitree]
      • tailor Gottlieb Selche (55) with wife and four children, the eldest of whom was 22 years of age; [Not found in Wikitree]
      • tailor Martin Paschke (40) with wife and two children, the elder of whom was 6 years of age. [Not found in Wikitree]
    • Altreben (Chwalin) 9 km South East of Klemzig tailor Albrecht Christian Kavel (71), father of the pastor, his wife and three children: Johann Ferdinand Wilhelm (34), Friedrich Daniel Samuel and Maria Charlotte Sabine , who in Australia married the widower and gamekeeper Fiedler. [Family migrated on Prince George]
    • Karge (Kargowa) 11 km SE of Klemzig, 22 km E of Kay Julius Fiedler, son of master combsetter Samuel Fiedler. [Migrated on Prince George?]
    • Borui (Boruja) 26 km NE of Klemzig Anna Elisabeth Schmidt (36) with daughter Johanne Anna (2);

1839:
The entire group of Lutherans went to America:

  • 570 from the province of Pomerania, the majority from Kammin
  • 230 from Saxony, 91 from Brandenburg and 265 from Silesia.

1840:
Relatively small numbers emigrated from the province of Silesia to America.

1841:
For the year 1841 Wilhelm Iwan could name 206 of the 274 people going to Australia and 29 of the 121 people going to America.

Emigrating to Australia from the province of Brandenburg from the kreis of Züllichau (migrated on Skjold unless otherwise noted).

From kreis of Crossen in or near Rollmühle by the Kreisdorf

Emigrating from the province of Silesia in 1841 and going to Australia from in or near the kreis of Grünberg

From in or near the kreis of Liegnitz

Emigrating to Australia from the province of Posen. Wilhelm Iwan was only confident of a few names:

1842:
A brother and sister named Stock left Cammin to migrate to USA.

1843:
The entire group of 1599 Lutherans went to America:

  • 832 from the province of Pomerania
  • 498 from Brandenburg
  • 42 from Havelbergers
  • 33 from the province of Saxony
  • 7 from Hamburg and 3 from Silesia.

1844:
from the province of Silesia, the kreis of Freistadt - migrated on George Washington

From kreis of Grünberg:

From kreis of Sagan

  • Reichenau: unmarried Anna Rosina Ulbricht (22), her stepbrother, coachman's son Johann Gottlob Raethel (33); [It is not clear that Anna Rosina migrated.]
    • lodger Johann Christian Priedemann (27) with wife Anna Elisabeth, neé Hoffmann and his father Johann Georg Priedemann (72);
    • widow Anna Elisabeth Grätz (42) and son Johann August (16)
  • Cosel: farmer's son Johann Georg Nippe.[ Possibly migrated on George Washington ]
  • Klein-Dobritsch: Gottlieb August Pohl (16). [It is not clear that Gottlieb migrated.]

From the province of Brandenburg, kreis of Sorau

From kreis of Kottbus

  • Kottbus itself: Wilhelm Schenk (40) with wife and son Ernst (15);
    • [Ernst Sigismund] Krüger (34) with wife [Charlotte Friedricke, (33)] and three children: Karl (9), Gustav (5), Theodor (4) [Family may have returned to Prussia].
    • Dühring (30) with wife and three children: Hermann (2 ½), Paul (1), daughter of 6 months;
    • Christian Dühring (23);
    • Stummann (57) Kottbus itselfwith wife and five children: daughters of 24, 22 and 17 years, sons of age 9 and 6;
    • Wilhelm Mathäus Pinter (20). [Not found in an immigration list]
  • Crossen: shoemaker Karl Friedrich August Messner [Meßner] (31), wife Karoline, neé Hennicke (37), and four children: Karoline Marie (7), Karl Friedrich August (5), Rudolf Otto (4), Marie Elisabeth (1). [Migrated on Heerjeebhoy Rustomjee Patel in 1845]

From the province of Posen, kreis of Meseritz:

In summary of 1844:

  • Going to America: from the province of Brandenburg 157
    • from the province of Pomerania 43
  • Going to Australia: from the province of Silesia 113
    • from the province of Brandenburg 59
    • from the province of Posen 39

1845:
Migrants to Australia in 1845 sailed on Heerjeebhoy Rustomjee Patel unless otherwise noted.

From the province of Brandenburg, the kreis of Crossen.

  • Crossen itself: journeyman clothmaker Karl August Metzenthin (31) with Mrs. Auguste Schulz and four children: Albertine (7), Emma (5), Auguste (2), Karl (1);
    • master shoemaker Karl Heinrich Friedrich Hoffrichter (32, brother of Friedrich Wilhelm ) with Mrs. Dorothea Noack (31) and two children: Pauline (6), Karl (2);
    • cloth manufacturer Friedrich Wilhelm Habermann (52) with Mrs. Johanne Christiane Köhler, four children: Friedrich Wilhelm (23), Florentine Agnet (21), Berthold Roland (19), Christiane Wanda (17) and maid Johanne Wilhelmine Forbitzke (14) [The maid does not appear in the Australian immigration records];
    • master cabinetmaker Friedrich August Altmann (39), Mrs. Johanne Wilhelmine Tietz (26) and three children: Johanne Auguste Wilhelmine (7), Marie Luise Mathilde (6), Johann Otto (1);
    • blanching tanner Johann Gustav Adolph Altmann, (23),
    • moulding cutter Gottlob Reyher (58) with Mrs. Anna Rosina Werner (50) and son Silvius (15);
    • Karl August Blume (49), vineyard owner with wife, Johanne Charlotte Gerlach and seven children: Maria Emilie (18), Carl August (14), Johanne Pauline (12) , Johann Hermann (10, died as child when 12), Johann Gustav (7), Caroline Wilhelmine (4), Auguste Mathilde (1)
    • unmarried Friederike Wilhelmine Driechel (27);
    • fabric cutter Josef Pilz; [Not found in immigration records]
    • gardener Friedrich Wilhelm Schulz (26). [Not found in immigration records]
  • Merzwiese: mason Karl Ludwig Hoffrichter (31) with Mrs. Dorothea Elisabeth Fischer (31) and daughter Ernestine Wilhelmine (9).
  • Boberstag: potter Johann Samuel Hoffmann (26) [possible the Samuel Hoffmann who migrated on Steinwarder in 1853]
    • Unmarried Auguste Karoline Luise Meinke (23). [Not found in immigration records]
  • Treppeln: labourer Gottfried Jacob (43) with three children. [Not found in immigration records]

From kreis of Züllichau

From the province of Silesia, kreis of Liegnitz

From kreis of Lüben

  • Buchwäldchen: master blacksmith Karl John (35) with Mrs. Dorothea Susanna Obst (35);
    • blacksmith Wilhelm John (26);
    • mover Gottlieb Wogisch (75, died at sea) and wife Marie Eleonore (36);
    • hall owner Gottlob Lindner (50) with Mrs. Maria Rosina John (40) and children: Johanna Eleonore (20), Johanna Elisabeth (19), Friedrich Ernst (17), Johann August and Wilhelm Traugott (twins, 3 years of age) [The eldest daughter did not sail in order to get married]
    • mover Gottfried Seidel (51) and two daughters: Johanna Christiane (22), Johanna Karoline (14); migrated on George Washington 11 Oct 1845
    • divorced Anna Rosina Jungfer, neé Seidel, daughter of Gottfried Seidel [Anna married Johann Wilhelm John, before emigrating]
  • Koslitz: hall owner Gottlieb Scholz (39) with Mrs. Johanna Mummert (31) and seven children: Wilhelm Heinrich (17), Johanne Christiane (15), Charlotte Henriette (14), Ernst Hermann (9), Pauline Auguste (8), Johanne Pauline (3), Hermann Eduard (2).
  • Lüben: Jureck. [JURECKY Carl August, Johanne Elisabeth (wife), Wilhelm August Hermann]

From kreis of Steinau: two families of unknown number, at least 4.

From the province of Posen, the kreis of Buk

  • Sonlop: shoemaker Christian Schupelius (49) with wife Anna Elisabeth and three children: Wilhelm (13), Johann Heinrich (8), Johanna Juliane (6);
    • property owner Gottlieb Eckert (46) with Mrs. Anna Dorothea Musler (47) and foster-daughter Johanne Wilhelmine Musler (15). [Arrived in South Australia by 1848]
  • Cichagora: blacksmith Wilhelm Bradtke (41), Mrs. Rosina Dorothea Schlipke (44) and five children: Johanne Luise (22), Ernst Heinrich (15), Amalie Ottilie (10), Adolf (4), Wilhelm Gustav (3); Johanna Lydia (born during voyage)
    • property owner Gottfried Fischer (46, died during voyage) with his wife, Mrs. Anna Dorothea Deutschmann (29) and son Gottfried (3). Was Anna Dorothea a daughter of Johann Georg Deutschmann on the same voyage?

From the kreis of Kosten

  • Rensko: daily wage earner Samuel Pietsch (42) with wife Anna Dorothea Redlich (32) and three children [ Anna Elisabeth, Johann Gottfried, Anna Rosina ]
    • property owner Karl Friedrich Pankow (49), Mrs. Sophie Elisabeth Beise (61) and three children: Elisabeth (9), Gottfried (6), Anna Rosina (4). not found in South Australian records

In summary of 1845:

  • Going to America: from the province of Brandenburg 79
    • from the province of Pomerania 284
  • Going to Australia: from the province of Silesia 80
    • from the province of Brandenburg 84
    • from the province of Posen 23

1846:
From the province of Brandenburg, kreis of Sorau

  • Fielitz: gardener Gottlob Weidner (43), Mrs. Johanna Christiana Hermann (38) and two daughters: Johanna Auguste (7), Johanna Clementine (4); [Migrated on Pauline, arrived 27 Sep 1846. The family moved to Victoria]

From kreis of Westpriegnitz

  • Wusterhausen: shoemaker Christian Friedrich Kurth (35) with Mrs. Dorothea Frenz (25) and three children: Karl August (5), Berta Maria (3), Wilhelm Gottlob (1); [Not found in South Australian records]

From the province of Silesia

  • Peterwitz, kreis of Breslau: public gardener Gottfried Ossig (58), widower with four children from a second marriage: Gottfried (25), Gottlob (21), Christof (17) Karl (12); the two children from the first marriage did not wish to leave. [Gottfried died, 1847 in district of Adelaide, no records in Wikitree]
  • Lindau, kreis of Freistadt: tailor Johann August Giersch (26) with Mrs. Anna Elisabeth Selige (30). [Arrived in South Australia by 1847, No shipping record has been found]

From the province of Posen

  • Pruszkowo, kreis of Kosen: agronomist Wilhelm Schulz with wife Juliane (20) and one daughter (1). [It is not clear which ship the family migrated on, but their first child in Australia was born 2 Dec 1846]

In summary of 1846:

  • Going to America: from the province of Brandenburg 253
    • from the province of Pomerania 293
  • Going to Australia: from the province of Silesia 7
    • from the province of Brandenburg 9
    • from the province of Posen 3

1847:
Migrants to Australia in 1847 sailed on Gellert unless otherwise noted.

From Silesia, kreis of Lüben:

  • Gugelwitz: gardener Johann Gottfried Knauerhase (38), Mrs. Anna Rosina Beyer (34), four children: Johann Karl (8), Johanna Christiane (6), Johann Ernst (4), Johann Hermann (1), sister Maria Rosina Knauerhase [Immigration records not found. Not in Wikitree. Possibly related to family that migrated on Peter Godeffroy in 1860]

From kreis of Sagan

  • Reichenau: farmer Samuel Hoffmann (52), wife Dorothea, neé Walter, six children: Johanna Rosina (26), Friedrich Karl (18), Johann Friedrich Wilhelm (15), Johann Heinrich (13), Johann Samuel (?), Christian (3); two sons, Johann Gottlieb and Johann Gottfried, had to remain behind because of military service but they emigrated in 1849.
  • Tschirskau: labourer Gottlieb Laube (52), Mrs. Anna Elisabeth neé Reimann (48) and three children: Christian (18), Karl Benjamin (11), Gottlob (6).
  • Cosel: day worker Samuel Fechner (48), [Is this the husband of Anna Elisabeth on the Gellert?]
    • shoemaker Gottfried Nippe (36), unmarried son of farmer Nippe, brother of the Nippe, who emigrated in 1844. Possibly emigrated on Hermann von Beckerath in 1847
  • Klein-Dobritsch: gardener's son Gottlieb Wunderlich (35 or 33), unmarried.

From kreis of Grünberg

  • Grünberg itself: wagoner-for-hire Gottlob Schulz with Mrs. Juliane Christiana neé Peitz; (46, b 1801) widow ROSENBERG, mother of Mrs BOEHM and 4 other ROSENBERG children also on the Gellert
    • widower and master tailor Rosenberg and four children: Franz Josef Ehrhard (23), Henriette Elisabeth (21), Auguste Berta (29), Josef Adolf (17); the eldest daughter, Maria Josefa, married and remained behind.

From kreis of Liegnitz:

  • Prinkendorf: journeyman cabinetmaker Heinrich Hanuschke. [No immigration record found]

From Brandenburg, kreis of Sorau:

  • Sorau: townsman and linen weaver Johann Traugott Gross [Groß], Mrs. Johanne Christiana Nasch, one son [Johann Gottlieb] (6).
  • Rodtstock: servant Johann Gottlieb Russ [Ruß] (26);

From kreis of Züllichau:

  • Keitschen: farmstead owner Gottfried Dolling (36) with wife, neé Woydt, four children and parents.
  • Klein-Dammer: cabinetmaker Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich (39) with wife and four children;
    • gardener Andreas Hirthe with wife and son.
  • Kranschow: stallkeeper Gottlob Mattner (49) with wife and three children.
  • Züllichau: shoemaker Georg Thiele (52) with wife, Anna Rosina neé Kluge and three children: Johann Karl Heinrich, Caroline Ottilie and .....
  • Padligar: farmstead owner Gottfried Kroschel (40) with wife Elisabeth, neé Schulz (40) and four children;
    • gardener Gottfried Tschippig (35) with wife Johanne Luise, neé Fechner (31), four children, mother-in-law, Anna Elisabeth neé Kluge and sister-in-law Fechner (35).
  • Friedrichs-Läsgen: colonist Karl Ernst Vorwerk with wife and seven children.
  • Möstichen: gardener Johann Christof Grocke (46) with wife and three children.

From Posen.

  • Pastor Phillip Jacob Jacques Oster, (b 1804, France, died at sea of tuberculous 24 Oct 1847), Sophia Amalie nee Stamm (b 1801, France), Philipp Jacob Jr (b 1830), Pauline Renate (b 1837), Anna Victoria (1839 - 1917)
  • Adolf Strempel, son of river supervisor Strempel in Posen.
  • Preischwitz, kreis of Kosten: property owner Johann Gottlieb Kalm (brother-in-law of Schulz, who emigrated in 1846) with wife Auguste Wilhelmina. Schulz and daughter Auguste Wilhelm (8 weeks); The family migrated on Hermann von Beckerath in 1847
    • mason Wollmann. Not found in immigration records
The total emigration in 1847:
to America 31
to Australia 99

1848:

From Silesia, kreis of Liegnitz:

  • Gross-Tinz: resident Johann Gottfried Hüber with wife, neé Siegert and four children; [not found in immigration records]
    • mason Karl Gottlob Schaege with wife, neé Vogel and three children. [not found in immigration records]
  • Alt-Beckern: gardener Johann Gottlob Blümel with Johanne Eleanore neé Hoffmann and three children; [migrated on G H Wappaus in 1849]
    • servant Karl Baumgart and Mrs. Hebel; [BAUMGART Gottlieb Carl Friedrich, Christiane HABEL arrived 1849-03-31 on G H Wappaus from Hamburg via Melbourne]
    • widowed mover Anna Rosina Ernst, neé Weinholdt and one daughter. [ERNST T, W arrived 1849-03-31 on G H Wappaus from Hamburg via Melbourne] Ernst-1111???
  • Berndorf: resident August Glatz, Mrs. Seifert, two children from ages 3 to 1 year; [GLATZ Carl August, Anna Rosina SEIFERT, Johann Ernst Wilhelm Ernst Gustav Hein arrived 1848-11-06 on Victoria from Hamburg 48-06-15 via Rio de Janeiro]
    • village green labourer and weaver Karl Gottlieb Müller; left his wife, neé Göbel, behind. [not found in immigration records]
  • Kummernick: tax-exempt property owner Johann Gottfried Purrmann (44), Mrs. Göbel and three daughters. [PURRMANN Johann Gottfried, Elisabeth NOACK married 1853-02-08 at Lutheran, Light Pass, aged 48, 39???]
  • Panten: resident Johann Gottlieb Hettner (37), unmarried. [arrived 1849-03-31 on G H Wappaus from Hamburg via Melbourne]
  • Wildschütz: unencumbered farmstead owner Teusner, Mrs. Hoffmann and three children of 15, 9 and 8 years of age; [arrived 1849-03-31 on G H Wappaus from Hamburg via Melbourne]
  • Kunitz: master tailor Karl Gottlieb Fiedler and three children ages 22, 18 and 8 years; [FIEDLER G, Caroline (wife) arrived 1849-03-31 on G H Wappaus from Hamburg via Melbourne]
    • resident [J.G.?] Schneider, Mrs. Hoffmann and four children. [Possibly migrated on Princess Louise, then family followed in 1854]
  • Neudorf: public gardener Gottlieb Hoffmann, Mrs. Bauer and one daughter aged 6 years. ?????
  • Parchwitz: wheelwright Johann Gottlieb Joppich [39] with wife [Johanne Christiane, 39] and three children of 6 years, [Maria Elisabeth] 2 years and 10 months. [arrived 1849-03-31 on G H Wappaus from Hamburg via Melbourne]
    • possibly from Parchwitz, foreman carpenter Karl Heinrich Fiebig, Mrs. Steinchen (42), daughter age 6. ???
  • Liegnitz: former soap boiler Karl Heinrich Schubert. [He was a pamphleteer and agitator for the Silesian "Mission Congregation" emigrating in 1848.]
  • Scheibau, kreis of Freistadt: miller Johann Christian Saelge (see Sellge, 1846). [Note: GIERSCH Johann August, Anna Elizabeth SELLGE, parents of child born 1855-12-28 named Maria Bertha at New Mecklenburg]

From Posen, kreis of Kosen:

  • Remsko: labourer Johann Georg Pietsch with Mrs. Maria Redlich and four children: Johann Gottlob (14), Anna Rosina (11), Johann Georg (7), Elisabeth (4); [PIETSCH Johann Georg, Anna Elisabeth REDLICH, 4 ch inc J Georg arrived 1848-11-06 on Victoria from Hamburg 48-06-15 via Rio de Janeiro]
    • labourer Johann Christian Redlich. [PIETSCH Johann Georg, Anna Elisabeth REDLICH, 4 ch inc J Georg arrived 1848-11-06 on Victoria from Hamburg 48-06-15 via Rio de Janeiro]
    • daily wage earner Johann Georg Wuttke with Mrs. Johanne Elisabeth Wittken and three children: Karl (8), Wilhelm (6), Juliane (2);  ????
    • daily wage earners Gottlieb Dümke [not found in immigration records]
    • Gottfried Wuttke.

From kreis of Jauer (or nearby):

  • Merzdorf: tax-exempt property owner Samuel Übergang with wife Rosina, neé Langer and four children: Anna Rosina, Dorothea, Wilhelm, Karol. ???
  • Skohl: day worker Friedrich Wilhelm Fritsch.
Total identified in 1848,
Going to America 6
Going to Australia 83

1849:
Going to Australia
87 people migrated from kreis of Züllichau, Brandenburg, but not identified as it was not clear that they were "Old Lutherans".

From Silesia, kreis of Sagan:

  • Reichenau : Johann Gottlieb Hoffmann (1824-1850) and Johann Gottfried Hoffmann (1826-1900) (emigrated on Pauline, sons of Johann Samuel Hoffmann who migrated in 1847. The 2 sons remained to complete military service)

From Posen, kreis of Bomst:

  • Neu-Tuchorze: Johann Christian Grunwald (54), his wife Maria Dorothea Schiller (56), two children: Juliane (23), Gottfried (18) and the illegitimate daughter of Juliane, Beate (4) (arrived 1850-01-16 on Emmy from Hamburg 1849-09-06 via Melbourne 1850-01-04. Juliane married Johann Gottfried Leske in Blumberg/Birdwood in South Australia),
    • widow Rosina Dorothea Leske (40) and her three children: Johann Gottfried (22), Johanna Beate (5), Johanne Anna Dorothea (2). (It is possible that the family migrated on Emmy. Johann and Julianne had 2 more sons Johann Gottfried (1854-1942 and Gotthold Lebrecht)
  • Bomst itself: Johann Gottlieb Arndt (born in Unruhstadt? 1818-1894) with wife, Lousie Dorothea Liebeck (1816-1897) and one son, Julius Augustus Gotthelf (4) (arrived 1850-01-16 on Emmy from Hamburg 1849-09-06 via Melbourne 1850-01-04)
    • Eduard Wilhhelm Schröder (24) with wife, Johanne Auguste Schaepel (21) (arrived 1849-08-07 on Princess Louise from Hamburg 49-03-26 via Rio de Janeiro) [not found in Wikitree]
    • Karl Friedrich Eduard Reimann (33) with wife, Blondine Klotilde Leondine Schröder (23) and one daughter (?) (arrived 1850-01-16 on Emmy from Hamburg 1849-09-06 via Melbourne 1850-01-04) (Karl and Blondine had 4 more children in Australia, but the eldest daughter is not listed in the arrivals to South Australia)
  • Karge: tailor [Johann Friedrich] Fietz [(53)] with wife [Johanne Auguste Caroline nee Weigart (38)] and three children; [Johann Friedrich (1843-1923), Carl Gottlieb Friedrich, Johann Matthias Benjamin (1847-1926, grandfather of William Bidgway ?), Nathaniel Paul (?), Johann Gottlieb (?)] [arrived 1850-01-16 on Emmy from Hamburg 1849-09-06 via Melbourne 1850-01-04]
    • lodger Andreas Bruse. (Any connection with Fritz Wilhelm Peter Bruse (b 1817) who immigrated on Ceres in 1850?)
  • Unruhstadt: Christian Gregor (died just before reaching Port Adelaide, buried at Semaphore) with wife [Christiane Dorothea] and one son; Eduard David [arrived 1850-01-16 on Emmy from Hamburg 1849-09-06 via Melbourne 1850-01-04 ?]
    • [Carl August] Heinrich Storch [(1802-1880) with wife, Juliane nee Laube (1812-1871) and 3 children] [arrived 7 Aug 1849 on Princess Louise]
    • Karl Krüger [(1810-1863), (w) and two children August (1842-1922) and Maria Martha (1844-1927) arrived 1850-01-16 on Emmy from Hamburg 1849-09-06 via Melbourne 1850-01-04]
    • Karl Noak. [not found in SA records]
  • Wollstein: master miller Franke with wife and three children. [FRANKE Samuel arrived 1850-01-16 on Emmy from Hamburg 1849-09-06 via Melbourne 1850-01-04?]
  • Alt-Kramizig: property owner Wilhelm Geier with wife Johanna, neé Eckert [no records found]

From kreis of Mesertiz: miller Tamm.

1850:
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98 people from Züllichau were identified by W.Iwan but not named because it their level of faith was not clear.


From Posen, kreis of Meseritz:

  • Tirschtigel: property owner Gottlieb Schulz with wife, neé Penske and two sons, ages 19 and 17ears [Not specifically identified but note that there are many Schulz. Realated to Johann Gottlieb Schulz ?]
    • agronomist Ferdinand Roy with Mrs. Johanne Juliana Kahl and one daughter [Christina Lydia (2) who later married Edwin Bartlett, 25 Apr 1864][Roy family arrived 14 Oct 1850 on San Francisco]
  • Kuschten: property owner Georg Richsteig with wife, Luise nee Lenken, and four children. [Pauline (1837-1911) married Carl Wallent 25 Jul 1861] [unknown] [ Johanne Louisa (1846-1926) married Ernst Gustav Heinrich Glatz 10 Aug 1866] [Johanne Wilhelmine (ca1850-1877) married Johann Wilhelm Pfeiffer 12 May 1870] [the family arrived 1850-10-14 on San Francisco from Hamburg 50-06-23]
  • Chlastawe: Wilhelm Kurz with wife and one child, 9 months old. [KURZ Johann Wilhelm Carl, Louise arrived 1850-12-15 on Australia from Hamburg 50-09-07]
  • Ziegelscheuner Hauland: property owner Samuel Müller (47) with his second wife Mrs. Juliane Eleonore Braunak (29) and four children [from his first marriage with Eleanore Dramean]: Anna Rosine Erdmuthe [(1828-1918), married Johann Gottfried Haeusler 9 Jun 1851], [[Anna Maria (1833-1905) married Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Gleissert 4 Apr 1855] [Karl Heinrich (b 1834)] [Karl Samuel (1840-1912) married Maria Mickan (1848-1928)] [Karl Eduard Andreas (1843?)] [MULLER family arrived in SA 1850-10-14 on San Francisco from Hamburg 50-06-23] note the new variation of Petrass surname:Bride: Anna Rosine MULLER Marriage Date: 10-Apr-1855 Marriage Place: Res of Mr Petrars German Pass

From kreis of Bomst:

  • Neu-Borui: Johann Wilhelm Rösler (41) with wife [Johanne Juliane Fischer, died at sea] and six children: Wilhelm August Dienegott (13), Friedrich Wilhelm Roesler (11), Johann Dienegott (9), Wilhelmine (6), Ernst Heinrich (3) [married Augusta Bertha Taubner 9 May 1879], Auguste (1), is this connected? FISCHER Johann Christian Friedrich, Johanne Louise PETRAS, Wilhelmina Juliana ROESLER, Anna Eleonore, Je Louise arrived 1850-10-14 on San Francisco from Hamburg 50-06-23

1851:
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From Silesia, kreis of Rothenburg:

  • Weigersdorf: administrator of the old Lutheran congregation, Urban. The family tree is not clear [URBAN Andreas, Christine NEUMANN arrived 1851-12-24 on Helene (Helena) from Hamburg 51-08-16][URBAN Johann, Maria ZURAR / JURACK arrived 1851-12-24 on Helene (Helena) from Hamburg 51-08-16][No other references found for the surname 'Urban' in GenealogySA between 1850 and 1855.]

From City of Posen: river supervisor Strempel with wife, all sons and daughters, except for the son, Adolf, who emigrated with Pastor Oster in 1847. [STREMPEL Carl Ernst Ferdinand, Anna Marie Emma SYCZIKUCZINSKA, Ernst Fried Julius, Whm August, Heinrich, Wilhelmine Charlotte Elis, Ben Sam Rbt arrived 1851-12-24 on Helene (Helena) from Hamburg 51-08-16]
Children: [Anna Maria Louise (1826-1883)][Ernst Friedrich Julius (1829-1906) married Johanne Henriette Augistine Kramer 1856 #25/308][ Amelia Wilhelmine (1835-1881)][Wilhelm August (1834-1901) married Johann Andreas Lassau 1852 #11/375][Heinrich (ca1839-1916)][Wilhemine Charlotte Elisabeth (1841-1884)][Benjamin Samuel Robert (1842-1879)]

From kreis of Bomst:

  • Borul: former innkeeper Wilhelm Häusler (41) with wife (27), daughter of the first marriage, Beate (11), children of the second marriage: Rosina (6), Wilhelm (4), Traugott (1); [Any connection with Gottfried Hausler? ]
    • Wilhelm Lehmann (36), Mrs. Karol. Hoffmann (31), four children: Johann August (9), Johanna Beate (7), Rosina (4), Johann Wilhelm (1); [Too many Lehmann and Hoffmann to sort easily]
  • Chlastawe: thresher Christian Hämmerling with wife, neé Mattner; [HEMMERLING Johann Christian R, Johanne Louise MATTNER arrived 1851-12-24 on Helene (Helena) from Hamburg 51-08-16][Daughter Johanne Louise born 10 June 1859, SA#15/114]
    • reservationist Georg Hämmerling with wife, neé Mattner; [HEMMERLING Johann Georg, Elisabeth FECHNER arrived 1851-12-24 on Helene (Helena) from Hamburg 51-08-16][Note also : [[Hemmerling-13|Christine Hemmerling] married Johann Gottlob Thiele ]
    • small plot farmer Johann Georg Linke with Mrs. Dorothea Elisabeth Hämmerling and three children. [LINKE Johann Georg, Dorothea Elisabeth HEMMERLING, Ja Eleonore, Je Louise, Je Wilhelmine, J Whm (b@sea) arrived 1851-12-24 on Helene (Helena) from Hamburg 51-08-16]
  • Gross-Dammer: journeyman carpenter Johann Pilz with wife, neé Masur. [Note also: PILZ, Anna Rosina| born 24 Jul 1823, Prussia | death 8 Aug 1853, Langmeil| married Johann Ernst Gottfried Ehrenfried Kernich| born 29 Jul 1824, Staupitz, Prussia |who had at least one other child [[Kernich-1|Carl Ernst Kerlich]

1852:
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According to Wilhelm Iwan there were approximately 70 people emigrating from the Züllichau and Posen region that were designated either old Lutheran or fanatical. He identified 15 people from the kreis of Züllichau:

  • Züllichau itself: economist Karl Wilhelm Meissner [Meißner] (28); [MEISSNER Carl Wilhelm (Max) arrived 1851-08-05 on Sophie from Hamburg 51-05-05][Records found in Genealogy SA for different Meissner family, but not carl, Karl or Max]
    • vine-grower Karl August Stube with wife and one son. [No SA records found]
  • Schmöllen: servant Karl Kuberne (19); [No SA records found][ related to Marie Elisabeth Kubern? born 2 Sep 1829, Ostritz, Brandenburg, Prussia]
    • Martin Labsch (47) with wife; [No SA records found]
    • daily wage earner Wilhelm Tunack (38) with wife and four children; [No SA records found]
    • daily wage earner Friedrich Böhm (26) with wife. [???? born 24 Apr 1815, Pohlschildern, Liegnitz, Silesia????][BOHM / BOEHM Georg Friedrich, Johanne Elisabeth KRUSCHE, Ernst Traugott arrived in SA 1845-09-18 on Heerjeebhoy Rustomjee Patel from Bremen][BOHM Friedrich, Johanna Elisabeth KRUSCHE, parents of child born 1852-07-22 named Carl Gottfried at Langmeil|married Christiana Ernstine Schiller 1874 at Light Pass]

from Posen, kreis of Bomst

  • Borul: property owner Gottfried Rudolph with wife and three children. [RUDOLPH Gottfried/(Gottlieb?), wife (Je Eleonore Nippe DICK?), 4 ch arrived 1852-10-09 on Alfred (2) from Hamburg 52-06-06][No SA record found for Gottfried arriving around 1853]

1853
Going to Australia

137 emigrants from the region of Züllichau but Wilhelm Iwan list did not name them because he could not identify the Lutherans

from Posen, kreis of Bomst

  • Borul: property owner Christian Pölchen with wife and four children; [any link with POELCHEN Christoph, Marie Elisabeth POELCHEN, Luise, J Gottlieb, August, Je Eleonore/Dorothea arrived 1838-11-18 on Prince George (1) from Hamburg?][No SA records specifically naming Christian around 1853]
    • property owner Klitschke with wife and two children. [No SA records found]
  • Karge: daily wage earner Michael Nowak with wife and two sons. [No SA records found for Michael Nowak, other Nowak family registered in district of Clare (Polish Hill River)]

1854
Going to Australia

70 emigrants of the Züllichau region but Wilhelm Iwan list did not name them because he could not identify the Lutherans

From Posen, kreis of Bomst

  • Schwenten: Christian Braun with Mrs. Tietz and three children.[???BRAUN arrived 1854-02-07 on John R Moller from Hamburg 1853-10-05 via Cape][Is this Thomas Christian Baum (b ca 1821) who married Anna Elisabeth Tietze??]
  • Külpin: agronomist Gottlieb Zeppei with wife and two children. [ZEPPEI Gottlieb, Juliane MULLER, parents of child born 1856-04-24 named Johann Heinrich][very few SA records with this surname][Michael Zeppel (b 22 Sep 1839, im 15 Sep 1861) married Maria Amalia Schnapel 12 Nov 1868]
  • Ruden: labourer Karl Wilhelm Fabiunke with wife and three children. [Naana Luise Fabiunke married Johann Heinrich Wilhelm Bunge (born 1840, Wieren Hanover]
  • Alt-Kramzig: Josef Eckert. His sister Johanne, married name Geier, already emigrated to southern Australia in 1849 and sent her brother 30 pounds sterling to come to her. [No SA records found for Josef. Two other Eckert immigrated in 1858 on Ohio and settled in Emu Downs] [Is John Joseph Eckert, born in Alt-Kramzig a son?]

From Silesia, kreis of Rothenburg

  • Dauban: tailor Andreas Vogel with Mrs. Anna Christiane Rostock and daughter Maria. [No SA records found for Andreas]
  • Noes: former village inn and courthouse owner Johann Gottlob Kootz with wife Christianne Auguste, neé Wolff and five children: Karl Ernst August (1), Ernst Leberecht (8), Karl Hermann (7), Maria Rosalie (4), Karl Bernhard (1). [KOOTZ / KOOTS arrived 1854-08-08 on Wandrahm from Hamburg 54-04-23][No SA records found]
  • Horka: labourer Johann Traugott Teschner with Mrs. Johanne Christiane Röhl and stepdaughter Christane Auguste Röhl. [Note: LOKAN Anna nee TESCHNER (w), Elis, Mtn arrived 1856-09-18 on Heinrich from Hamburg 56-05-28] [TESCHNER Martin (b. 2 Jan 1816, Tornow, Lusatia , Prussia), Elisabeth STAPKE, 2 ch arrived 1848-11-06 on Victoria from Hamburg 48-06-15 via Rio de Janeiro, settled in Yorketown, Martin and Elisabeth had more children including Pauline Teschner ]
  • Spree: Johann Gottlieb Richter (30). [Some Richter family migrated from Silesia 1848 on Alfred]
  • Tormersdorf: cabinetmaker Johann Karl Gotthilf Werner, unmarried; [WERNER Carl/(Karl Wilhelm Gottlieb?) arrived 1854-08-08 on Wandrahm from Hamburg 54-04-23]
    • Friedrich August Tietze, divorced from his wife. [Note: GOGOLL Johann Gottfried Friedrich, Anna Maria TIETZE / (LIETZE?), J Whm, Fried Whm, Anna Hedwig arrived 1854-08-08 on Wandrahm from Hamburg 54-04-23]
  • Nieder-Seiffersdorf: journeyman mason Friedrich Gustav Liede (23). (Wilhelm Iwan: "He follows his sister, married name Schaller, who already emigrated to southern Australia and found herself in very fortunate circumstances. We had no previous indication of her emigration. Perhaps 1853?") [Death 6.9.1878 Sth Hamilton VIC] [Residence: Klemzig, Rosedale] [Spouse: Magdalena Maria DEUTSCHER (1848)]
  • Niesky: metal turner Matthäus Schorat (26). [No SA records found]
Total identified in 1854,
Going to America (Texas) 477
Going to Australia 33

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Copy of list of names of families that registered to migrate from Posen in 1838, but have not been identified in Wikitree
• maid Rosina Adam (28); [No SA record found] • farmer Samuel Auricht (32) with wife and three children, brother of Christian; [No SA record found] • Bretke , shoemaker from Brätz (42) with wife and two children, [No SA record found] • Johann Gotthilf Briese (68) [No SA record found] • agriculturalist Gottfried Freschner (36) with wife and two children, the elder 4 years of age; [No SA record found] • tailor's widow Anna Rosina Genge with five children [No SA record found] • locksmith Johann Ferdinand Günther (28) with wife and two children (arrived in 1849?) • gardener Georg Hahn (47); [No SA record found] • Johann Gotthilf Handschke (59) with wife and daughter [No SA record found] • Hoffmann, unmarried seamstress Friederike (37) and her sister, Rosalie (29), • Karg, agriculturalist Gottfried (43) with wife and one son of 8 years • Kintzel, agriculturalist Gottlob (47) with wife and five children, • Mullak, daily wage earner Karl August (50) with wife and four children • Paschke, tailor Martin (40) with wife and two children, the elder of whom was 6 years of age. • Ratsch, master ropemaker Gottfried (34) with wife and one child; • Reisch, journeyman miller Christian Reisch (20) • Rettig, unmarried seamstress Dorothea Rettig (45) • Sauer, homeowner and tailor Gottlieb (35) with wife and one child, 3 years of age; • Schiller , tailor Gotthilf (28), unmarried, from Schierziger Hauland; • Schrödel widow Therese (54), innkeeper with Briese • Schulz, Johann Georg Schulz (65); • Selche, tailor Gottlieb (55) with wife and four children, the eldest of whom was 22 years of age; • Semmerau (36) with wife and two children • Siever, shoemaker Joachim Sievers (38) with wife and two children • Ulm, agriculturalist Johan (45) with wife and four children, eldest 9 years of age • Weber, agriculturalist Gottlob (26) with wife; • Weber, servant Gotthilf (26), unmarried, from Eschenwalde

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A surname variation is Häse - Haese you might like to add to the list :-)
posted by Kylie Haese
No worries, I will eventually.

So far I've only been adding names when I see them in the original German list. :-)

posted by Steve Thomas
Yes I eventually get around to things too. Was just a suggestion please don't feel obligated!
posted by Kylie Haese