Agnes Auguste Catherine WENCK

Agnes Auguste Catherine WENCK

Female 1879 - 1940  (61 years)

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  • Name Agnes Auguste Catherine WENCK 
    Born 09 Feb 1879  At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Born 10.30 pm 9 Feb 1879 at sea on the ship Charles Dickens at Lat 42º 16' S Long 149º 14' E
      This location is off the east coast of Tasmania, in the Tasman Sea
    Gender Female 
    Immigration 26 Feb 1879  Keppel Bay, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3

    • WENCK
      Reimer 43, Trinke 42, Christine 18, Johann 17, Mathilde 14, Therese 13, Carl 10, Ernst 8, Theodor 6, Adolph 4, Gustav 2, Agnes Caterine Auguste - born on voyage.

      Details taken from the March 1879 issue of the Rockhampton newspaper "The Capricornia":
      Embarked Hamburg 6 Nov 1878 on board 'Charles Dickens'; disembarked Keppel Bay 26 Feb 1879.
      On her second voyage to Queensland (first in 1877) the 'Charles Dickens' left Hamburg 6.11.1878 with Surgeon-Superintendent Dr. Thon, Matron Miss Drohun and 457 immigrants - full paying 13, assisted 29, free 388, free nominated 25, remittance 1, stowaway 1.

      Wencks listed as free nominated.  (Anna, sister of Reimer was already in Queensland.  She married Heinrich Thomas Jurgensen, born Fohr Island. They sailed to Australia on board the 'Humbolt' in 1870.)

      Arrived Keppel Bay 26.2.1879 - visited by immigration agent & govt. medical officer Dr. Salmond - quarantine not necessary.  Passengers transshipped to the 'Lady Bowen' about midnight 28 February en route from Gladstone to Rockhampton.  Brought up river and landed at wharf at 6am Saturday 1 March 1879.
      Dr. Salmond instructed that two large tents be erected in the Immigration Depot as temporary accommodation for those who could not find room in the building.
    Died 27 Jul 1940  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Cremated 29 Jul 1940  Holland Park, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Mt Thompson Crematorium 


    • Mt Thompson Memorial Gardens
      Location:
      Columbarium 2
      Section: Section 10
      Niche No: Single Niche 183
      Lat/Lng: -27.52710, 153.07666
    Funeral Service 29 Jul 1940  Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

    • SMITH, Mrs. Agnes. —  The Relatives and Friends of Mrs. Agnes Smith, late of Toogoolawah, Q'sld., are invited to attend her Funeral, to move from the Funeral Chapel, Wickham Street, Valley, This (Monday) Forenoon, at 10.30 o'clock, to the Crematorium, Mt. Thompson.
      K. M. SMITH. B2695.
    Occupation Toogoolawah, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Agnes ran a boarding house.
    Person ID I136  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2014 

    Father Reimer WENCK,   b. 11 Dec 1834, Tiebensee, Dithmarschen, Holstein Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1903, Hillside (Coolana), Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Trinke PAYSEN,   b. 28 Jun 1836, Stedesand, Tondern, Schleswig-Holstein Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1897, Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 22 May 1859  Emmelsbüll, Tondern, Schleswig-Holstein Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F44  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Edward SMITH,   b. 20 Oct 1879, Rosewood, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1935, Eungella, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 26 Jul 1900  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Married at District Registry Office, Ipswich
      Witnesses C A Smith and R Wenck
    Wife Desertion 04 Mar 1927  Esk, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9

    • STANLEY DISTRICT.
      ESK.  
      Monday.
      Wife Desertion.-At the Police Court Esk, last Friday, before Messrs. J. W. Cockings and G.J. Cormack. J.J.P., Agnes Smith proceeded against John Edward Smith, her husband, for wife desertion. There was no appearance of defendant, and the case was heard ex parte. Mr. Douglas Young (Young and Wilson Toogoolawah), appeared for complainant. An order was made that defendant pay every four weeks into the hands of the Clerk of Petty Sessions, at Esk, the sum of £6, the first payment to be made on April 4. Defendant was ordered to pay £2/2/ professional costs, 3/6 costs of Court and witness' expenses,
    Children 
     1. Colin Roy SMITH,   b. 12 Feb 1904, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jan 1949, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    +2. Ruby Stella SMITH,   b. 23 Oct 1906, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jul 1997, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Jessie Eva SMITH,   b. 25 Apr 1909, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 2004, Ellen Grove, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
     4. Dorothy May "Dolly" SMITH,   b. 17 Sep 1911, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Jun 1998, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Eunice Evelyn SMITH,   b. 17 Sep 1911, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Aug 2002, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F61  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 26 Feb 1879 - Keppel Bay, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jul 1900 - Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsWife Desertion - 04 Mar 1927 - Esk, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 27 Jul 1940 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - Mt Thompson Crematorium - 29 Jul 1940 - Holland Park, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral Service - 29 Jul 1940 - Fortitude Valley, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - - Toogoolawah, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    WENCK, Agnes circa 1897
    WENCK, Agnes circa 1897

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] Queensland Pioneers Index 1829-1889, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2000), 1879/ 001087 MAR.

    2. [S23] Queensland State Archives, Birth Certificate 1879/1087 Marine Register of Births.

    3. [S423] QSA Assisted Immigration 1848-1912 index [database on-line], (http://www.archives.qld.gov.au), Charles Dickens 1879.

    4. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1940/003068.

    5. [S111] Mt Thompson Crematorium records: staff advice, Advised by staff in phone call by Jennifer Crockett 5 May 2006.

    6. [S738] Heaven Address Resting Place, (https://www.heavenaddress.com/restingplace), Mt Thompson Crematorium.

    7. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1940 'Family Notices.', The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954), 29 July, p. 14, viewed 7 June, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article40937754.

    8. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1900/ 001147.

    9. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1927 'STANLEY DISTRICT.', Queensland Times (Ipswich) (Qld. : 1909 - 1954), 9 March, p. 3 Edition: DAILY., viewed 8 August, 2013, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article116908945.