Emma Auguste Wilhelmine Elizabeth WRUCK

Female Abt 1870 - 1897  (~ 27 years)


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  • Name Emma Auguste Wilhelmine Elizabeth WRUCK 
    Born Abt 1870  Bellen, Saxony, Prussia (Bellen, Niedersachsen, Germany) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Transcribed marriage certificate and death certificate give place of birth as "Bellien, Germany". This is probably Bellen, Niedersachsen. Immigration records show the Wruck family's last place of residence as Gross Wangen, Saxony. Birth year of 1871 calculated from age on "Lammershagen" passenger list of 1 year in 1872.
    Gender Female 
    Education Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Emma attended Minden State School
    Immigration 7 Jan 1873  Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Arrived on board "Lammershagen" which left Hamburg 6 October 1872 and arrived after a passage of 94 days in Moreton Bay 7 January 1873. Ship was an 877 ton 3 mast, iron hull sailing ship. Ship went into quarantine at Peel Island until 2 February 1873.
      August 32, Augusta 33, Hermann 7 died on voyage, Carl 5, August 3 died on voyage, Emma 1. They were from Gr Wanger, Pr Sachsen. [Kopittke suggests: probably Groß Wangen, Saxony, Prussia; however it is more likely Groß Wangersen, Saxony, Prussia - 53.3641, 9.4242 now in Niedersachen, Germany]
    FamilySearch ID LRMV-CBC 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=LRMV-CBC 
    Died 23 Jan 1897  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    Cause: Malignant disease of the spleen. Duration about 2 years 
    Buried 25 Jan 1897  Obum Obum, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Death certificate says place of burial is Engelsburg Cemetery. This is believed to be on Düsing Farm. The burial service was conducted by the Baptist minister Rev C Kruger, There is no headstone.
    Notes 
    • (Medical):See attached sources. [5]
    Person ID I169  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2018 

    Father Heinrich August Friedrich "August" WRUCK,   b. 10 Dec 1839, Bublitz, Kreis Bublitz, Western Pomerania, Prussia (Bobolice, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1908, Hillside (Coolana), Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Auguste Caroline Wilhelmine ROJAHN,   b. 16 Apr 1839, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jul 1928, Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 31 Jan 1865  Berlin, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F1098  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Carl Heinrich Wilhelm "Charlie" WENCK,   b. 22 Jul 1868, Bau, Schleswig (Bov, Denmark) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Nov 1900, Engelsburg (Kalbar), Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years) 
    Married 6 Oct 1891  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
     1. Agnes WENCK,   b. 18 Nov 1892, Engelsburg (Kalbar), Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Nov 1892, Engelsburg (Kalbar), Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. Augusta Agnes WENCK,   b. 27 Mar 1894, Engelsburg (Kalbar), Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Apr 1894, Engelsburg (Kalbar), Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     3. Sophia Emma WENCK,   b. 24 Mar 1895, Engelsburg (Kalbar), Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Mar 1895, Engelsburg (Kalbar), Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F46  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - Abt 1870 - Bellen, Saxony, Prussia (Bellen, Niedersachsen, Germany) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - - Minden, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 7 Jan 1873 - Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 6 Oct 1891 - Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Malignant disease of the spleen. Duration about 2 years - 23 Jan 1897 - Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 25 Jan 1897 - Obum Obum, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S94] QFHS, Queensland: School Pupils Index, ID: 187492.

    2. [S123] Emigrants from Hamburg to Australasia: 1872, Eric & Rosemary Kopittke, (Brisbane, QFHS, 1994), p 69.

    3. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1897/ 002020.

    4. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Emma Augusta Wilhelmine Wenck, Birth date: 1871, Death date: 23/01/1897, Mother's name: Auguste Wilhelmine Wruck, Father/parent's name: August Heinrich Wruck, Registration details: 1897/C/2020.

    5. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death certificate 1897/2020.

    6. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1891/ 001073.

    7. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Carl Heinrich Wilhelm Wenck, Marriage date: 06/10/1891, Spouse's name: Emma Auguste Wilhelmine Elizabeth Wruck, Registration details: 1891/C/1073.