Violet Martha WENCK

Female 1895 - 1964  (68 years)


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  • Name Violet Martha WENCK 
    Born 4 Nov 1895  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Female 
    Occupation 1909 to 1920  Finch Hatton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    School teacher 

    • In September 1909 Violet was admitted as a PT0 at Finch Hatton State School. Her father had been transferred to that school as Head Teacher in August 1909.
      She left the service at the time of her marriage  in 1920. (It was a requirement of the Dept of Education that women resigned upon their marriage)
    FamilySearch ID 9FPJ-DM9 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=9FPJ-DM9 
    Died 7 Sep 1964  Mackay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Buried 8 Sep 1964  Mount Bassett Cemetery, Mount Bassett Cemetery Road, Mackay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • Mount Bassett Lawn Cemetery
      Methodist, Block 2, Line 12, Plot 3
      Burial No 1855
    Person ID I235  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2018 

    Father Theodor Bernhart Julius "Ted" WENCK,   b. 4 Aug 1872, Cluesries, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1960, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother Christina JOSEFSKI,   b. 4 Aug 1876, Jacobsdorf, Kreis Rosenberg, West Prussia (Jakubowo, Pomorskie, Poland) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1966, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married 24 Mar 1894  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F49  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John COOK,   b. 2 Aug 1891, Eton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Jan 1973, Mackay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 29 May 1920  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Children 
    +1. John Bernard COOK,   b. 16 Nov 1920, Mackay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Feb 1970  (Age 49 years)
    +2. Living
     3. Terrence Brian COOK,   b. 5 May 1925,   d. 21 Jul 1927  (Age 2 years)
     4. Living
    +5. Living
    +6. Douglas Evan COOK,   b. 5 Apr 1937,   d. 1 Oct 2004  (Age 67 years)
    Last Modified 3 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F122  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 4 Nov 1895 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - School teacher - 1909 to 1920 - Finch Hatton, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 29 May 1920 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 7 Sep 1964 - Mackay, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1895/ 009569.

    2. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Birth registration: Violet Martha Wenck, Birth date: 04/11/1895, Mother's name: Christina Josephski, Father/parent's name: Theodor Wenck, Registration details: 1895/C/9569.

    3. [S112] Queensland Teacher's Index 1907-1911, Compiled by Rosemary & Eric Koppittke, (Brisbane, QFHS, 1997), Sep 1909, ref 270.

    4. [S19] Josefski Family 1786-2005, Josefski, John & Trevor, (2005), page 184.

    5. [S309] Betty Olsen [] Asst. Designer, Mackay City Council, Email to Jennifer Crockett (28 Mar 2006), Mount Basset Cemetery.

    6. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Violet Martha Cook, Death date: 07/09/1964, Mother's name: Christine Josephski, Father/parent's name: Theodor Wenck, Registration details: 1964/C/4346.

    7. [S309] Betty Olsen [] Asst. Designer, Mackay City Council, Email to Jennifer Crockett (28 Mar 2006), Mount Bassett Cemetery.

    8. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: John Cook, Marriage date: 29/05/1920, Spouse's name: Violet Martha Wenck, Registration details: 1920/C/1468.