Carl Heinrich Bruno WRUCK

Male 1867 - 1950  (83 years)


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  • Name Carl Heinrich Bruno WRUCK 
    Born 14 Jun 1867  Berlin, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Carl's obituary says he was born in Berlin. This is undoubtedly a corruption of Bellen, Saxony as the family left from Groß Wangen, Saxony when they emigrated. Carl's sister Emma gives her birth place as Bellien on her marriage registration.
    Immigration 7 Jan 1873  Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    • 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]
    Died 15 Jun 1950  Sandgate, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 4, 5
    • Eventide Home
    Funeral Service 16 Jun 1950  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • FUNERALS

      Mr. C. H. B. WRUCK

      The funeral of Mr Carl Heinrich Bruno Wruck, late No. 12 Park Street Bundaberg, who died in the Eventide Home, Sandgate, on Thursday morning, aged 83, took place from St John's Lutheran Church, George Street, South Bundaberg, yesterday afternoon, to the Bundaberg General Cemetery. Pastor M. G. Reuther, assisted by his son, Pastor M. D. Reuther, officiated at the church and cemetery. Hymns and Dead March in Saul were played on the organ. Pall-bearers were Allan Hahn, Malcolm Roberts, Barry Humphries and Gordon Gaedike.

      Wreaths were placed on the grave by; Loving Daughter Auguste, and Grandchildren: Granddaughter Hilda and Great Grandsons, Barry, Errol, and Victor; Granddaughter Emily and Great Grandson Malcolm; Gloria Corby, Pad and Clyde, Brian and Dianne; Fred, Vi and family; Loving Niece, and Nephew, Myrtle and Alf; Mr and Mrs G Gaedike; Tim Small; Mrs Currie and family; Mr and Mrs Gelhaar and family.

      Messrs Garland and son carried out the funeral arrangements.
    Obituary 16 Jun 1950  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    News-Mail 
    • Mr Carl Heinrich Bruno Wruck, of Park Street, Bundaberg, passed away in Eventide Home, Sandgate, early yesterday morning, aged 83. His birthday was the day before. He was born in Berlin, Germany, and came to Queensland with his parents when a child five years old. He was married twice, and had a family of 15 children by the two wifes (sic), which are all scattered over Queensland, one daughter Mrs A Hahn, lives at Springhill, Bundaberg. He leaves a great number of grandchildren and great grandchildren. Before coming to Bundaberg 12 years ago, he was farming at Blackduck Creek, Mundubbera, and Bidwell, via Maryborough. Mrs Hilda Humphries, of 14 Park Street, is a granddaughter. He entered Eventide Home, Sandgate, two months ago.

      His funeral will move from St John's Lutheran Church, George Street, South Bundaberg this afternoon, after the service commencing at 3 o'clock for interment in the Bundaberg General Cemetery. Messrs. Garland & Son are in charge of the funeral arrangements.
    Buried 16 Jun 1950  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6
    • Bundaberg Cemetery
      Location D11C, Grave Number: P2727
    Christened 28 Jul 1967  Berlin, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Gender Male 
    FamilySearch ID K16G-3R3 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=K16G-3R3 
    Person ID I2436  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 1 Justine Wilhelmine ROSE,   b. 6 May 1866, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1895, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Married 7 Jun 1888  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8, 9
    Children 
     1. Auguste Wilhelmine Justine WRUCK,   b. 26 Jan 1889, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Johannes August Carl "Jack" WRUCK,   b. 3 Sep 1890, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Dec 1949, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years)
     3. Ernst Wilhelm Julius WRUCK,   b. 8 Nov 1892, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jul 1976, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     4. Theodore Gilbert "Ted" WRUCK,   b. 22 Dec 1894, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F800  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Elizabeth Marie ENGEL,   d. 12 May 1966, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 18 Sep 1896  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [10, 11
    Children 
     1. Hedwick Henrietta WRUCK,   b. 26 Apr 1899, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Martha Elizabeth Maria WRUCK,   b. 11 May 1902, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Franz Johann Frederick WRUCK,   b. 14 Nov 1904, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Agnes Dorothea Elizabeth WRUCK,   b. 6 Nov 1906, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Emma Auguste WRUCK,   b. 2 Feb 1909, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. George Carl Bruno WRUCK,   b. 23 Apr 1911, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Myrtle WRUCK,   d. 27 Feb 1923, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. Albert Fritz "Fred" WRUCK,   b. 25 Apr 1913, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2001, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    Last Modified 11 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F699  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Jun 1867 - Berlin, Brandenburg, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 7 Jan 1873 - Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Jun 1888 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 18 Sep 1896 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 15 Jun 1950 - Sandgate, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral Service - 16 Jun 1950 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsObituary - News-Mail - 16 Jun 1950 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 16 Jun 1950 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 28 Jul 1967 - Berlin, Brandenburg, Prussia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Bundaberg Regional Council Cemetery Records [database on-line], (http://bundaberg.qld.gov.au/cemetery/index.php).

    2. [S491] News-Mail, (http://www.news-mail.com.au), Obituary, 16 June 1950.

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

    4. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Carl Heinrich Bruno Wruck, Death date: 15/06/1950, Mother's name: Augusta Rojahn, Father/parent's name: August, Registration details: 1950/B/27387.

    5. [S73] Headstone transcription, Bundaberg Cemetery.

    6. [S491] News-Mail, (http://www.news-mail.com.au), Funeral report, 17 June 1950.

    7. [S687] Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898, (https://familysearch.org), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/NZCS-W3R : (accessed 15 Nov 2013), Carl Heinrich Brunno Wauck, 28 Jul 1867; citing [REFERENCE-ERROR]; FHL microfilm 70509.

    8. [S8] Queensland Pioneers Index 1829-1889, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2000), 1888/ 001603.

    9. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Carl Heinrich Bruno Wruck, Marriage date: 07/06/1888, Spouse's name: Justine Wilhelmine Rose, Registration details: 1888/C/1603.

    10. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1896/ 001536.

    11. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Carl Heinrich Bruno Wruck, Marriage date: 18/09/1896, Spouse's name: Elizabeth Marie Engel, Registration details: 1896/C/1536.