Christian ROSSOW

Male 1822 - 1899  (76 years)


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  • Name Christian ROSSOW 
    Born 3 Oct 1822  Grimme, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1865  Koblentz, Kreis Ueckermünde, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Shepherd 
    Immigration 6 Feb 1866  [3, 4, 5
    • Arrived in Brisbane 6 Feb 1866 on board the barque "Johan Cesar" which had sailed from Hamburg on 12 October 1865. [A departure date of 7 Oct is given in some records.]

      Christian aged 43 (Shepherd)
      Marie aged 51
      Heinrich aged 18 (Shepherd)
      Carl aged 14
      Wilhelm aged 11
      Carl aged 7
      Louise aged 5

      [The two Carls are right]
      They were from Coblenz, Prussia. [Town should read Coblentz]
    FamilySearch ID L4JV-PPK 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=L4JV-PPK 
    Died 10 May 1899  Blantyre, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 6, 7
    Buried 11 May 1899  Milbong, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Milbong Lutheran (St Luke's) Cemetery

      Headstone inscription:

      Hier ruht in Gott  (Here resting in God)
      Christian Rossow
      gebr den 3 October 1822  (born on)
      gest den 10 Mai 1899  (died on)
      Herr ift mein Kirle  (The Lord is my Shepherd)
      Mir wird nichts mangeln  (I shall not want)
    Person ID I270  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 23 Jan 2020 

    Mother Christine ROSSOW,   b. Abt 1798, Pasewalk, Kreis Ueckermünde, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F875  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Catherine Maria Elizabeth LANGHANS,   b. 24 Sep 1814, Besau (Boissow), Mecklenburg-Schwerin Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1892, Blantyre, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 14 Oct 1849  Brüssow, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 8
    • Church Register

      No. 8, 1849

      Transcription

      Vor- und Zunamen, Stand und Wohnort des Bräutigams:
      Rossow, Christian, Schäferknecht allhier [= shepherd's assistant here.]

      Vor- und Zunamen, Stand und Wohnort des Vaters:
      die unverehelichte Christine Rossow in Grimme, verheirathet an den Schäfer Georg Gans daselbst

      Alter des Bräutigams: 27

      Ob Eltern oder der Vormund die Einwilligung gegeben und wie solches geschehen:
      Eltern schriftlich

      Ob er schon von verehelicht gewesen und wie die Ehe getrennt worden:
      unverehelicht

      Vor- und Zunamen der Braut:
      Katharina Marie Elisabeth Langhans allhier

      Vor- und Zunamen, Stand und Wohnort des Vaters der Braut:
      der verstorbene Tagelöhner Hans Heinrich Langhans zu Boissow in Meklenburg

      Alter der Braut: 35

      Ob Eltern oder Vormund die Einwilligung gegeben und wie solches geschehen:
      Eltern todt

      Ob sie verehelicht war und wie die Ehe getrennt wurde:
      unverehelicht

      Tag der Kopulation mit Buchstaben und Zahlen:
      14 vierzehnte October

      Namen des Predigers der die Kopulation verrichtet: Hoffmann


      Translation

      First and last name, occupation and residence of the groom:
      Rossow, Christian, shepherd's assistant here.

      First and last name, occupation and residence of the father:
      the unmarried Christine Rossow in Grimme, married to the shepherd Georg Gans from there.

      Age of the groom: 27 years old

      Whether the parents or guardian gave consent, and how such occurred:
      parents, written

      Whether he already had been married and how the marriage was terminated:
      unmarried

      First and last names of the bride:
      Katharina Marie Elisabeth Langhans here

      First and last name, occupation and residence of the father of the bride:
      the deceased day laborer Hans Heinrich Langhans from Boissow in Mecklenburg.

      Age of the bride: 35 years old

      Whether the parents or guardian gave consent and how such occurred:
      parents dead

      Whether she had been married and how the marriage was terminated:
      unmarried

      Day of the marriage in letters and numbers:
      October 14, fourteenth

      Name of the clergyman who performed the marriage: Hoffmann [8]
    ROSSOW, Christian and LANGHANS, Catherine Marie Elizabeth marriage 14 Oct 1849
    ROSSOW, Christian and LANGHANS, Catherine Marie Elizabeth marriage 14 Oct 1849
    Extract from full page of church register
    ROSSOW, Christian and LANGHANS, Catherine Marie Elizabeth marriage 14 Oct 1849
    ROSSOW, Christian and LANGHANS, Catherine Marie Elizabeth marriage 14 Oct 1849
    Full page from church register, entry highlighted
    Children 
     1. Christian Friedrich ROSSOW,   b. 10 May 1850, Brüssow, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Dec 1850, Brüssow, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
     2. August Carl ROSSOW,   b. 14 Nov 1851, Brüssow, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1939, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +3. Johann Frederick Wilhelm "Wilhelm" ROSSOW,   b. 19 May 1854, Menkin, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1935, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +4. August Carl "Charles" ROSSOW,   b. 1858, Grimme, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1944, Nanango, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     5. Louise Wilhelmine "Minnie" ROSSOW,   b. 19 Oct 1860, Grimme, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jul 1923, Pittsworth, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years)
    Last Modified 4 Nov 2015 
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Oct 1822 - Grimme, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 14 Oct 1849 - Brüssow, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shepherd - 1865 - Koblentz, Kreis Ueckermünde, Pomerania, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 10 May 1899 - Blantyre, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 11 May 1899 - Milbong, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S98] Dern Index Queensland, Monumental Inscriptions, DERN, David & Julie, (David & Julie DERN 1999), MI Milbong Lutheran.

    2. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death Certificate 1899/2063.

    3. [S117] An Index to Assisted Immigrants arriving Queensland 1860-1869, (1989 Central Queensland Genealogical Association).

    4. [S101] Emigrants from Hamburg to Australia: 1865, Eric & Rosemary Kopittke, (Brisbane, QFHS, 1991), p 104.

    5. [S218] Perth DPS Passengers Arriving in Australasian Ports, (http://www.perthdps.com), PL M1696 (imm/112-imm/113).

    6. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1899/ 002063.

    7. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Christian Rossow, Death date: 10/05/1899, Mother's name: -, Father/parent's name: -, Registration details: 1899/C/2063.

    8. [S657] Deutschland, Preußen, Brandenburg und Posen, Kirchenbuchduplikate 1794-1874, (FamilySearch), https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:J424-YVL :  Christian Rossow and Katharine Marie Elisabeth Langhans, 1849.