August Friedrich Wilhelm BEHM

Male 1847 - 1895  (48 years)


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  • Name August Friedrich Wilhelm BEHM 
    Born 31 Aug 1847  Storkow, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    • Anna Sophia Behm, divorced Colonist Gantzer in Seegrund, had an illegitimate child: August Friedrich Wilhelm, born on 31 Aug 1847 in Storkow, bapt. on 19 Sep 1847. (Storkow, 11/1847)
      Sponsors:
      1. Joiner Martin Lubahn, Penkun
      2. bachelor Christian Schulz, Storkow
      3. virgin Wilhelmine Schulz, Storkow
    Christened 19 Sep 1847  Storkow, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 7 Jan 1884  Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    • The family left Plymouth, England 7 Nov 1883 on board the "Goalpara" which arrived in Cooktown, Queensland, Australia 1 Jan 1884. Some passengers disembarked there and at Townsville, Bowen, Mackay, Rockhampton and Moreton Bay where the Behm family disembarked. On 8 January the passengers were put into quarantine on Peel Island. The Behms were listed as free nominated and were: August 36, Emilie 27, Albert 8, Auguste 3, August 1 dead (he died at Colombo)
      Emilie was known in Australia as Bertha, and Auguste as Lena/Eleanor/Helena
    AKA USADEL  [5
    FamilySearch ID 9VHK-CMX 
    FamilySearch link https://familysearch.org/tree/#view=ancestor&person=9VHK-CMX 
    Died 19 Oct 1895  Rosewood Scrub (Minden), Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Cause: Dilation of Heart, Anasarca 
    Buried 20 Oct 1895  Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, 712 Tallegalla Rd, Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    • No headstone, location of grave not known
    Notes 
    • At the time of his marriage, August was known by the surname USADEL after his mother's third husband. He had been called that since a baby, but as his stepfather did not adopt him, he had to be married with the name BEHM - his mother's maiden name.

      Information re August's birth and marriage and details of his ancestors from Renate Schoenwolff in Germany
    Person ID I49  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2018 

    Mother Anna Sophia BEHM,   b. 2 Jul 1816, Gorkow, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F445  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emilie Bertha Friederike "Bertha" STRASSBURG,   b. 30 Aug 1856, Radewitz, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Sep 1939, Coolana, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1874  Grünz, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 5, 8
    • August Friedrich Wilhelm Behm called Usadel, worker in Storkow, age 26, married on 26 Jun 1874 in Grünz virgin Bertha Strassburg, age 17, daughter of Pferdeknecht Carl? Strassburg in Radewitz. (Grünz, 2/1874) [8]
    Children 
    +1. Albert Ernest Ferdinand BEHM,   b. 26 Dec 1874, Radewitz, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 May 1944, Murgon, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years)
     2. Albert Ernst Hermann BEHM,   b. 17 Mar 1879, Storkow, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1879, Storkow, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    +3. Auguste Emilie Helene "Lena" BEHM,   b. 23 Aug 1880, Storkow, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Mar 1962, Ipswich Hospital, Chelmsford Ave, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     4. August Friedrich Wilhelm BEHM,   b. 8 Aug 1882, Storkow, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Dec 1883, At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +5. Auguste Emilie Helene BEHM,   b. 31 Mar 1885, Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1925, Gin Gin Hospital, 5 King Street, Gin Gin, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
    +6. Martha Auguste Emilie BEHM,   b. 9 Jun 1887, Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1980, Coolana, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 93 years)
    +7. Bertha Fredericke BEHM,   b. 12 Aug 1890, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1939, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
    +8. Ida "Edith" Augusta BEHM,   b. 5 Jun 1895, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1959, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 64 years)
    Last Modified 14 Apr 2012 
    Family ID F91  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 31 Aug 1847 - Storkow, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsChristened - 19 Sep 1847 - Storkow, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jun 1874 - Grünz, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 7 Jan 1884 - Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Cause: Dilation of Heart, Anasarca - 19 Oct 1895 - Rosewood Scrub (Minden), Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Oct 1895 - Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery, 712 Tallegalla Rd, Minden, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1885/006698  Birth Certificate of daughter Auguste Emilie.

    2. [S608] Strassburg research in church books of Storkow, Grünz and Penkun, May 2012, Martin Sohn, Storkow, 11/1847.

    3. [S47] Storkow Church Book 1836-1869 (Penkun 25 March 2004) Translation of copy of letter sent in e-mail from Renate Schoenwolff.

    4. [S423] QSA Assisted Immigration 1848-1912 index [database on-line], (http://www.archives.qld.gov.au), IMM/118 562 Z1961 M1699.

    5. [S26] Grunz-Radewitz Church Book from 1836 (Penkum 25 March 2004) Translation of copy of letter sent in e-mail from Renate Schoenwolff.

    6. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), Death registration: August Friedrich Wilhelm Behm, Birth date: 12/08/1847, Death date: 19/10/1895, Mother's name: - Behm, Father/parent's name: August Behm, Registration details: 1895/C/3028.

    7. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death certificate 1895/003028.

    8. [S606] Strassburg/Zimmermann research in church books of Sommersdorf, Grünz and Penkun, January 2012, Martin Sohn, Grünz, 2/1874.