Johann Frederick Wilhelm "Wilhelm" ROSSOW

Male 1854 - 1935  (80 years)


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  • Name Johann Frederick Wilhelm "Wilhelm" ROSSOW 
    Nickname Wilhelm 
    Born 19 May 1854  Menkin, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Transcription:
      Taufnamen des Kindes: Johann Friederich Wilhelm
      Tag und Stunde der Geburt (in Buchstaben u Zahlen): Tag: neunzehnten; 19 May; Stunde: Abends neun (9) Uhr
      Ob ehelich oder unehelich: ehelich.
      Vor- und Zuname des Vaters; auch Stand desselben: Rossow, Christian, Schäferknecht.
      Vor- und Zuname der Mutter: Marie geb. Langhans.
      Wohnort der Eltern: dito [= Menkin].
      Tag der Taufe: der 11te Juni.
      Name des Predigers der es getauft: derselbe [Poppenburg]
      Namen der Taufzeugen:
      1. der Jungges[elle]  Christian Dackwitz: Menkin
      2. Jungf[rau]  Friedrike Reinke: Menkin
      3. Jungges. Johann Ganz: Grimmen
      4. Jungf. Louise Durow: Grimmen

      Translation:
      Baptismal/Given names of the child: Johann Friederich Wilhelm
      Day and hour of the birth (in letters and numbers): nineteenth; 19 May; nine, 9:00 in the evening.
      Whether legitimate or illegitimate: legitimate
      First and last name of the father; also his occupation: Rossow, Christian, shepherd's helper.
      First and last name of the mother: Marie born Langhans.
      Place of residence of the parents: ditto [= Menkin].
      Day of the baptism: June 11.
      Name of the clergyman who performed the baptism: the same [Poppenburg]
      Names of the baptism witnesses:
      1. der Jungges[elle] bachelor Christian Dackwitz: Menkin
      2. Jungf[rau] Miss/the maiden Friedrike Reinke: Menkin
      3. Jungges. Johann Ganz: Grimmen
      4. Jungf. Louise Durow: Grimmen
    ROSSOW, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm birth 19 May 1854
    ROSSOW, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm birth 19 May 1854
    Extract from full page of church register
    ROSSOW, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm birth 19 May 1854
    ROSSOW, Johann Friedrich Wilhelm birth 19 May 1854
    Full page from church register, entry highlighted
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 11 Jun 1854  Menkin, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 06 Feb 1866  [2, 3, 4
    • 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.
    Naturalization 07 Apr 1883  Tarampa, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Farmer 
    Died 16 Feb 1935  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Buried 17 Feb 1935  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Ipswich General Cemetery
      Location: Luth A R8 G25 New RO
    Person ID I542  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2015 

    Father Christian ROSSOW,   b. 03 Oct 1822, Grimme, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 May 1899, Blantyre, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Mother 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 
    Family ID F54  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Doris Anna Johanna BEITZEL,   b. 19 Dec 1858, Hollingstedt, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Aug 1950, Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 25 Apr 1878  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [6, 7
    Children 
    +1. Carl August ROSSOW,   b. 11 Jan 1881, Tarampa, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Dec 1946, Wooroolin West, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    Last Modified 14 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F276  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 19 May 1854 - Menkin, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 11 Jun 1854 - Menkin, Kreis Prenzlau, Brandenburg, Prussia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 25 Apr 1878 - Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsNaturalization - 07 Apr 1883 - Tarampa, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 16 Feb 1935 - Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 17 Feb 1935 - Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S657] Deutschland, Preußen, Brandenburg und Posen, Kirchenbuchduplikate 1794-1874, (FamilySearch), https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/J7V7-6JQ.

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

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

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

    5. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1935/000521.

    6. [S8] Queensland Pioneers Index 1829-1889, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2000), 1878/000381.

    7. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death Certificate 1878/000381.