Willhelm Friedrich SANKOWSKY

Male 1893 - 1913  (19 years)


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  • Name Willhelm Friedrich SANKOWSKY 
    Born 3 Sep 1893  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Court 7 Oct 1910  Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    • POLICE COURTS. 

      In the Central Police Court yesterday, before Mr. H A. Ranking, P.M., William F. Sankowsky (17, blacksmith) was charged with having, on October 2, stolen a bicycle, valued at 18, from W. H. Byers. The defendant pleaded guilty, and was committed for sentence to the next sittings of the Supreme Court, to be held on November 7.
    Never married and had no children Never Married 
    Died 27 Feb 1913  At Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 4
    • Jumped from the steamer Ballarat

      SAILOR'S SUICIDE.      
      On February 27, during the voyage of the P. & O. steamer Ballarat, which arrived from London on Monday [3 March], one of the ship's crew, a foreigner named Sankowski, committed suicide by jumping overboard. The captain was at once informed, and the ship was hove to, and steamed back two miles. After searching for half an hour the Ballarat proceeded on her voyage to Port Adelaide. At the time of the incident a fresh gale was blowing and a heavy sea was running. Sankowski was working his passage to Australia as a steward.

      1913 'CASUALTIES.', The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), 5 March, p. 13, viewed 6 January, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59254787
    Person ID I5465  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2012 

    Father Ernst Carl Louis "Ludwig" SANKOWSKY,   b. 1852, Gross Stepenitz, Kreis Cammin, Pomerania, Prussia (Stepnica, Zachodniopomorskie, Poland) Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Feb 1933, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Mother Johanne Amalie SCHMITZ,   b. 1 Oct 1853, Crefeld, Rheinland, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Feb 1920, Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Married 19 Dec 1874  Crefeld, Rheinland, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F482  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 3 Sep 1893 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCourt - 7 Oct 1910 - Rockhampton, 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), 1893/ 007665.

    2. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1910 'POLICE COURTS.', The Brisbane Courier (Qld. : 1864 - 1933), 8 October, p. 11, viewed 5 January, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article19673050.

    3. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1913 'CASUALTIES.', The Register (Adelaide, SA : 1901 - 1929), 5 March, p. 13, viewed 6 January, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59254787.

    4. [S600] South Australian Deaths 1842-1915, (SAGS), Port Adelaide, Book: 372, Page: 341.