Bertha Therese Magdalena "Therese" WENCK

Bertha Therese Magdalena "Therese" WENCK

Female 1865 - 1954  (88 years)

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  • Name Bertha Therese Magdalena "Therese" WENCK 
    Nickname Therese 
    Born 30 Sep 1865  Weibeck, Schleswig (VejbŠk, Denmark) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 29 Oct 1865  Bau, Schleswig (Bov, Denmark) Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Immigration 26 Feb 1879  Keppel Bay, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2

    • WENCK
      Reimer 43, Trinke 42, Christine 18, Johann 17, Mathilde 14, Therese 13, Carl 10, Ernst 8, Theodor 6, Adolph 4, Gustav 2, Agnes Caterine Auguste - born on voyage.

      Details taken from the March 1879 issue of the Rockhampton newspaper "The Capricornia":
      Embarked Hamburg 6 Nov 1878 on board 'Charles Dickens'; disembarked Keppel Bay 26 Feb 1879.
      On her second voyage to Queensland (first in 1877) the 'Charles Dickens' left Hamburg 6.11.1878 with Surgeon-Superintendent Dr. Thon, Matron Miss Drohun and 457 immigrants - full paying 13, assisted 29, free 388, free nominated 25, remittance 1, stowaway 1.

      Wencks listed as free nominated.  (Anna, sister of Reimer was already in Queensland.  She married Heinrich Thomas Jurgensen, born Fohr Island. They sailed to Australia on board the 'Humbolt' in 1870.)

      Arrived Keppel Bay 26.2.1879 - visited by immigration agent & govt. medical officer Dr. Salmond - quarantine not necessary.  Passengers transshipped to the 'Lady Bowen' about midnight 28 February en route from Gladstone to Rockhampton.  Brought up river and landed at wharf at 6am Saturday 1 March 1879.
      Dr. Salmond instructed that two large tents be erected in the Immigration Depot as temporary accommodation for those who could not find room in the building.
    Died 14 Jun 1954  Murgon, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Cremated 16 Jun 1954  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5, 6
    Mt Thompson Crematorium 

    • Mt Thompson Memorial Gardens
      Location: Columbarium 2
      Section: Section 2
      Lat/Lng: -27.52713, 153.07668
    Funeral Service 16 Jun 1954  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [7

    • BEHM.Ś  The Relatives and Friends of Mr. and Mrs. E. Taplin and Family, of Ambrose, and Miss Ethel Behm, of Lamb Street, Murgon, are invited to attend the Funeral of their beloved Mother, Mother-in-law, and Grandmother, Bertha Therese Magdalena Behm, of Lamb Street, Murgon, to move from Alex. Gow's Funeral Chapel, Petrie Bight, This (Wednesday) Afternoon, at 1.30 o'clock, for the Crematorium. Mt. Thompson. Service 1.15 p.m.
      ALEX. GOW and J. KREBS, Funeral Directors.
    Person ID I71  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 30 Aug 2014 

    Father Reimer WENCK,   b. 11 Dec 1834, Tiebensee, Dithmarschen, Holstein Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1903, Hillside (Coolana), Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years) 
    Mother Trinke PAYSEN,   b. 28 Jun 1836, Stedesand, Tondern, Schleswig-Holstein Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Sep 1897, Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Married 22 May 1859  EmmelsbŘll, Tondern, Schleswig-Holstein Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F44  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Albert Ernest Ferdinand BEHM,   b. 26 Dec 1874, Radewitz, Kreis Randow, Pomerania, Prussia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1944, Murgon, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 69 years) 
    Married 26 Feb 1896  Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Married at the Office of the District Registrar, East Street, Ipswich by the Registrar, Robert Miller. Witnesses Adolph G C Wenck and Reimer Wenck.
    Children 
    +1. Max Albert Ernest Ferdinand BEHM,   b. 02 Aug 1896, Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1946, Wondai, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years)
     2. Flora Molly Ethel "Ethel" BEHM,   b. 11 Dec 1897, Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1978, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    +3. Norman Arthur BEHM,   b. 14 Sep 1899, Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Sep 1947, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
     4. Una Winifred BEHM,   b. 16 Aug 1904, Minden, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Oct 1984, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
    Last Modified 4 Jan 2009 
    Family ID F97  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Sep 1865 - Weibeck, Schleswig (VejbŠk, Denmark) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 29 Oct 1865 - Bau, Schleswig (Bov, Denmark) Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 26 Feb 1879 - Keppel Bay, Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Feb 1896 - Ipswich, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Jun 1954 - Murgon, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCremated - Mt Thompson Crematorium - 16 Jun 1954 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsFuneral Service - 16 Jun 1954 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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    Pin Legend Address Cemetery Farm Town Parish City County/Shire State/Province Country Region Not Set

  • Photos
    WENCK, Therese circa 1897
    WENCK, Therese circa 1897
    BEHM, Albert & Theresa nÚe Wenck
    Albert Behm & Theresa Wenck

  • Sources 
    1. [S109] Gilbert, Greg.

    2. [S423] QSA Assisted Immigration 1848-1912 index [database on-line], (http://www.archives.qld.gov.au), Charles Dickens 1879.

    3. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, 1954/002177.

    4. [S268] Mount Thompson Memorial Gardens Cremation Register Index 1952-1954, (Brisbane, GSQ, 1997), p 6.

    5. [S111] Mt Thompson Crematorium records: staff advice.

    6. [S738] Heaven Address Resting Place, (https://www.heavenaddress.com/restingplace), Mt Thompson Crematorium.

    7. [S342] Australian Newspapers, National Library of Australia, 1954 'Family Notices.', The Courier-Mail (Brisbane, Qld. : 1933 - 1954), 16 June, p. 20, viewed 22 February, 2012, http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article50601174.

    8. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1896/ 001490.