Hermann Julius SONNTAG

Male 1864 - 1944  (80 years)


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  • Name Hermann Julius SONNTAG 
    Born 1864  Germany Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Immigration 25 Jun 1889  Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Arrived on the "Merkara" which had sailed from London on 30 April 1889. SONNTAG, Hermann, single, 25, farm servant with SONNTAG, Martha, single, 20, domestic servant. They were listed as Continental Remittance passengers bound for Brisbane. Someone already in Queensland would have paid 2 pounds for Hermann and 1 pound for Martha. (see below)

      IMMIGRATION ACT OF 1872 - Remittance Passengers. Persons resident in Queensland wishing to obtain Passages to the Colony for their friends or relatives in Europe, can do so under the provisions of the New Immigration Act, by paying to the Immigration Agent in Brisbane, or to any of the Clerks of Petty Sessions in the Colony, amounts in accordance with the following scale:-
      Males and Females between 1 and 12 years each 1 pound
      Males between 12 and 40 years each 2 pounds
      Females between 12 and 40 years each 1 pound
      Males and Females above 40 years each 4 pounds
      Infants under 12 months Free
      (Taken from the 1873 Government Gazette and published in "The World", the quarterly magazine of the Charters Towers and Dalrymple Family History Asscn. Inc., No. 38, June, 1999.)
    Died 12 Sep 1944  Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 3
    Buried Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Bundaberg General Cemetery
      Location: D6  Grave Number: P2130
    Person ID I8206  Colston & Wenck families in Australia
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 

    Family Emma GOLLSCHEWSKY,   b. Abt 1880, Germany Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jan 1903, Kalkie, Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Married 26 Jun 1897  Queensland, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Last Modified 6 Oct 2018 
    Family ID F5443  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1864 - Germany Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - 25 Jun 1889 - Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 26 Jun 1897 - Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 12 Sep 1944 - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Bundaberg, Queensland, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S131] Bundaberg Regional Council Cemetery Records [database on-line], (http://bundaberg.qld.gov.au/cemetery/index.php), Bundaberg General Cemetery.

    2. [S423] QSA Assisted Immigration 1848-1912 index [database on-line], (http://www.archives.qld.gov.au), Merkara, 25 Jun 1889, page 384.

    3. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Death registration: Hermann Julius Sountag, Death date: 12/09/1944, Mother's name: Caroline Pantzer, Father/parent's name: Carl, Registration details: 1944/C/2857.

    4. [S16] Queensland Federation Index 1890-1914, (Brisbane, The Registrar-General, Registry of Births, Deaths and Marriages, 2004), 1897/ 000156.

    5. [S2] Queensland: Registry of Births Deaths & Marriages, Marriage registration: Hermann Sonntag, Marriage date: 26/06/1897, Spouse's name: Emma Gollshevsky, Registration details: 1897/C/156.