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Family History Notes - Kraft

SHIP AUSTRALIA - passengers from Hamburg 4/3/1855

JANSEN, Captain CH

The ship Australia … bringing 211 German and Prussian passengers arrived at the lightship anchorage on Sunday. Previous to the departure from the River Elbe there was a sad mortality amongst the children, there being no fewer than 22 deaths of children and two of adults arising from the cold and damp. The births during the voyage were three in number. The Australia brings a very valuable cargo Observer 10/3/1855 p80f.

KRAFT, Johanne Auguste (3/9/1835-29/7/1909) Born Province Posen, Prussia. Died Springton SA. From Meseritz, Kreis Meseritz, Posen, Prussia. m 16/10/1855 German Lutheran Church Angas St Adelaide, Friedrich Brokate.

SHIP PAULINE - passengers from Bremen 9/12/1849


BROKATE, Johann Friedrich Christoph (//c1824-1/9/1899) Born Uchte, Hanover. Died Mt Pleasant SA. Labourer; Strathalbyn then Saddler, farmer, storekeeper; Mt Torrens, Blumberg, Springton. m 16/10/1855 German Lutheran Church Angas St Adelaide, Johanne Auguste nee Kraft.

SHIP HELENE - passengers from Hamburg 24/12/1851

ANDRESEN, Captain Voyage information Vic Wendish Sheet July 1992.

KRAFT, Friedrich (6/4/1822-11/10/1903) Born Province Posen, Prussia. Farmer from Posen. Farmer; Tanunda. m Johanne Pauline nee KAUTZ (21/12/1836-8/6/1920)

SHIP CESAR GODEFFROY - passengers from Hamburg 2/1/1854

MEYER, Captain 11 passengers died - 6 adults, 5 children - 1 dropsy, 7 dysentery, 1 consumption, 2 cramp Observer 7/1/1854 p5b.

KRAFT, Ferdinand Benjamin (//c1831-1/8/1905) Died Hundred of Inkerman near Pt Wakefield SA. Blacksmith from Zlotkowo, Prussia. Blacksmith; Tanunda, near Stockwell, Rosenthal perhaps later Hansborough, later Inkerman. Son of Friedrich Kraft. m 21/2/1858 Mr Severin residence Tanunda, Johanne Luise nee Schulz.

SHIP LA ROCHELLE - passengers from Hamburg 3/9/1855

MEYER, Captain Johann

SCHULZ, Johanne Luise (//c1834-23/11/1910) Died Hundred of Inkerman near Pt Wakefield SA. From Biendow, Prussia. Daughter of Martin Schulz. Sister to fellow passenger Reinhold Schulz. m 21/2/1858 Mr Severin residence Tanunda, Ferdinand Benjamin Kraft

SCHULZ, Johann Hermann (//-//) Perhaps took the name of Kraft. Licensed storekeeper; Stockwell 1875

SHIP ELISABETH - passengers from Hamburg 22/6/1878

KRAFT, Franz (//c1818-6/10/1896) Died Balaklava SA.

KRAFT, Mrs Franz nee Caroline ? (//c1829-19/5/1908) Died Balaklava SA.

KRAFT, Theodor Otto (//c1872-27/8/1852) Died Balaklava SA. Farmer; Balaklava. Father; Franz. m 27/12/1901 Immanuel Chapel Point Pass, Anna Annie Bertha nee SCHRAEDER/SCHROEDER (//c1881-30/6/1967) Died Balaklava SA. Father; Wolf.

KRAFT, Johann Friedrich (//c1849-30/7/1929) Died Balaklava SA. Farmer from Tasewitz, Prussia. Farmer; Balaklava. Lutheran.

KRAFT, Mrs JF nee Johanne Emilie MAMULUS MANGLOS/MAMALUS (//c1853-24/2/1939) Died Balaklava SA.

KRAFT, Theodor Wilhelm (//c1875-//) Father; Johann Friedrich m 6/11/1901 Rev’d H Kempe residence Balaklava, Stella nee BOWERS (//c1880-//) Father; William

KRAFT, Adolph (//c1877-//)