Johann Wilhelm Meyer

M, #16090, b. 4 Jan 1820, d. 24 May 1901
Father*Jakob Johannes Meyer b. 24 Oct 1785, d. 6 Jan 1872
Mother*Elisabeth Madöri b. 6 Oct 1787, d. 1 May 1854
Birth*4 Jan 1820 Itingen, BL, Switzerland.1
(Migrant) Migration/Travel19 Sep 1853 Sailing with Jakob Johannes Meyer, Sabine Margaretha Elisabeth Meyer, Johann Jakob Meyer, Benjamin Meyer, Eduard Meyer, Nathaniel Meyer, Elisabeth Sophie Meyer, Jonathan Meyer, Daniel Paulus Meyer, Joachim Jakob Meyer, Sabina Meyer to Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship Ida sailing from Hamburg, came from Itingen BL
Age 33.2
Marriage*4 Jul 1855 Spouse: Ernestine Reimann or Riemann. Manse of the Independent Church, Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, Australia, #M2690 - according to Lutheran Rites.3
Death*24 May 1901 Emerald, VIC, Australia, #D5832 (Age 81) [par Jacob MEYER].4
Death-Notice*25 May 1901MEYER.—On the 24th May, at Emerald, Johan Wilhelm, the beloved husband of Ernstina Meyer, late of Harkaway, aged 81 years 5 months. Colonist of 48 years.5 

Family

Ernestine Reimann or Riemann b. 7 Feb 1827, d. 30 Sep 1908
Children 1.Mary Elizabeth Meyer+ b. 1856, d. 14 Feb 1926
 2.Ernest Jacob William Meyer+ b. 13 Jul 1857, d. 24 Aug 1935
 3.Anna Maria Meyer+ b. 1859, d. 13 Dec 1941
 4.Johannes Gottlieb Traugott Meyer+ b. 1861, d. 10 Jul 1934
 5.Ernestine Elenora Marie Meyer+ b. 1862, d. 20 Jun 1945
 6.Mary Magdalene Meyer b. 1864, d. 1865
 7.Sarah Sabina Meyer b. 1865, d. 31 Mar 1873

Newspaper-Articles

  • 5 Jun 1901: Mr. Wm. Meyer, who passed away at the ripe age of 80 years, at his residence, Emerald, on the 24th ult., was a very old identity of Harkaway, being highly respected for his kindly nature and deeds.6

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree, Roslyn Poole.
  2. [S33] Australian Government: http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/search/index.aspx, Naturalisation Records.
  3. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888 "as Wilhelm MEYER & Ernstine BEER."
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online) "reg Gembrook."
  5. [S16] Newspaper - The Age (Melbourne, Vic.), 25 May 1901, p5.
  6. [S12] Newspaper - South Bourke and Mornington Journal (Richmond, Vic.), 5 Jun 1901, p2.
Last Edited11 Jun 2019

Jakob Johannes Meyer

M, #16091, b. 24 Oct 1785, d. 6 Jan 1872
Birth*24 Oct 1785 Itingen, BL, Switzerland.1 
Marriage*13 Oct 1806 Spouse: Elisabeth Madöri. Itingen, BL, Switzerland, Johannes Jacob Meyer der Zimmermann und Elisabeth Madöry beide von Itingen.1,2
Widower1 May 1854Jakob Johannes Meyer became a widower upon the death of his wife Elisabeth Madöri.1 
Death*6 Jan 1872 Itingen, BL, Switzerland.1 

Family

Elisabeth Madöri b. 6 Oct 1787, d. 1 May 1854
Children 1.Jakob Johannes Meyer+ b. 30 Nov 1807, d. 16 Apr 1882
 2.Johann Wilhelm Meyer+ b. 4 Jan 1820, d. 24 May 1901

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree.
  2. [S50] Miscellaneous Source, http://www.dfg.bl.ch/fileadmin/E_9_1_73_Sissach/E_9_1_73_03/…
    Evangelisch-reformierte Kirchgemeinde Sissach, Böckten, Diepflingen, Itingen, Thürnen
    Digitale Kirchenbücher von Sissach.
Last Edited11 Jun 2019

Benjamin Meyer

M, #16092, b. 9 Dec 1833, d. 14 May 1920
Father*Jakob Johannes Meyer b. 30 Nov 1807, d. 16 Apr 1882
Mother*Anna Maria Elisabeth Grundmann b. 1808, d. 1843
Birth*9 Dec 1833 Itingen, BL, Switzerland. 
(Migrant) Migration/Travel19 Sep 1853 Sailing with Johann Wilhelm Meyer, Jakob Johannes Meyer, Sabine Margaretha Elisabeth Meyer, Johann Jakob Meyer, Eduard Meyer, Nathaniel Meyer, Elisabeth Sophie Meyer, Jonathan Meyer, Daniel Paulus Meyer, Joachim Jakob Meyer, Sabina Meyer to Melbourne, VIC, Australia. Ship Ida sailing from Hamburg, came from Itingen BL
Age 20.1
Marriage*1868 Spouse: Auguste Pauline Metzenthin. VIC, Australia, #M1003.2
 
Widower1880Benjamin Meyer became a widower upon the death of his wife Auguste Pauline Metzenthin.2 
Marriage*1883 Spouse: Albertina Sophia Augusta Metzenthin. VIC, Australia, #M1420R.3
 
Death*14 May 1920 Berwick, VIC, Australia, #D4508 (Age 87) [par Johann Jacob MEYER & Elizabeth SCHWARTZ].4 
Death-Notice*15 May 1920MEYER.-On the 14th May, at his son's residence, Berwick, Benjamin Meyer, beloved father of J. B., A. E., Mrs. H. Brown, N. E., and Mrs. J. Cantwell, aged 87 years. (Native of Switzerland.) Colonist of 67 years.
MEYER.-Friends of the late Mr. BENJAMIN MEYER are respectfully invited to follow his remains to the place of interment, Harkaway Cemetery.
Funeral to leave the residence of his son, Mr. A. E. Meyers, Berwick, To-morrow (Sunday, 16th), at 2 o'clock. JOHN GRANT, Undertaker. 'Phone 25 Berwick.5 

Citations

  1. [S33] Australian Government: http://www.naa.gov.au/collection/search/index.aspx, Naturalisation Records.
  2. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888.
  3. [S1] Registry of Births Deaths and Marriages Pioneer Index Victoria 1836-1888 "also listed as MEURR - this entry gives birth places as Switzerland and Prussia."
  4. [S22] Victorian Government. BDM Index Victoria (online).
  5. [S11] Newspaper - The Argus (Melbourne, Vic.), 15 May 1920, p17.
Last Edited11 Jun 2019

Anna Maria Elisabeth Grundmann

F, #16099, b. 1808, d. 1843
Married NameMeyer. 
Birth*1808 
Marriage*22 Jan 1829 Spouse: Jakob Johannes Meyer. Kirchlindach, Switzerland.1
 
Death*1843 Itingen, BL, Switzerland.1 

Family

Jakob Johannes Meyer b. 30 Nov 1807, d. 16 Apr 1882
Children 1.Johann Jakob Meyer b. 9 Nov 1829, d. 25 Jan 1888
 2.Johann Heinrich Meyer b. 21 Jul 1831, d. 13 Aug 1831
 3.Benjamin Meyer+ b. 9 Dec 1833, d. 14 May 1920
 4.Eduard Meyer+ b. 3 Aug 1835, d. 23 Dec 1885
 5.Nathaniel Meyer b. 3 Mar 1837, d. 19 Aug 1860

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree.
Last Edited11 Jun 2019

Elisabeth Madöri

F, #16110, b. 6 Oct 1787, d. 1 May 1854
Married NameMeyer.1 
Birth*6 Oct 1787 Sissach, BL, Switzerland.1,2
Marriage*13 Oct 1806 Spouse: Jakob Johannes Meyer. Itingen, BL, Switzerland, Johannes Jacob Meyer der Zimmermann und Elisabeth Madöry beide von Itingen.1,3
Death*1 May 1854 Itingen, BL, Switzerland.1 

Family

Jakob Johannes Meyer b. 24 Oct 1785, d. 6 Jan 1872
Children 1.Jakob Johannes Meyer+ b. 30 Nov 1807, d. 16 Apr 1882
 2.Johann Wilhelm Meyer+ b. 4 Jan 1820, d. 24 May 1901

Citations

  1. [S80] Ancestry - Family Tree.
  2. [S50] Miscellaneous Source, http://www.dfg.bl.ch/fileadmin/E_9_1_73_Sissach/E_9_1_73_06/…
    Evangelisch-reformierte Kirchgemeinde Sissach, Böckten, Diepflingen, Itingen, Thürnen
    Digitale Kirchenbücher von Sissach.
  3. [S50] Miscellaneous Source, http://www.dfg.bl.ch/fileadmin/E_9_1_73_Sissach/E_9_1_73_03/…
    Evangelisch-reformierte Kirchgemeinde Sissach, Böckten, Diepflingen, Itingen, Thürnen
    Digitale Kirchenbücher von Sissach.
Last Edited11 Jun 2019
 

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