Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich1

M, b. 27 February 1835, d. 15 June 1919

Grave of Carl ( 1835-1919) & Minnie (1837-1912) Grawich (later descendants - Graving) - St John's Lutheran Churchyard, Oakey
  • Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich was born on 27 February 1835 in Prussia.
  • At the age of 25 years, 9 months and 11 days, Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich married Wilhemina Beier on 8 December 1860 in Prussia.
  • Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich and Wilhemina Beier immigrated to Brisbane on 30 November 1863. The family arrived on the San Francisco. Carl worked on the railway at Allora, Drayton and Ballards Camp near Highfields, Toowoomba. He then purchased 80 acres of land at Aubigny in 1876 which he called Happy Valley. His great grandson and wife were still living
    there in 1994.
  • At some stage the surname was anglosied from GRAWICH to GRAVING but only in some branches of the family (August & Amelia). The spelling is varied in a number of official records :- GRAVY,GRAY, GRAVSEND, GREWIG, GREWING.
  • On 6 December 1912,his wife, Wilhemina Beier died in Queensland at age 75.
  • Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich appeared on the Electoral Roll with John Henry Grawich and Mary Ann Darr in 1917 in Happy Valley. John Henry was a farmer. His father Carl also lived on the property.
  • Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich died on 15 June 1919 in Queensland at age 84. He is buried under the name of Grawick with his wife Minnie.
  • He was buried in Queensland.
  • Their headstone reads:-
    IN MEMORY OF MINNIE GRAWICH, BELOVED WIFE OF CARL GRAWICH, BORN IN SCHWEIDNITZ GERMANY, JANUARY 1 1837, DIED DECEMBER 6 1912 AGED 75 YEARS
    ALSO HER BELOVED HUSBAND, CARL GRAWICH BORN IN CLUTZ, GERMANY, DIED JUNE 15 1919, AGED 74 YEARS, THY WILL BE DONE.

Children of Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich and Wilhemina Beier

Citations

  1. The surname GRAVING is anglosied from GRAWICK. The spelling is varied in a number of official records :- GRAVY, GRAVSEND, GREWIG.

Christian Grawich

M, b. 21 May 1866, d. 12 July 1867
  • Christian Grawich was born on 21 May 1866 in Oakey Creek, Queensland. He was a twin to Wilheminia.
  • He was the son of Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich and Wilhemina Beier.
  • Christian Grawich died on 12 July 1867 in Drayton, Queensland, at age 1.
  • He was buried on 13 July 1867 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.

John Henry Grawich

M, b. 8 September 1873, d. 27 March 1960
  • John Henry Grawich was born on 8 September 1873 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich and Wilhemina Beier.
  • At the age of 26 years, John Henry Grawich married Mary Ann Darr, daughter of Friedrich Darr and Margaret Wirth, in 1900 in Queensland.
  • John Henry Grawich and Mary Ann Darr appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1917 living at Happy Valley. John Henry was a farmer. His father Carl also lived on the property.
  • John Henry Grawich died on 27 March 1960 in Queensland at age 86.
  • He was buried on 29 March 1960 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Margaretha Grawich

F, b. 13 March 1872

Wilhelmina Grawich

F, b. 21 May 1866, d. 1 October 1902
  • Wilhelmina Grawich was also known as Minnie.
  • She was born on 21 May 1866 in Oakey Creek, Queensland. She was a twin to Christain.
  • She was the daughter of Carl Friedrich Wilhelm Grawich and Wilhemina Beier.
  • At the age of 14 years, 8 months and 12 days, Wilhelmina Grawich married Carl Gietzel on 2 February 1881 in Queensland. They had 12 children, the youngest being born in 1901.
  • Wilhelmina Grawich died on 1 October 1902 in Queensland at age 36.
  • She was buried in Aubigny. She is buried with her husband Carl and children Augusta and Charles.

Adam Peter Forsyth Gray

M, b. circa 1870, d. 19 May 1951
  • Adam Peter Forsyth Gray was born circa 1870.
  • He was the son of David Gray and Jane Forsyth.
  • Adam Peter Forsyth Gray married Mary Ann Bullock circa 1900.
  • Adam Peter Forsyth Gray and Mary Ann Bullock appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1921 and 1925 living at Ravensbourne. Adam was a farmer.
  • Adam Peter Forsyth Gray appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Ravensbourne. Adam was a farmer.
  • In 1936,his wife, Mary Ann Bullock died in Queensland.
  • Adam Peter Forsyth Gray died on 19 May 1951 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Ravensbourne Cemetery.

Child of Adam Peter Forsyth Gray and Mary Ann Bullock

Alice Gray

F, b. 20 August 1855, d. 30 January 1932
  • Alice Gray was born on 20 August 1855 in Scotland.
  • She was the daughter of William Gray and Grace Hunter.
  • At the age of 19 years, 1 month and 18 days, Alice Gray married Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood, son of William Bidgood and Sarah Jennings, on 8 October 1874 in Queensland. Alice was the daughter of William Gray who had selected the land next to Alfred's.
  • On 17 February 1895,her husband, William Gray died in Wellcamp, Queensland, at age 75.
  • Alice Gray and Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Crow's Nest. Alfred was a farmer.
  • Alice Gray and Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1921 living at Hampton. Alfred was a farmer. Their daughters Mabel and Ella carried out home duties.
  • Alice Gray and Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Perseverance. Fred was a farmer. Their daughter Mabel carried out home duties.
  • On 27 August 1929,her husband, Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood died in Pipeclay, Queensland, at age 82.
  • Alice Gray appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Hampton. She carried out home duties.
  • Alice Gray died on 30 January 1932 in Pipeclay, Queensland, at age 76.
  • She was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery. UNIT-00B-0032.
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. Alf & Alices's names were amongst them.
    Memorial Plaque to Alf & Alice Bidgood - Crow's Nest Methodist Church

Children of Alice Gray and Alfred William (Fred) Bidgood

Alice Gray

F, b. 1865, d. 1902

Alice Gray

F, b. 1876

Alice Louisa Jane Gray

F, b. 5 September 1895, d. 8 February 1965

Allan Edward Gray

M, b. 1913

Amy Theresa Gray

F, b. 1881, d. 24 July 1933
  • Amy Theresa Gray was born in 1881 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Walter Gray and Eliza Garrett.
  • At the age of 23 years, Amy Theresa Gray married James Arthur Wells, son of Thomas Fredrick Wells and Jane Robinson, on 21 September 1904 in Queensland, Australia.
  • Amy Theresa Gray died on 24 July 1933 in Ebenezer, Queensland.
  • She was buried in Queensland.
  • The Gravestone Reads
    In Loving Memory
    of James Wells
    who died 8 October 1949
    aged 72 years
    A devoted father, and loyal friend

    In loving memory of Amy Theresa Wells
    who died 24 July 1933
    Aged 52 years
    A good wife, a kind mother and a faithful friend.

Children of Amy Theresa Gray and James Arthur Wells

Clara Beatrice Gray

F, b. 1885

Clifford Selwyn Gray

M, b. circa 1917, d. 1984

David Gray

M, b. circa 1870
  • David Gray was born circa 1870.
  • David Gray married Jane Forsyth circa 1890.

Child of David Gray and Jane Forsyth

Evelyn May Gray

F, b. 1912

Fanny Gray

F, b. 1871

George Gray

M, b. circa 1890

George Gray

M, b. 1887

Ida Jean Gray

F, b. circa 1900, d. 1912

James Miles Gray

M, b. circa 1880
  • James Miles Gray was born circa 1880.
  • James Miles Gray married Edith Maria Adames circa 1900.

Child of James Miles Gray and Edith Maria Adames

John Gray

M, b. circa 1845

Children of John Gray and Elizabeth Margaret King

John Gray

M, b. 1878

Joseph George Gray

M, b. circa 1865

Leslie William Gray

M, b. 1907, d. 1975
  • Leslie William Gray was born in 1907 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of William Gray and Emily Jane Twidale.
  • Leslie William Gray appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Perseverance. He was a labourer.
  • Leslie William Gray died in 1975 in Queensland.

Lily Edith Gray

F, b. 1905, d. 11 August 1997

Marjorie Gray

F, b. 16 April 1899, d. 4 August 1973

Mary Louisa Gray

F, b. 1874

Mervyn John Gray

M, b. 1910

Olive Constance Gray

F, b. 1899, d. 18 June 1986

Child of Olive Constance Gray and Walter George Humberdross