Ernest (August) Kirstenfad

M, b. 9 February 1838, d. 1920
  • Ernest (August) Kirstenfad was born on 9 February 1838 in Sachsen Meiningen, Germany.
  • He immigrated to Hervey Bay on 27 September 1861. He travelled on the Crasbrook.
  • At the age of 24 years, 5 months and 8 days, Ernest (August) Kirstenfad married Henriette Dorothea Auguste Caroline (Auguste) Wassmund, daughter of Joachim Wassmund and Frederica Klotsin, on 17 July 1862 in Brisbane, Queensland. Following their marriage August and Auguste left Brisbane. August found work at Jondaryan Station in 1863 and 1864. He was naturalised in 1879. They selected land at Highfields where most of the later children were born.
  • In 1897 August and Augusta moved to Portion 155v, parish of Milton on the Kulpi-Mt Darry road. August found work on the railway line between Kulpi and Peranga. During this time the family lived in tents.
  • In 1916,his wife, Henriette Dorothea Auguste Caroline (Auguste) Wassmund died in Evergreen, Queensland.
  • Ernest (August) Kirstenfad died in 1920 in Evergreen, Queensland.
  • He was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.

Children of Ernest (August) Kirstenfad and Henriette Dorothea Auguste Caroline (Auguste) Wassmund

Ada Mary Kirstenfeldt

F, b. 1904, d. 1952

Albert Victor Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 1912

Cecil (Roy) Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 26 December 1912, d. 3 October 1994

Christian Frederick (Fred) Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 1872, d. 9 February 1895

Daniel Wilhelm August Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 1875, d. 25 July 1945

Children of Daniel Wilhelm August Kirstenfeldt and Elizabeth Steger

Doreen Beatrice Eva Kirstenfeldt

F, b. 1916, d. 1988

Edgar Ernset Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 8 October 1919, d. 22 February 1992

Eric William (Bill) Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 21 November 1917, d. 1984

Evelyn Edith (Ede) Kirstenfeldt

F, b. 1911, d. 2001

Gordon Henry Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 1905, d. 1972

Henry William August Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 30 January 1882, d. 3 May 1948
  • Henry William August Kirstenfeldt was born on 30 January 1882 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Ernest (August) Kirstenfad and Henriette Dorothea Auguste Caroline (Auguste) Wassmund.
  • At the age of 21 years, 6 months and 30 days, Henry William August Kirstenfeldt married Henriette Louise Caroline (Cissie) Hess, daughter of Wilhelm Hess and Amelia (Emily) Keno, on 29 August 1903 in Queensland. After their marriage they moved to their land (Portion 170v, Rosalie 160 acres). The land was infested with prickly pear. To supplement his income Henry would sell marsupial skins he obtained during his shooting expeditions to the Cooyar range during the winter months.
  • In 1946 Henry and Cissie moved to Grange Street, Toowoomba.
  • Henry William August Kirstenfeldt died on 3 May 1948 in Queensland at age 66.
  • He was buried in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Henry William August Kirstenfeldt and Henriette Louise Caroline (Cissie) Hess

John Henry Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 21 March 1910, d. 13 August 1968

Lawrence Kenneth Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 1923, d. 1980

Lena Kirstenfeldt

F, b. circa 1862, d. 1865

Lorna Agnes Maud Kirstenfeldt

F, b. 1914

Maria Catherina (Mary) Kirstenfeldt

F, b. 1870, d. 2 December 1955

Children of Maria Catherina (Mary) Kirstenfeldt and Christian Jacob Riethmuller

Mary Margaret Kirstenfeldt

F, b. 1913

Michael Frederick Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 1879, d. 1955

Olga Louisa (Bess) Kirstenfeldt

F, b. 1910, d. 1970

Olive May Kirstenfeldt

F, b. 12 May 1911, d. 5 January 1988

Pearly (Pearl) Amelia Kirstenfeldt

F, b. 1908, d. 1961

Queenie Irene Kirstenfeldt

F, b. 1907, d. 1988

William Clifford (Cliff) Kirstenfeldt

M, b. 1922, d. 1985

Mary Te kiri Kite

F, b. 1911, d. 6 October 1957

May Kitson

F, b. 1903
  • May Kitson was born in 1903 in Queensland. She was the daugther of Joseph Kitson and Ruth Walker.
  • At the age of 34 years, May Kitson married John Walpole in 1937 in Queensland.
  • May Kitson and John Walpole appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Cooyar. John was a mill hand. A Richard Stanley Walpole, perhaps his brother was a labourer at Cooyar.

Mary Kitt

F, b. circa 1851
  • Mary Kitt was born circa 1851 in St Mawes, Cornwall.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Kitt.
  • Mary Kitt married William Lower, son of John Lower and Jane Bamfield, on 10 October 1874 in St Just in Roseland, Cornwall. William is shown as a mariner, bachelor, father John also a mariner, living at St Mawes. Mary is a spinster of full age, living at St Mawes, father Robert KITT, a customers agent. Wintesses are Samuel KITT and Catherine Jane LOWER.
  • Mary Kitt and William Lower appeared on the census of 3 April 1881 in Well Lane, Falmouth, Cornwall. William is shown as a 32 year old mariner born Uphill Somerset living with his 30 year old wife Mary, born St Mawes and three year old son Edward John born Falmouth. A Frederick John Martin, 25 year old engineer born Falmouth is lodging with the family.

Children of Mary Kitt and William Lower

Samuel Kitt

M, b. circa 1830
  • Samuel Kitt was born circa 1830.
  • In 1874 he was a customs agent, at the time of daughter Mary's marriage.

Child of Samuel Kitt

Augustine Klaus


Child of Augustine Klaus and Hermann Albert Barnett

Augusta Klease

F, b. 1868, d. 28 March 1939
  • Augusta Klease was also known as Kliese.
  • She was born in 1868 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Bertha Kliese.
  • Augusta Klease immigrated on 30 October 1873 to Rockhampton with Carl Frederick (Wilhelm) Kliese and Therese Kohlo. William, 27, Therese 29, Auguste 9, Hermann 5 and Bertha, 21 (possibly William's sister) arrived on the Euginie as free passengers. Also travelling on the ship, as Assisted passengers were Carl Kliese aged 50, Wilhelmine 49, Auguste, 5 (Bertha's daughter). They departed Hamburg on 15 Jun 1873. After staying in Rockhampton for some time the family moved to the Darling Downs.
  • At the age of 18 years, Augusta Klease married Christian (Christy) Reinke, son of Carl Friedrich (Wilhelm) Reinke and Louise Kreatzmann, in 1886 in Queensland.
  • Augusta Klease and Christian (Christy) Reinke appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1905 living at Goombungee. Christian was a farmer and Augusta carried out home duties.
  • Augusta Klease and Christian (Christy) Reinke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Goombungee. Christy was a farmer.
  • Augusta Klease and Christian (Christy) Reinke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Goombungee. Christy was a farmer. Thie son Christie was a labourer at Goombungee.
  • Augusta Klease and Christian (Christy) Reinke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Goombungee. Christian was a farmer and Augusta carried out home duties.
  • On 23 November 1938,her husband, Christian (Christy) Reinke died in Queensland at age 77.
  • Augusta Klease died on 28 March 1939 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 29 April 1939 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Children of Augusta Klease and Christian (Christy) Reinke