Leslie Robert Spence

M, b. 13 July 1911, d. 13 June 2003

Mary Edith Spence

F, b. 11 February 1879, d. 21 August 1942
  • Mary Edith Spence was born on 11 February 1879 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John George Spence and Mary Jane Simpson.
  • At the age of 23 years, 7 months and 26 days, Mary Edith Spence married John Walton Blinco, son of Alfred William Blinco and Marion Dinah Langton, on 7 October 1902 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • Mary Edith Spence and John Walton Blinco appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Queen Street, Crow's Nest. John was a sawyer, most likely working in his brother Thomas' sawmill and Edith carried out home duties.
  • After leaving his brother's mill at Crow's Nest, John managed a mill at Googa near Blackbutt. After the mill closed and the children needed to attend school they bought a faarm from Alfred King at Virginia.
  • Mary Edith Spence and John Walton Blinco appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at The Bluff, Virginia. John was a farmer.
  • Mary Edith Spence died on 21 August 1942 in Queensland at age 63.
  • She was buried on 22 August 1942 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Mary Edith Spence and John Walton Blinco

Olive Adeline Spence

F, b. 11 October 1912, d. December 1995

Richard Simpson Spence

M, b. 21 December 1909, d. 14 July 1994

Robert Awde Spence Spence

M, b. 30 October 1882, d. 3 July 1963
  • Robert Awde Spence Spence was born on 30 October 1882 in Lagoon Homestead, Oakey.
  • He was the son of John George Spence and Mary Jane Simpson.
  • At the age of 22 years and 13 days, Robert Awde Spence Spence married Caroline Rebecca Clark on 12 November 1904.
  • Robert Awde Spence Spence appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Googa. He was a sawyer working at Blinco's mill.
  • On 27 October 1962,his wife, Caroline Rebecca Clark died in Kingaroy at age 74.
  • Robert Awde Spence Spence died on 3 July 1963 in Bundaberg at age 80.

Children of Robert Awde Spence Spence and Caroline Rebecca Clark

Ruby Pearl Spence

F, b. 15 January 1914, d. 19 December 1994

Thomas Richard Spence

M, b. 1889, d. 11 September 1968
  • Thomas Richard Spence was born in 1889 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John George Spence and Mary Jane Simpson.
  • At the age of 23 years, Thomas Richard Spence married Annie Eliza Evans in 1912 in Queensland.
  • On 27 October 1940,his wife, Annie Eliza Evans died in Queensland.
  • Thomas Richard Spence died on 11 September 1968 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 13 September 1968 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. CE4-003-0020.

Children of Thomas Richard Spence and Annie Eliza Evans

Violet Jane Spence

F, b. 1913

Ada Annie Spencer

F, b. 1915, d. 16 July 1992
  • Ada Annie Spencer was born in 1915.
  • At the age of 21 years, Ada Annie Spencer married Herbert Frederick Voll, son of Frederick Voll and Augustina Genrich, in 1936 in Queensland.
  • Ada Annie Spencer died on 16 July 1992.
  • She was buried on 20 July 1992 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Ann Spencer

F, b. 1807, d. December 1886
  • Ann Spencer was born in 1807.
  • Ann Spencer married William Blessley White circa 1825.
  • Her death was recorded with the Steyning, Sussex Registration District in the December 1886 Quarter.

Children of Ann Spencer and William Blessley White

Ellen Isbabella Spencer

F, b. 1892, d. 1975
  • Ellen Isbabella Spencer was born in 1892 in Queensland. She was the daughter of George Paul Spencer and Hannora Isabella McLean.
  • At the age of 25 years, Ellen Isbabella Spencer married William George Tanzer, son of George William Tanzer and Bertha Maria Jensen, in 1917 in Queensland.
  • Ellen Isbabella Spencer and William George Tanzer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Thornville. William was a farmer.
  • Ellen Isbabella Spencer and William George Tanzer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Thornville. William was a farmer.
  • In 1972,her husband, William George Tanzer died in Queensland.
  • Ellen Isbabella Spencer died in 1975 in Queensland.

Frederick Arthur Spencer

M, b. circa 1910, d. 1952
  • Frederick Arthur Spencer was born circa 1910. He was the son of Harry Spencer and Martha Hassel.
  • Frederick Arthur Spencer married Eileen Harris in 1934 in Queensland.
  • Frederick Arthur Spencer and Eileen Harris appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Geham. Frederick was a farmer.
  • Frederick Arthur Spencer died in 1952 in Queensland.

Leonard Spencer

M, b. circa 1900

Alfred August Sperling

M, b. 1910

Alma Sperling

F, b. 30 October 1915, d. 9 February 2006
  • Alma Sperling was born on 30 October 1915. Her married name may be Sperling.
  • Alma Sperling died on 9 February 2006 at age 90.
  • She was buried on 14 February 2006 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Anna Sperling

F, b. 1889, d. June 1969
  • Anna Sperling was born in 1889 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Augusta Sperling.
  • At the age of 18 years, Anna Sperling married David Herman Kanowski, son of Gottfried Kanowski and Louise Josevski, in 1907 in Queensland.
  • On 25 April 1911,Anna Sperling's daughter, Elsie Cecilia Kanowski was buried in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.
  • On 20 September 1924,her husband, David Herman Kanowski died in Queensland.
  • At the time of her father's death on 28 July 1928, Anna Sperling lived in in Djuan.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Haden. She carried out home duties.
  • She was listed as the next of kin of Frederick Wilhelm (Fred) Kanowski when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 3 March 1942 in Brisbane. He was living in Toowoomba at the time he enlisted. His service number was QX27816 and he gave his mother Anna as his next of kin. He was discharged on 2 Apr 1946 with the rank of Private in the 1st Australian Port Maintenance Section.
  • Anna Sperling was listed as the next of kin of Leslie David (Les) Kanowski when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 11 April 1942 in Crow's Nest, Queensland. He was living at Crow's Nest at the time and gave his next of kin as his mother Anna. His service number was Q225100. He was discahrged with the rank of Lance Corporal on 21Oct 1945 in the 7th Battalion Defence Corps.
  • Anna Sperling was listed as the next of kin of Bernard Vivian Anaes (Bernie) Kanowski when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 12 August 1943 in Brisbane. His service number was 150400 and he lived at Wutul. He gave his mother Anna as his next of kin. He was discharged on 8 May 1945 with the rank of Leading Aircraftsman in the 6th Aircraft Depot.
  • Anna Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Pinelands. She carried out home duties.
  • Anna Sperling died in June 1969 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 29 June 1969 in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.

Children of Anna Sperling and David Herman Kanowski

Anna Julianna Sperling

F, b. 10 October 1893, d. 7 August 1941
  • Anna Julianna Sperling was born on 10 October 1893 in Gowrie Flat, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Sperling and Wilhelmine Caroline Welke.
  • At the age of 19 years, 6 months and 24 days, Anna Julianna Sperling married Sydney Fitch, son of John Fitch and Karolina Puschmann, on 4 May 1913 in Methodist Church, Gowrie Flat.
  • Anna Julianna Sperling and Sydney Fitch appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. Sydney was a farmer.
  • Anna Julianna Sperling and Sydney Fitch appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1939 living at Pinelands, Crow's Nest. Sidney was a farmer and Anna carried out home duties. Their son William George was also a farmer in the area.
  • Anna Julianna Sperling died on 7 August 1941 at age 47.
  • She was buried on 9 August 1941 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Anna Julianna Sperling and Sydney Fitch

Anna Louise Sperling

F, b. 1856, d. 4 August 1943
  • Anna Louise Sperling was born in 1856 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Gotleib Sperling and Louise Roefke.
  • Anna Louise Sperling immigrated on 19 February 1874 to Queensland with Frederick Sperling and Maria Wrembeck. Frederick 31 and Maria 31 travelled on the Lammershagan with their children William 6, Auguste 3, and Frederick 4. Also with them were John Sperling 31, Erine Sperling 29, and daughter Caroline 1 and Anna L 17.
  • At the age of 23 years, Anna Louise Sperling married Carl (Heinrich) Tewes in 1879 in Queensland.
  • In 1888,her husband, Carl (Heinrich) Tewes died in Queensland.
  • At the age of 33 years, Anna Louise Sperling married Carl Friedrich Ferdinand Kratzke in 1889 in Queensland.
  • Anna Louise Sperling and Carl Friedrich Ferdinand Kratzke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Koorjarewon (Highfields). Ferdinand was a farmer.
  • On 8 March 1906 The Brisbane Courier reported"- " Estate OF H. TEWES In Chambers yesterday, before his Honour Mr. Justice Chubb, application was made by Mr. F. G. Hamilton (instructed by Mr. T. B. Hunter) for leave to mortgage land in the estate of Heinrich Tewes, late of Djuan, near Crow's Nest, farmer, deceased, for the purpose of paying off two of the beneficiaries. It was explained that the latter, who were the elder children of the deceased, others being under age, were pressing for payment of their respective shares, and it was desired to pay them, and at the same time preserve the bulk of the property for the other beneficiaries. His Honour gave leave to mortgage certain of the property for not exceeding £200 for five years at 7 per cent, for the purpose of paying the claimants in question."
  • On 22 January 1929,her husband, Carl Friedrich Ferdinand Kratzke died in Queensland.
  • Anna Louise Sperling died on 4 August 1943 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 5 August 1943 in Cabarlah Cemetery. LUTH1-00H-0021.

Children of Anna Louise Sperling and Carl (Heinrich) Tewes

Children of Anna Louise Sperling and Carl Friedrich Ferdinand Kratzke

August Sperling

M, b. circa 1875, d. 1875

Augusta Sperling

F, b. 1870, d. October 1930
  • Augusta Sperling was born in 1870 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick Sperling and Maria Wrembeck.
  • Augusta Sperling immigrated on 19 February 1874 to Queensland with Frederick Sperling and Maria Wrembeck. Frederick 31 and Maria 31 travelled on the Lammershagan with their children William 6, Auguste 3, and Frederick 4. Also with them were John Sperling 31, Erine Sperling 29, and daughter Caroline 1 and Anna L 17.
  • At the age of 20 years, Augusta Sperling married Wilhelm Dioth in 1890 in Meringandan, Queensland. After their marriage they lived at Djuan where Wilhelm had selected land. He lived there until his death.
  • Augusta Sperling and Wilhelm Dioth appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Bergen. Wilhelm was a farmer and Augusta carried out domestic duties.
  • On 28 July 1928,her husband, Wilhelm Dioth died in Haden, Queensland.
  • Augusta Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Gowrie Flat. She carried out home duties.
  • Augusta Sperling died in October 1930 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 15 October 1930 in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.

Child of Augusta Sperling

Children of Augusta Sperling and Wilhelm Dioth

Bertha Louisa Sperling

F, b. 1890, d. 14 October 1966

Child of Bertha Louisa Sperling

Children of Bertha Louisa Sperling and Christian Wrembeck

Carl Sperling

M, b. 1879, d. October 1956
  • Carl Sperling was born in 1879 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Frederick Sperling and Maria Wrembeck.
  • Carl Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Meringandan. He was a farmer. His parents also farmed at Meringandan as did William Sperning. Heinrich farmed at Geham.
  • At the age of 25 years, Carl Sperling married Maria Louisa Mary Genrich, daughter of Christoph Genrich and Wilhelmine Ernstine Winkelmann, in 1904 in Queensland.
  • Carl Sperling and Maria Louisa Mary Genrich appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pinelands, Crow's Nest. Carl was a farmer and Mary carried out home duties.
  • On 27 January 1914Carl Sperling enrolled his daughter Laura Louisa Sperling in Pinelands State School. She was 7 years, 2 months old. Her younger siblings also attended the school in later years. Her father was a farmer at Pinelands.
  • Carl Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. Carl was a farmer. Daughter Laura carried out home duties, son Victor was a labourer.
  • In May 1936,his wife, Maria Louisa Mary Genrich died in Queensland at age 51.
  • Carl Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Pinelands. He was a farmer.
  • Carl Sperling died in October 1956 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 18 October 1956 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Carl Sperling and Maria Louisa Mary Genrich

Caroline Sperling

F, b. 1873, d. January 1951
  • Caroline Sperling was born in 1873 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Jacob Sperling and Helene Diot.
  • Caroline Sperling immigrated on 19 February 1874 to Queensland with Frederick Sperling and Maria Wrembeck. Frederick 31 and Maria 31 travelled on the Lammershagan with their children William 6, Auguste 3, and Frederick 4. Also with them were John Sperling 31, Erine Sperling 29, and daughter Caroline 1 and Anna L 17.
  • Caroline Sperling died in January 1951 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • She was buried on 3 January 1951 in Balmain Cemetery.

Charles Sperling

M, b. 1884, d. 1884
  • Charles Sperling died in 1884 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • He was born in 1884 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann Jacob Sperling and Helene Diot.
  • Charles Sperling was buried on 23 October 1884 in South Brisbane Cemetery.

Dora Emma Sperling

F, b. 1901, d. October 1950
  • Dora Emma Sperling was born in 1901 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Sperling and Wilhelmine Caroline Welke.
  • Dora Emma Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1942 living at Pinelands. She carried out home duties.
  • Dora Emma Sperling died in October 1950 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 7 October 1950 in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.

Edmond John Sperling

M, b. 13 February 1914, d. 9 October 1991
  • Edmond John Sperling was born on 13 February 1914 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Frederick Sperling and Annie Fitch.
  • Edmond John Sperling commenced school at Pinelands State School on 24 January 1921. His father was a farmer at Pinelands. His siblings were also enrolled in the school in later years.
  • He enlisted in the Australian Army on 31 May 1941 in Crow's Nest He was living at Crow's Nest at the time he enlisted and gave his father William as his next of kin. His service number was Q103358. He was discharged with the rank of Private on 22 Nov 1945 in the 25th Australian Infantry Battalion.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Crow's Nest. He was a labourer.
  • Edmond John Sperling died on 9 October 1991 at age 77. He never married.
  • He was buried on 10 October 1991 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Eileen Evelyn Sperling

F, b. 27 January 1919, d. 4 October 1993
  • Eileen Evelyn Sperling was born on 27 January 1919.
  • At the age of 19 years, Eileen Evelyn Sperling married Roy Ferdinand Polzin in 1939 in Queensland.
  • On 7 July 1993,her husband, Roy Ferdinand Polzin died at age 76.
  • Eileen Evelyn Sperling died on 4 October 1993 at age 74.
  • She was buried on 7 October 1993 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Eleanorah Sperling

F, b. 1913, d. 6 October 1988

Emilie Auguste Sperling

F, b. 1897, d. 26 April 1973

Emilie Auguste Dora (nee Sperling) Wolski 1897-1973. Photo thanks to Dawn L.

Children of Emilie Auguste Sperling and Hermann Gustav Wolski

Emilie Auguste Wilhelmine Sperling

F, b. 1886, d. 30 August 1982
  • Emilie Auguste Wilhelmine Sperling was born in 1886 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Heinrich Sperling and Eva Schittkowski.
  • Emilie Auguste Wilhelmine Sperling married Christian Puschmann, son of Friedrich Puschmann and Julianna Tabel, circa 1904.
  • On 23 April 1907,Emilie Auguste Wilhelmine Sperling's son, Frederick Puschmann was buried in Douglas Cemetery at age 1.
  • Emilie Auguste Wilhelmine Sperling and Christian Puschmann appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Kleinton. Christian was a farmer and Emilie carried out home duties.
  • On 9 November 1971,her husband, Christian Puschmann died at age 90.
  • Emilie Auguste Wilhelmine Sperling died on 30 August 1982.
  • She was buried in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Children of Emilie Auguste Wilhelmine Sperling and Christian Puschmann