John Frederick Wecker

M, b. circa 1832, d. 1869
  • John Frederick Wecker was born circa 1832.
  • He was the son of Michael Wecker and Catherine Heinrich.
  • John Frederick Wecker married Rosina Gottliebin Walter circa 1859.
  • John Frederick Wecker and Rosina Gottliebin Walter immigrated to Moreton Bay on 31 July 1862. Frederick, 30 and Gottlebin 25 travelled on the La Rochelle with their 11 year old nephew Michael and a Caroline Wecker from Wurtenberg.
  • John Frederick Weckerpossibly died in 1869 in Brisbane, Queensland. There is a death registration for a Frederick Weekes for that year, although no parent's names are given and the age is given as 30.

Children of John Frederick Wecker and Rosina Gottliebin Walter

Joseph Frederick Aldoph Wecker

M, b. 1884, d. 1934
  • Joseph Frederick Aldoph Wecker was born in 1884 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Michael Johann Wecker and Emma Amelia Kohler.
  • At the age of 28 years, Joseph Frederick Aldoph Wecker married Mary Margaret Fahey in 1912 in Brisbane, Queensland. They were married by Joseph's brother Johann August Wecker.
  • In 1924,his wife, Mary Margaret Fahey died in Queensland.
  • Joseph Frederick Aldoph Wecker died in 1934 in Queensland.

Katherina Wecker

F, b. 1865, d. 1865

Leslie Edward Wecker

M, b. 9 July 1909, d. after 1964
  • Leslie Edward Wecker was born on 9 July 1909 in Maryborough, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Edward Julius Wecker and Martha Margaretha Gulk.
  • Leslie Edward Wecker enlisted in the Australian Army on 21 July 1941 in Brisbane Leslie's service number was QX22428 and he gave his brother Wesley as his next of kin. He was living at Tingoora at the time he enlisted. He was discharged with the rank of Trooper in the 11th REINFTS 7 DIV CAV REGT on 4 March 1944.
  • Leslie Edward Wecker died after 1964.
  • He was buried in Tingoora Cemetery. He is buried in the same cemetery as his mother.

Leslie George Wecker

M, b. 1903, d. December 1903
  • Leslie George Wecker was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Heinrich Wecker and Margaret Johnson.
  • Leslie George Wecker died in December 1903 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 24 December 1903 in Pittsworth Cemetery.

Lilian Dorothea Wecker

F, b. 1904, d. 1905

Louise Wecker

F, b. 1897, d. 1979

Mabel Evelyn Wecker

F, b. 1 January 1916
  • Mabel Evelyn Wecker was born on 1 January 1916. (Birth year may not be correct.)
  • She was the daughter of Frederick Charles Wecker Senior and Anna Dorothea Spies.
  • At the age of 20 years, Mabel Evelyn Wecker married John Lambert Greaves in 1936 in Queensland.

Magdalene Rosine Wecker

F, b. 15 January 1891, d. 7 June 1990
  • Magdalene Rosine Wecker was born on 15 January 1891 in Toowoomba, Queensland. She was a twin to Catherina Emiline.
  • She was the daughter of Michael Johann Wecker and Emma Amelia Kohler.
  • At the age of 22 years, Magdalene Rosine Wecker married Herbert Charles Witte in 1914 in Queensland.
  • On 13 July 1975,her husband, Herbert Charles Witte died in Queensland at age 87.
  • Magdalene Rosine Wecker died on 7 June 1990 in Toowoomba at age 99.

Maggie Wecker

F, b. 1908

Margaretha Catherina Wecker

F, b. 1875, d. 4 August 1876
  • Margaretha Catherina Wecker was born in 1875 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George Wecker and Elizabeth Mengel.
  • Margaretha Catherina Wecker died on 4 August 1876 in Queensland. She was nine months old.
  • She was buried on 6 August 1876 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Maria Wecker

F, b. 1857, d. 1857

Matilda Emily Wecker

F, b. 23 March 1895, d. February 1949
  • Matilda Emily Wecker was born on 23 March 1895 in Toowoomba, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Michael Johann Wecker and Emma Amelia Kohler.
  • At the age of 36 years, 7 months and 19 days, Matilda Emily Wecker married Robert Edward Doolin on 11 November 1931 in Queensland.
  • Matilda Emily Wecker died in February 1949 in Mt Gravatt, Brisbane, at age 53.

Michael Wecker

M, b. circa 1800
  • Michael Wecker was born circa 1800.
  • Michael Wecker married Catherine Heinrich on 17 January 1821 in Germany.

Children of Michael Wecker and Catherine Heinrich

Michael Johann Wecker

M, b. 1851, d. 20 March 1935
  • Michael Johann Wecker was born in 1851 in Friedsrichsruhe, Wurtemburg, Germany. He's parentage on some documents is given as Michael Wecker and Magdelina Wecker. It is possible that this Michael Wecker is the same person who immigrated to Australia in 1856 on the John Caesar under the name of Michael Wecker, but then was known as George Wecker.
  • He was the son of George Wecker.
  • Michael Johann Wecker immigrated on 31 July 1862 to Moreton Bay with John Frederick Wecker and Rosina Gottliebin Walter. Frederick, 30 and Gottlebin 25 travelled on the La Rochelle with their 11 year old nephew Michael and a Caroline Wecker from Wurtenberg.
  • At the age of 26 years, Michael Johann Wecker married Emma Amelia Kohler, daughter of August Keller and Minnie Unknown, on 28 July 1877 in Brisbane, Queensland.
  • On 10 April 1878,Michael Johann Wecker's son, Unamed Wecker was buried in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery, Queensland.
  • On 1 January 1899 Michael Wecker was paying 12 pound a year for the selection - Portion 43V at Emu Creek (640acres) and was in his 7th year. This land was later purchased by Egbert Maddern.
  • On 29 October 1902,his son, William August Wecker died in Pinelands, Crow's Nest. The Courier Mail reported-
    The Commissioner has also received a report from the police at Crow's Nest regarding an inquiry into the death of William A. Wecker, who was accidentally killed at Pinelands on 29th October. Wecker was 22 years of age, a labourer, residing with his parents at Djuan. Deceased and a brother were splitting fencing material, when a large log fell on him, killing him instantly.
  • Michael Johann Wecker and Emma Amelia Kohler appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan, Crow's Nest. Michael senior was a farmer, as was his son Michael who also lived at Djuan. Emma carried out home duties. Their son Edward was a labourer at Djuan.
  • In 1907 The Brisbane Courier mentioned in an article that three of Michael's allottments 20-23 in Wecker Estate had been sold.
  • Michael Johann Wecker was listed as the next of kin of Johann August Wecker when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 27 October 1914 in Brisbane. John's service number was 503. He was an insurance clerk. His father Michael was listed as his next of kin and lived at Yeulba. He was 31 years old, single and enlisted as a Private in the 2nd Light Horse Field Ambulance. He embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 15 December 1914 and returned to Australia 4 October 1918 after serving in Egypt and Gibralter.
  • Michael Johann Wecker died on 20 March 1935 in Elliott Street, Woolloongabba. The Courier Mail reported on 22 March 1935 - "MISSING TWO DAYS
    Old Man Found Dead in Bathroom
    Michael John Wecker (84), who was last seen by neighbours on Tuesday morning, was found dead yesterday in the bathroom of his home at Elliott Street, off Park Road, Woolloongabba. Wecker, who had lived by himself for some years, had been in indifferent health for several months. Earlier in the week he had complained to neighbours of a severe pain around his heart, and had declared his intention of getting medical aid. It was not until yesterday that residents in the vicinity recalled that the old man had not been seen about for a day or two. Becoming anxious they notified Mr. H. Cavell, an ambulance bearer, who lives in the same street. Mr. Cavell found Wecker dead on the floor of the bathroom. Death had apparently taken place about two days previously. Wecker, who was of German descent, had resided in the district for about 70 years. He was a married man with a family of 15 children. Of the family seven are living, the oldest being 60 years of age."
  • He was buried on 22 March 1935 in Balmoral Cemetery.

Children of Michael Johann Wecker and Emma Amelia Kohler

Michael John Wecker

M, b. circa 1880, d. October 1967
  • Michael John Wecker was also known as Johann Michael Wecker.
  • He was born circa 1880 in Queensland. (the record has been amended.)
  • He was the son of Michael Johann Wecker and Emma Amelia Kohler.
  • In 1901 Michael John Wecker lived in Djuan. Michael (surname spelt Wheeker) was listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory as a farmer of Djuan.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan, Crow's Nest. Michael was listed as a farmer. His parents Michael snr and Emma also farmed at Djuan at the time, and his brother Edward was a labourer.
  • Michael John Wecker married Greta Gulk, daughter of Hans Gulk and Wilhelimine Santowski, in 1905 in Queensland. Michael and Greta moved to the Wondai/Tingoora district sometime in early 1900. His brother Edward and his wife also moved there.
  • In May 1920,Michael John Wecker's daughter, Evelyn Grace Wecker was buried in Tingoora Cemetery. Tingoora is between Kingaroy and Wondai.
  • In January 1954,his wife, Greta Gulk died in Queensland.
  • Michael John Wecker died in October 1967. He lived at Boondoomba at the time of his death.
  • He was buried on 26 October 1967 in Taabinga Cemetery, Kingaroy.

Child of Michael John Wecker and Greta Gulk

Minnie Wecker

F, b. 1887, d. 1905

Olive Ruth Wecker

F, b. 1904

Peter Wecker

M, b. 1898, d. 1898

Rosina Gottliebin Wecker

F, b. 1863, d. 1867

Ruth Wecker

F, b. 1911

Stella Beatrice Wecker

F, b. 1898

Sylvia Wecker

F, b. 1917, d. 8 May 1968
  • Sylvia Wecker was born in 1917.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Carl (Charles) Wecker and Maria Peters.
  • Sylvia Wecker died on 8 May 1968.
  • She was buried on 10 May 1968 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Theodore Franz Wecker

M, b. 1893, d. 1908

Theresa Sophia Wecker

F, b. 1900

Unamed Wecker

M, b. 9 April 1878, d. 9 April 1878
  • Unamed Wecker died on 9 April 1878 in Queensland. He lived 30 minutes.
  • He was born on 9 April 1878 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 10 April 1878 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Michael Johann Wecker and Emma Amelia Kohler.

Unamed Wecker

F, b. 1889

Vera Isabella Wecker

F, b. 1905

Victor Edward Wecker

M, b. 2 February 1900, d. 6 February 1978

Walter Leslie Wecker

M, b. 1900, d. 1908