Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski

M, b. 15 March 1880, d. 1930
  • Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski was born on 15 March 1880 in Hefgen Village, Prussia.
  • He was the son of Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek.
  • Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski immigrated on 21 August 1888 to Queensland with Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek. Johann aged 46, and Eva 43, travelled on the Bulimba with their children Gottfried 9, Auguste 14, Heinrich 7 and the infant Gustav who died on the journey. Their eldest son Wilhelm, remained behind in Germany but later came to Queensland in1893.
  • Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski selected land in 1898 in Djuan. He selected 160 acres, Portion 331v Parish of Djuan.
  • In 1901 Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski lived in Djuan. Henry was listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory as a farmer of Djuan as was his father John and brother William.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. Heinrich was a farmer as were his father John and brother Gottfried.
  • At the age of 25 years, 3 months and 12 days, Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski married Adeline Schilf, daughter of Jacob Johann Schilf and Anna Rosa (Rosa) Duminski, on 27 June 1905 in Haden, Queensland. They settled on land adjacent to Heinrich's fathers property at Djuan. They raised seven boys and three girls.
  • Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski and Adeline Schilf appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Djuan. Heinrich was a farmer and Adeline carried out domestic dutiies. Heinrich's brother Gottfried also farmed in the area.
  • Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski died in 1930 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 6 January 1930 in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Nutgrove. He was a farmer.

Children of Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski and Adeline Schilf

Heinrich Gustav Wolski

M, b. 1904, d. 6 September 1984
  • Heinrich Gustav Wolski was born in 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • At the age of 36 years, Heinrich Gustav Wolski married Edna Elizabeth Reichle in 1940 in Queensland.
  • Heinrich Gustav Wolski died on 6 September 1984 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 10 September 1984 in Millmerran Cemetery. PROT3-00I-0014.

Heinrich Gustav Wolski

M, b. 24 March 1884, d. 21 June 1963
  • Heinrich Gustav Wolski was also known as Pagel.
  • He was born on 24 March 1884 in Meringandan, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke.
  • At the age of 28 years and 10 days, Heinrich Gustav Wolski married Margaret Florence Richardson on 3 April 1912 in Murwillumbah, New South Wales.
  • Heinrich Gustav Wolski and Margaret Florence Richardson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Djuan. Heinrich was a farmer and Margaret carried out domestic duties.
  • Heinrich Gustav Wolski died on 21 June 1963 in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 79.
  • He was buried in Woombye Cemetery.

Herbert Wolski

M, b. 1905

Hermann Gustav Wolski

M, b. 24 December 1893, d. 20 September 1960

Herman Gustav Wolski 1893-1960. Taken 1959, Photo thanks to Dawn L.

  • Hermann Gustav Wolski was born on 24 December 1893 in Gowrie Flat, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • At the age of 23 years and 24 days, Hermann Gustav Wolski married Emilie Auguste Sperling, daughter of William Sperling and Wilhelmine Caroline Welke, on 17 January 1917 in Djuan, Queensland. They had a total of 12 children.
  • On 27 January 1925Hermann Gustav Wolski enrolled his daughters Ruby Vera Wolski and Elma Lillian (Ellie) Wolski in Pinelands State School. Their father was a farmer at Pinelands. The children's siblings attended the school in later years.
  • Hermann Gustav Wolski and Emilie Auguste Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1936 living at Pinelands. They were both farmers.
  • Hermann Gustav Wolski and Emilie Auguste Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Pinelands. Hermann was a farmer.
  • Hermann Gustav Wolski died on 20 September 1960 in Oakey, Queensland, at age 66.

Children of Hermann Gustav Wolski and Emilie Auguste Sperling

Ida Theresa Wolski

F, b. 18 May 1890, d. 25 April 1967
  • Ida Theresa Wolski was born on 18 May 1890 in Meringandan, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke.
  • At the age of 20 years, Ida Theresa Wolski married John (Jack) Lowien, son of Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel, in 1911 in Queensland. They lived on his parent's farm at Meringandan with his widowed mother Louisa. They raised poultry in later life and when they retired Eric took over the farm.
  • On 8 August 1926,their son, Max Harry Lowien died in Queensland. He was accidentally killed as reported by The Richmond Express :-
    “ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING. BOY SHOT DEAD BY HIS BROTHER
    A Toowoomba message reports: A tragic shooting accident, which resulted in the death of a young boy, Max Lowien, aged 101/2 years, occurred at Meringandan.
    Max Lowien and his brother, Roy, aged 14 1/2; years, had been playing with a pea rifle during the morning, and shortly after 4 o'clock on Sunday afternoon they left him to bring in the cows. There was in the house a 22 calibre revolver, and the boys must have taken this. They had just left the house, and were only a few paces from the front gate, when Max was seen to fall. His uncle, who was driving along the road, asked what was wrong with Max, and the elder boy answered, 'Nothing.' His uncle got off the trap, and went to the boy, who was bleeding, and had been shot just over tho heart. Death was instantaneous. The older boy said he was not aware that he had discharged the revolver, but becoming frightened, he threw the weapon away. Later, he showed Constable Johnson, of Meringandan, where the revolver was. The shooting, it is stated, was quiet accidental."
  • In August 1926,Ida Theresa Wolski's son, Max Harry Lowien was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.
  • On 22 April 1953,her husband, John (Jack) Lowien died in Queensland.
  • Ida Theresa Wolski died on 25 April 1967 in Queensland at age 76.
  • She was buried on 26 April 1967 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Ida Theresa Wolski and John (Jack) Lowien

Johann August Wolski

M, b. 1904, d. 4 January 1942

Johann August Wolski

M, b. 24 November 1840, d. 1 December 1910
  • Johann August Wolski was born on 24 November 1840 in Minstenberg, Germany. He was the son of Michael Wolski and Christine Glume.
  • He was the son of Michael Wolski and Christine Glume.
  • At the age of 24 years, Johann August Wolski married Eva Ronionek in 1865 in Boden, Stuben, Germany.
  • Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek immigrated to Queensland on 21 August 1888. Johann aged 46, and Eva 43, travelled on the Bulimba with their children Gottfried 9, Auguste 14, Heinrich 7 and the infant Gustav who died on the journey. Their eldest son Wilhelm, remained behind in Germany but later came to Queensland in1893.
  • Johann August Wolski selected land in 1890 in Djuan. He chose 160 acres Portion 88v, Parish of Djuan.
  • In 1901, Johann August Wolski and Wilhelm Wolski lived in Djuan. Wilhelm, Henry and John were listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory farmers of Djuan.
  • Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. John was a farmer as were their sons Gottfried and Heinrich.
  • Johann August Wolski died on 1 December 1910 in Djuan at age 70.
  • He was buried on 3 December 1910 in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.
  • In 1978 a descendant of Johann and Eva wrote the following (sic):-
    "Johann and Eva Wolski, who were originally of Polish descent, became German citizens owing to the capture of part of Poland during a War between those two countries.
    In the year 1885 the couple and their family migrated to Australia and first lived at Highfields for about fifteen months. They then selected 160 acres of land at Djuan where they lived for the rest of their lives. The four children of the family were all born in Germany - Wilhelm, Gottfried, Heinrich and Earnestina.

    Wilhelm, who married Caralone Morgenstern before coming to this country selected land at Upper Djuan and engaged in farming including dairying, pig raising, maize, wheat and potato growing. They reared a family of five boys and five girls.

    Gottfried Wolski who was married at Douglas to Elsie Morgenstern carried on the property previously selected by his father and engaged in the same type of farming as his elder brother, this being the main industries in those days. They raised a family of five boys and three girls.

    Heinrich was married to Lena Schilf of Haden and settled on land adjacent to his father where he also carried on similar lines as his two brothers. They raised a family of seven boys and three girls.

    Earnestina was married to Gustav Graf before coming to this country
    and also lived in the Djuan area.

    The total descendants of the original couple of Johann and Eva Wolski would be approximately 376 and are engaged in a wide range of occupations in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. The majority were keen sportsmen particularly tennis, cricket, and football and table-tennis.
    R. Wolski"

    NOTE:- There are a few errors in the above - Johann and Eva arrived in 1888 not 1885; Ernestina married Gustav Graf in 1891 in Queensland not in Germany.

Children of Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek

Lena Bertha Wolski

F, b. 1899, d. 4 August 1966
  • Lena Bertha Wolski was born in 1899 in Queensland. She never married.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • Lena Bertha Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1936 living at Djuan. Lena carried out home duties. She most likely lived with her parents.
  • Lena Bertha Wolski died on 4 August 1966.
  • She was buried on 5 August 1966 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Leslie Wolski

M, b. 19 May 1909

Margaret Annie Wolski

F, b. 1905, d. 30 July 1988

Marie Wolski

F, b. 22 August 1866, d. 1866

Marie Pauline Wolski

F, b. 12 October 1876, d. 1952
  • Marie Pauline Wolski was born on 12 October 1876 in Prussia.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke.
  • Marie Pauline Wolski immigrated on 3 February 1881 to Queensland with Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke. Wilhelm 36 and Marie 35, travelled from Germany on the Earl Dalhouse with their four children Wilhelmine 6, Pauline 3 , Marie 4, and infant Auguste. Wilhelm's brother Johann followed them in 1888.
  • At the age of 20 years, Marie Pauline Wolski married Johann Peters, son of Hans Jacob Wilhelm Peters and Margaretha Christina Wieden, in 1897 in Queensland.
  • On 28 October 1950,her husband, Johann Peters died in Brisbane, Queensland, at age 73.
  • Marie Pauline Wolski died in 1952 in Queensland.

Children of Marie Pauline Wolski and Johann Peters

Martha Caroline Wolski

F, b. 1906, d. 1977
  • Martha Caroline Wolski was born in 1906 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • Martha Caroline Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Djuan. She carried out home duties and most likely lived with her parents.
  • At the age of 34 years, Martha Caroline Wolski married Reginald Ernest Stevens in 1940 in Queensland.
  • Martha Caroline Wolski died in 1977 in Queensland.

Michael Wolski

M, b. circa 1810
  • Michael Wolski was born circa 1810.
  • Michael Wolski married Christine Glume circa 1835.

Children of Michael Wolski and Christine Glume

Oscar Carl Wolski

M, b. 1900
  • Oscar Carl Wolski was born in 1900 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • At the age of 27 years, Oscar Carl Wolski married Elsie Liesch in 1927 in Queensland.

Otto Ferdinand Wolski

M, b. 1882, d. 1951
  • Otto Ferdinand Wolski was born in 1882 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke.
  • Otto Ferdinand Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll with Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke in 1908 in Meringandan. Wilhelm was a farmer. Their son Otto was a labourer.
  • Otto Ferdinand Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Djuan. He was a farmer.
  • He and Emilie Helena Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Meringandan. Otto was a labourer and his sister Emilie carried out home duties.
  • Otto Ferdinand Wolski died in 1951 in Queensland.

Paulina Wolski

F, b. 1908, d. 31 July 1992
  • Paulina Wolski was born in 1908 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • Paulina Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Djuan. She carried out home duties.
  • Paulina Wolski died on 31 July 1992.
  • She was buried on 4 August 1992 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. LAWS1-00L-0002.

Pauline Louisa Wolski

F, b. 1878, d. 1944
  • Pauline Louisa Wolski was born in 1878 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke.
  • Pauline Louisa Wolski immigrated on 3 February 1881 to Queensland with Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke. Wilhelm 36 and Marie 35, travelled from Germany on the Earl Dalhouse with their four children Wilhelmine 6, Pauline 3 , Marie 4, and infant Auguste. Wilhelm's brother Johann followed them in 1888.
  • Pauline Louisa Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Wolski Farm, Meringandan. She lived on the farm with her parents, Wilhelm and Marie.
  • Pauline Louisa Wolski died in 1944 in Brisbane, Queensland.

Raymond Wolski

M, b. 26 May 1917, d. 20 April 2002
  • Raymond Wolski was born on 26 May 1917 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Gottfried (Fred) Wolski and Elisea Morgenstern.
  • Raymond Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Djuan. He was a farmer.
  • Raymond Wolski died on 20 April 2002 at age 84.
  • He was buried on 30 April 2002 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. LAWS1-00U-0004.

Ruby Vera Wolski

F, b. 6 June 1918, d. 10 January 1989
  • Ruby Vera Wolski was born on 6 June 1918.
  • She was the daughter of Hermann Gustav Wolski and Emilie Auguste Sperling.
  • Ruby Vera Wolski commenced school at Pinelands State School on 27 January 1925. Their father was a farmer at Pinelands. The children's siblings attended the school in later years.
  • Ruby Vera Wolski died on 10 January 1989 in Toowoomba at age 70.

Sylvie Ivy Wolski

F, b. 1914
  • Sylvie Ivy Wolski was born in 1914 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Gottfried (Fred) Wolski and Elisea Morgenstern.
  • Sylvie Ivy Wolski and Victor Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Djuan. He was a farmer. His father and brother Conrad also farmed in the area. Sylvia most likely lived with her parents.

Theodore (Ted) Wolski

M, b. 19 October 1912, d. 7 December 2005
  • Theodore (Ted) Wolski was born on 19 October 1912 in Haden, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski and Adeline Schilf.
  • Theodore (Ted) Wolski and Adeline Schilf appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Djuan. She carried out domestic duties. Her son Theodore was a farmer.
  • Theodore (Ted) Wolski enlisted in the Australian Army on 15 May 1941 in Toowoomba. He was living at Toowoomba at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as Ruby Wolski. He was discharged on 5 March 1942 with the rank of Private in the 25th Battalion.
  • At the age of 29 years, 3 months and 16 days, Theodore (Ted) Wolski married Ruby Vietheer, daughter of Michael Vietheer and Anna Margaretha Gulk, on 4 February 1942 in St John's Lutheran Church, Toowoomba. Ted and Ruby moved to Toowoomba where he was employed by the railway.
  • Theodore (Ted) Wolski died on 7 December 2005 in Toowoomba at age 93.

Victor Wolski

M, b. 19 September 1912, d. 27 October 1990
  • Victor Wolski was born on 19 September 1912 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Gottfried (Fred) Wolski and Elisea Morgenstern.
  • Victor Wolski and Sylvie Ivy Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Djuan. He was a farmer. His father and brother Conrad also farmed in the area. Sylvia most likely lived with her parents.
  • Victor Wolski died on 27 October 1990 at age 78.
  • He was buried in Yarraman Cemetery.

Wilhelm Wolski

M, b. 4 October 1868, d. 8 January 1950
  • Wilhelm Wolski was also known as Frederick Wilhelm or Fred.
  • He was born on 4 October 1868 in Christburg, Prussia.
  • He was the son of Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek.
  • At the age of 24 years, 5 months and 30 days, Wilhelm Wolski married Karoline Morgenstern, daughter of David Morgenstern and Guistene (Justine) Bischoff, on 3 April 1893 in Prussia.
  • Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern immigrated to Queensland on 22 April 1893. Wilhelm 25 and Caroline 27 departed from Hamburg on 22 April 1893 bound for Sydney on the Stassfurt. Wilhelm was listed a waiter from Berlin. Wilhelm's parents Johann and Eva and his brothers and sister had immigrated in 1888 and settled at Djuan near Haden. On arrival in Queensland Wilhelm and Karoline or Caroline joined his parents at Djuan.
  • Wilhelm Wolski selected land in 1895 in Djuan. He selected 160 acres, Portion 156v, Parish of Djuan.
  • He and Karoline Morgenstern appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Bergen. William was a farmer.
  • Wilhelm Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Bergen. Frederick Wilhelm (as he appeared on the roll) was a farmer, and Karoline carried out home duties.
  • He and Karoline Morgenstern appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Murra Murra. Wilhelm was a farmer.
  • Wilhelm Wolski died on 8 January 1950 in Queensland at age 81. NOTE: His death registration is dated 1950, and the information held by the Toowoomba City Council shows he was buried in 1950, but the date inscribed on his grave marker is 8 Jan 1949.
  • He was buried on 10 January 1950 in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.

Children of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern

Wilhelm Wolski

M, b. 1845, d. 16 October 1924
  • Wilhelm Wolski was born in 1845 in Christburg, Prussia.
  • He was the son of Michael Wolski and Christine Glume.
  • Wilhelm Wolski married Marie Schimke circa 1875 in Germany.
  • Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke immigrated to Queensland on 3 February 1881. Wilhelm 36 and Marie 35, travelled from Germany on the Earl Dalhouse with their four children Wilhelmine 6, Pauline 3 , Marie 4, and infant Auguste. Wilhelm's brother Johann followed them in 1888.
  • In 1901, Wilhelm Wolski and Johann August Wolski lived in Djuan. Wilhelm, Henry and John were listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory farmers of Djuan.
  • Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Meringandan. Wilhelm was a farmer. Their son Otto was a labourer.
  • Wilhelm Wolski died on 16 October 1924 in Toowoomba, Queensland.

Children of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke

Wilhelmine Wolski

F, b. 24 August 1874, d. 10 October 1944
  • Wilhelmine Wolski was born on 24 August 1874 in West Prussia.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke.
  • Wilhelmine Wolski immigrated on 3 February 1881 to Queensland with Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke. Wilhelm 36 and Marie 35, travelled from Germany on the Earl Dalhouse with their four children Wilhelmine 6, Pauline 3 , Marie 4, and infant Auguste. Wilhelm's brother Johann followed them in 1888.
  • At the age of 17 years, 9 months and 15 days, Wilhelmine Wolski married Wilhelm Heinrich Peters, son of Hans Jacob Wilhelm Peters and Margaretha Christina Wieden, on 8 June 1892 in Queensland.
  • Wilhelmine Wolski and Marie Schimke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Wolski Farm, Meringandan. Wilhelm was a farmer and Maria carried out home duties. Their daughter Pauline also lived on the farm.
  • On 5 August 1939,her husband, Wilhelm Heinrich Peters died in Queensland.
  • Wilhelmine Wolski died on 10 October 1944 in Meringandan, Queensland, at age 70.
  • She was buried on 17 October 1944 in Meringandan, Queensland.

Child of Wilhelmine Wolski and Wilhelm Heinrich Peters

Wilhelmine Wolski

F, b. 13 April 1870, d. 29 November 1878
  • Wilhelmine Wolski was born on 13 April 1870 in Prussia.
  • She was the daughter of Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek.
  • Wilhelmine Wolski died on 29 November 1878 in Prussia at age 8.

Wilhelmine Louise Wolter

F, b. 1 June 1866, d. 31 July 1905
  • Wilhelmine Louise Wolter was born on 1 June 1866. She was the daughter of      Ludwig Wolter and Wilhelmine Louise Lange.
  • Wilhelmine Louise Wolter married Ernst Eduard Briese, son of Ernst Briese and Wilhelmina Pacholke, circa 1890.
  • Wilhelmine Louise Wolter and Ernst Eduard Briese immigrated on 30 September 1899. Ernest 36, and Wilhelmine 33, travelled on the "Duke of Fife" with their three children Minna 7, Paul 4, and infant Emma. Ernst brother August had arrived in Queensland two weeks earlier.
  • On 10 September 1902,Wilhelmine Louise Wolter's son, Ernest Heinrich Briese was buried in Douglas Cemetery.
  • Wilhelmine Louise Wolter died on 31 July 1905 in Queensland at age 39. She may have died in childbirth as their son Gustav died an infant.
  • She was buried on 2 August 1905 in Douglas Cemetery.

Children of Wilhelmine Louise Wolter and Ernst Eduard Briese

Agnes Lillian Wood

F, b. 1914