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.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Kitt.
  • Mary Kitt married William Lower, son of John Lower and Jane Banfield, on 10 October 1874 in St Just in Roseland. 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 Falmouth. 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

F

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

Eric David Klease

M, b. 1913, d. 1983
  • Eric David Klease was born in 1913 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke.
  • Eric David Klease was mentioned in the obituary of his father, Herman Frederick William Klease, on 20 August 1928. The Brisbane Courier reported - "Another link with the early history of the district was broken by the death, on July 28, at his residence, at Bergen, of Mr. Herman Frederick William Klease, aged 60 years. The late Mr. Klease had resided at Bergen for the past 40 years. He was born in Germany, but left that country with his parents when he was 5 years of age arriving in Australia in 1872. After residing for a short period in Rockhampton, the family shifted to the Downs, where, at the age of 21, the late Mr. Klease was married to Miss Mary Reinke, and the young couple settled at Bergen, where Mr. Klease had taken up land, on which he had resided ever since. He is survived by a widow and grown-up family of nine sons and two daughters; namely: William (Nambour), Walter (Goombungee), Fred and George (Toowoomba), Richard and Eric (Bergen), Jack (Newcastle), Herman (Meringandan), and Percy (Crow's Nest). The daughters are: Mrs. Fred Richter (Bergen) and Miss Mabel Klease (Bergen); also 27 grandchildren. The funeral took place from the deceased late residence, at Bergen, to the Goombungee Cemetery, where Pastor Prenzier officiated at the grave."
  • Eric David Klease died in 1983 in Queensland.

Frederick Carl Klease

M, b. 1894, d. 1970
  • Frederick Carl Klease was born in 1894 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke.
  • At the age of 21 years, Frederick Carl Klease married Ottile Alwyn Noske, daughter of August Ludwig Noske and Wilhelmina Paulina Patzwald, in 1915 in Queensland.
  • Frederick Carl Klease appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Meringandan. Fred was a farmer.
  • He was mentioned in the obituary of his father, Herman Frederick William Klease, on 20 August 1928. The Brisbane Courier reported - "Another link with the early history of the district was broken by the death, on July 28, at his residence, at Bergen, of Mr. Herman Frederick William Klease, aged 60 years. The late Mr. Klease had resided at Bergen for the past 40 years. He was born in Germany, but left that country with his parents when he was 5 years of age arriving in Australia in 1872. After residing for a short period in Rockhampton, the family shifted to the Downs, where, at the age of 21, the late Mr. Klease was married to Miss Mary Reinke, and the young couple settled at Bergen, where Mr. Klease had taken up land, on which he had resided ever since. He is survived by a widow and grown-up family of nine sons and two daughters; namely: William (Nambour), Walter (Goombungee), Fred and George (Toowoomba), Richard and Eric (Bergen), Jack (Newcastle), Herman (Meringandan), and Percy (Crow's Nest). The daughters are: Mrs. Fred Richter (Bergen) and Miss Mabel Klease (Bergen); also 27 grandchildren. The funeral took place from the deceased late residence, at Bergen, to the Goombungee Cemetery, where Pastor Prenzier officiated at the grave."
  • In 1969,his wife, Ottile Alwyn Noske died in Queensland.
  • Frederick Carl Klease died in 1970 in Queensland.

George Klease

M, b. 20 September 1897, d. 24 March 1961
  • George Klease was born on 20 September 1897 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke.
  • At the age of 21 years, George Klease married Emma Bertha Noske, daughter of August Ludwig Noske and Wilhelmina Paulina Patzwald, in 1919 in Queensland.
  • George Klease was mentioned in the obituary of his father, Herman Frederick William Klease, on 20 August 1928. The Brisbane Courier reported - "Another link with the early history of the district was broken by the death, on July 28, at his residence, at Bergen, of Mr. Herman Frederick William Klease, aged 60 years. The late Mr. Klease had resided at Bergen for the past 40 years. He was born in Germany, but left that country with his parents when he was 5 years of age arriving in Australia in 1872. After residing for a short period in Rockhampton, the family shifted to the Downs, where, at the age of 21, the late Mr. Klease was married to Miss Mary Reinke, and the young couple settled at Bergen, where Mr. Klease had taken up land, on which he had resided ever since. He is survived by a widow and grown-up family of nine sons and two daughters; namely: William (Nambour), Walter (Goombungee), Fred and George (Toowoomba), Richard and Eric (Bergen), Jack (Newcastle), Herman (Meringandan), and Percy (Crow's Nest). The daughters are: Mrs. Fred Richter (Bergen) and Miss Mabel Klease (Bergen); also 27 grandchildren. The funeral took place from the deceased late residence, at Bergen, to the Goombungee Cemetery, where Pastor Prenzier officiated at the grave."
  • George Klease died on 24 March 1961 in Queensland at age 63.
  • He was buried in Beuadesert Cemetery.

Herman Frederick William Klease

M, b. 25 December 1868, d. 28 July 1928
  • Herman Frederick William Klease was born on 25 December 1868 in Pommern, Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany.
  • He was the son of Carl Frederick (Wilhelm) Kliese and Therese Kohlo.
  • Herman Frederick William 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 20 years, 11 months and 24 days, Herman Frederick William Klease married Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke, daughter of Carl Friedrich (Wilhelm) Reinke and Louise Kreatzmann, on 19 December 1889. They settled in Bergen where Herman had taken up land.
  • In 1901 Herman was listed as a farmer of Goombungee in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Goombungee. Hermann was a farmer and Mary carried out domestic duties. An Albert Kliese was also farming at Goombungee.
  • Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Bergen. Herman was a farmer. Son Walter also farmed at Bergen.
  • Herman Frederick William Klease died on 28 July 1928 in Queensland at age 59.
  • He was buried on 29 July 1928 in Goombungee Cemetery.
  • On 20 August 1928 Herman Frederick William Klease's obituary appeared in The Brisbane Courier. It read:- "Another link with the early history of the district was broken by the death, on July 28, at his residence, at Bergen, of Mr. Herman Frederick William Klease, aged 60 years. The late Mr. Klease had resided at Bergen for the past 40 years. He was born in Germany, but left that country with his parents when he was 5 years of age arriving in Australia in 1872. After residing for a short period in Rockhampton, the family shifted to the Downs, where, at the age of 21, the late Mr. Klease was married to Miss Mary Reinke, and the young couple settled at Bergen, where Mr. Klease had taken up land, on which he had resided ever since. He is survived by a widow and grown-up family of nine sons and two daughters; namely: William (Nambour), Walter (Goombungee), Fred and George (Toowoomba), Richard and Eric (Bergen), Jack (Newcastle), Herman (Meringandan), and Percy (Crow's Nest). The daughters are: Mrs. Fred Richter (Bergen) and Miss Mabel Klease (Bergen); also 27 grandchildren. The funeral took place from the deceased late residence, at Bergen, to the Goombungee Cemetery, where Pastor Prenzier officiated at the grave."

Children of Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke

Herman Henry Klease

M, b. 1906, d. 25 November 1969
  • Herman Henry Klease was also known as Herman Henry Kliese.
  • He was born in 1906 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke.
  • At the age of 22 years, Herman Henry Klease married Edna Caroline Richter, daughter of Caroline Richter, in 1928 in Queensland.
  • Herman Henry Klease was mentioned in the obituary of his father, Herman Frederick William Klease, on 20 August 1928. The Brisbane Courier reported - "Another link with the early history of the district was broken by the death, on July 28, at his residence, at Bergen, of Mr. Herman Frederick William Klease, aged 60 years. The late Mr. Klease had resided at Bergen for the past 40 years. He was born in Germany, but left that country with his parents when he was 5 years of age arriving in Australia in 1872. After residing for a short period in Rockhampton, the family shifted to the Downs, where, at the age of 21, the late Mr. Klease was married to Miss Mary Reinke, and the young couple settled at Bergen, where Mr. Klease had taken up land, on which he had resided ever since. He is survived by a widow and grown-up family of nine sons and two daughters; namely: William (Nambour), Walter (Goombungee), Fred and George (Toowoomba), Richard and Eric (Bergen), Jack (Newcastle), Herman (Meringandan), and Percy (Crow's Nest). The daughters are: Mrs. Fred Richter (Bergen) and Miss Mabel Klease (Bergen); also 27 grandchildren. The funeral took place from the deceased late residence, at Bergen, to the Goombungee Cemetery, where Pastor Prenzier officiated at the grave."
  • Herman Henry Klease appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Lillyvale, Meringandan. Herman was a farmer.
  • He and Edna Caroline Richter appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Lilyvale, Meringandan. Henry was a farmer and Edna carried out home duties.
  • Herman Henry Klease died on 25 November 1969.
  • He was buried on 27 November 1969 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

John (Jack) Klease

M, b. 1905
  • John (Jack) Klease was born in 1905 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke.
  • John (Jack) Klease was mentioned in the obituary of his father, Herman Frederick William Klease, on 20 August 1928. The Brisbane Courier reported - "Another link with the early history of the district was broken by the death, on July 28, at his residence, at Bergen, of Mr. Herman Frederick William Klease, aged 60 years. The late Mr. Klease had resided at Bergen for the past 40 years. He was born in Germany, but left that country with his parents when he was 5 years of age arriving in Australia in 1872. After residing for a short period in Rockhampton, the family shifted to the Downs, where, at the age of 21, the late Mr. Klease was married to Miss Mary Reinke, and the young couple settled at Bergen, where Mr. Klease had taken up land, on which he had resided ever since. He is survived by a widow and grown-up family of nine sons and two daughters; namely: William (Nambour), Walter (Goombungee), Fred and George (Toowoomba), Richard and Eric (Bergen), Jack (Newcastle), Herman (Meringandan), and Percy (Crow's Nest). The daughters are: Mrs. Fred Richter (Bergen) and Miss Mabel Klease (Bergen); also 27 grandchildren. The funeral took place from the deceased late residence, at Bergen, to the Goombungee Cemetery, where Pastor Prenzier officiated at the grave."
  • Jack was a barber in Cessnock.

Mabel Mary Klease

F, b. 1911

Martha Theresa Klease

F, b. 1896, d. 2 October 1987
  • Martha Theresa Klease was born in 1896 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke.
  • At the age of 23 years, Martha Theresa Klease married Frederick Richter, son of Rudolph (Alfred) Richter and Caroline Quainton, in 1919 in Queensland.
  • Martha Theresa Klease and Frederick Richter appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Goombungee. Fred was a farmer and Martha carried out home duties.
  • Martha Theresa Klease was mentioned in the obituary of her father, Herman Frederick William Klease, on 20 August 1928. The Brisbane Courier reported - "Another link with the early history of the district was broken by the death, on July 28, at his residence, at Bergen, of Mr. Herman Frederick William Klease, aged 60 years. The late Mr. Klease had resided at Bergen for the past 40 years. He was born in Germany, but left that country with his parents when he was 5 years of age arriving in Australia in 1872. After residing for a short period in Rockhampton, the family shifted to the Downs, where, at the age of 21, the late Mr. Klease was married to Miss Mary Reinke, and the young couple settled at Bergen, where Mr. Klease had taken up land, on which he had resided ever since. He is survived by a widow and grown-up family of nine sons and two daughters; namely: William (Nambour), Walter (Goombungee), Fred and George (Toowoomba), Richard and Eric (Bergen), Jack (Newcastle), Herman (Meringandan), and Percy (Crow's Nest). The daughters are: Mrs. Fred Richter (Bergen) and Miss Mabel Klease (Bergen); also 27 grandchildren. The funeral took place from the deceased late residence, at Bergen, to the Goombungee Cemetery, where Pastor Prenzier officiated at the grave."
  • On 20 March 1978,her husband, Frederick Richter died in Queensland.
  • Martha Theresa Klease died on 2 October 1987 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 5 October 1987 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PLAW4-005-0047.