Magdelina (Helene) Kahler

F, b. 1836, d. 5 March 1887
  • Magdelina (Helene) Kahler was born in 1836 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Heinrich (Henry) Kahler and Elizabeth Faust.
  • Magdelina (Helene) Kahler immigrated on 31 July 1862 to Moreton Bay with Heinrich (Henry) Kahler and Elizabeth Kahler. Heinrich aged 32, and Elizabeth aged 34 and their children Elizabeth aged 7, Johann 4 and Heinrich an infant travelled on the La Rochelle which departed Hamburg on 28 April 1862 and arrived in Brisbane on 31 July 1862. Heinrich's younger brother Johann Jost aged 25 and his sister Helene aged 31 also travelled with the family. In her application for naturalization Heinrich and Elizabeth's daughter Elizabeth stated that she had arrived in Brisbane from Germany on the La Rochelle on 7 July 1861.

    The family was from Niederaphe,
    Kurhessen in Germany.
    Henry was a well know blacksmith in Cabarlah.

  • At the age of 26 years, Magdelina (Helene) Kahler married Christian Phillip (Phillip) Abel on 6 August 1862 in Queensland. Her marriage to Phillip just a few days after her arrival suggests he was eitheron the same ship as Helene, or they had known each other in Germany. They had a number of children.
  • Magdelina (Helene) Kahler died on 5 March 1887 in Queensland.

Children of Magdelina (Helene) Kahler and Christian Phillip (Phillip) Abel

Margaret Evelyn Caroline Kahler

F, b. 1907, d. 29 March 1990
  • Margaret Evelyn Caroline Kahler was born in 1907 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Henry Kahler and Wiebke Margaretha (Margaret) Ramke.
  • Margaret Evelyn Caroline Kahler appeared on the Electoral Roll with Henry Kahler in 1926 in Geham. Henry was a farmer and his daughters Hannah and Margaret carried out home duties. Margaret gave her address as Myrtle Grove. Son James was also a farmer at Geham.
  • At the age of 23 years, Margaret Evelyn Caroline Kahler married Eric Luke in 1930 in Queensland.
  • Margaret Evelyn Caroline Kahler died on 29 March 1990.
  • Margaret was buried on 2 April 1990 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. CE5A-011-0002 - She is buried with her husband Eric who died on 16 Jan 1967.

Margaret Florentina Kahler

F, b. 1910
  • Margaret Florentina Kahler was born in 1910 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of George Ernest Kahler and Alvina Florentina Trost.
  • Margaret Florentina Kahler appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Mt Luke. She carried out home duties.

Mary Louisa Kahler

F, b. 1 July 1876, d. 8 January 1879
  • Mary Louisa Kahler was born on 1 July 1876 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Jost Joseph Kahler and Marie Louise Schmaling.
  • Mary Louisa Kahler died on 8 January 1879 in Queensland at age 2.
  • Mary was buried in 1879 in Cabarlah.
    Lone Grave of Johan, Pauline and Mary Kahler, children of Johann and Maria Kahler on Donovan Road, Cabarlah

Matilda May Kahler

F, b. 1896, d. 1969
  • Matilda May Kahler was born in 1896 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Henry Kahler and Wiebke Margaretha (Margaret) Ramke.
  • At the age of 28 years, Matilda May Kahler married John Sebastian Harper in 1924, in Queensland.
  • Matilda May Kahler died in 1969 in Queensland.

Maud May Kahler

F, b. 1911

Melvyn Thomas Kahler

M, b. 10 January 1927, d. 17 February 1992
  • Melvyn Thomas Kahler was born on 10 January 1927.
  • He was the son of Thomas Henry Kahler and Minnie Weed Short.
  • In 1928,Melvyn Thomas Kahler's mother, Minnie Weed Short died in Queensland. Her cause of death was rheumatic fever, nephritis and uraemia. After her death the children were sent to live with Thomas' sister Hannah at Geham where they attended the Geham State School.
  • Melvyn Thomas Kahler married Eileen Maud Lovell, daughter of Sidney James Lovell and Vera May Ezzy, circa 1950. Both Mervyn and Eileen attended Geham State School.
  • Melvyn Thomas Kahler and Eileen Maud Lovell appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Campbell Street, Millmerran. Mervyn was a ganger.
  • Melvyn Thomas Kahler died on 17 February 1992 at age 65.
  • Melvyn was buried in Garden of Remembrance, Toowoomba.

Mervyn Percy Kahler

M, b. 1922, d. 11 October 2015
  • Mervyn Percy Kahler was born in 1922.
  • Mervyn Percy Kahler died on 11 October 2015. He was formerly of Geham.
  • Mervyn was buried on 15 October 2015 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Michael John Kahler

M, b. circa 1900, d. 1968

Nellie Ada Kahler

F, b. 1902, d. 14 April 1978
  • Nellie Ada Kahler was born in 1902 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Joseph Phillip Kahler and Ann Hebbel.
  • The following article appeared in the The Brisbane Courier on 30 December 1909. " TOOWOOMBA. December 30. Nellie Kahler, aged 8 years, living at , Geham, was getting into a cart to come into Toowoomba, when she slipped and fell. The horse started, and the wheel of the cart passed over her left leg fracturing her thigh. The Ambulance Brigade journeyed out by road and brought the girl to the Toowoomba Hospital."
  • On 10 April 1925 Nellie was registered as a teacher.
  • At the age of 23 years, Nellie Ada Kahler married Herbert George Bormann, son of Friedrick Bormann and Wilhelmina Utschink, in June 1925 in Geham, Queensland. Their marriage was reported in The Queenslander on 13 June 1925 - "A picturesque Wedding was celebrated at Geham recently. When Miss Nellie Ada Kahler (only daughter of Mr. and Mrs.J.P Kahler of Ivydale Geham) was married to Mr. Herbert George Borman (Calaborma, Cawdor). The ceremony which was performed by the Rev. A.M. Martin (Toowoomba), assisted by the Rev. A. W. Cossart, took place at the Geham Presbyterian Church, which had been artistically decorated with ferns and flowers. Asparagus plumbous and pink and white roses were arranged on the rostrum and stairs, and ribbon streamers twined with asparagus fern held a white and silver flower decked wedding bell over the bridal party. The service was fully choral. Mrs. N. C. Hansen presided at the organ, and during the signing of the register the children the Presbyterian Sunday School (of which the bride was a teacher) sang "O Perfect Love" The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a sleeveless gown of pearl white martiette, finished with pointed panels embroidered with coral pearl beads. An embroidered court train of the same material, lined with coral satin, fell from the shoulders, and was caught at one side with a large white satin bow and touches of silver. She wore a veil of white tulle embroidered in silver thread and caught under a coronet of orange blossom, and carried a sheaf of arum lilies and fern. Mr. Fred. Borman (brother of the bridegroom) was best man, and Messer's. Richard and Joseph Kahler were groomsmen. After the ceremony a reception was held at Ivydale, the home of the bride's parents, at Geham. Subsequently Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Borman left for Sydney and the Blue Mountains, where the honeymoon will be spent; the bride's travelling dress was a tailored suit of nigger brown gabardine, trimmed with brown fur, and a small felt hat."
  • In November 1950,Nellie Ada Kahler's mother, Ann Hebbel died in Queensland. Her funeral notice appeared in The Brisbane Courier on 21 Nov 1950. It read:- " KAHLER.— Relatives and Friends of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Borman, Cawdor, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. P. Kahler. Gympie. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Kahler. Ipswich, Mr and Mrs. I. N. Kahler, Geham. Sgt. L. C. Kahler, Charleville. and Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Kahler, Gatton, are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their late beloved Mother, Mother-in law, and Grandmother, Anna Kahler relict of the late J. P. Kahler, Ivydale, Geham, which is appointed to leave from the resldence of Mr. and Mrs. H G. Borman, Cawdor, after service commencing at II a.m., This Day (Tuesday) for the Cabarlah Cemetery. T. S. BURSTOW. Funeral Director."
  • On 16 September 1965,her husband, Herbert George Bormann died in Queensland.
  • Nellie Ada Kahler died on 14 April 1978 in Queensland.
  • Nellie was buried on 17 April 1978 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Norman Ferdinand (Nobby) Kahler

M, b. 1905, d. 10 July 1986

Children of Norman Ferdinand (Nobby) Kahler and Elizabeth Busiko

Pauline Wilhelmine Kahler

F, b. circa 1873, d. 24 December 1877
  • Pauline Wilhelmine Kahler was born circa 1873.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Jost Joseph Kahler and Marie Louise Schmaling.
  • Pauline Wilhelmine Kahler died on 24 December 1877 in Queensland.
  • Pauline was buried in December 1877 in Cabarlah.
    Lone Grave of Johan, Pauline and Mary Kahler, children of Johann and Maria Kahler on Donovan Road, Cabarlah

Percy Leonard Kahler

M, b. 1900, d. 3 June 1972

Phillip William Kahler

M, b. 1880, d. 26 February 1885
  • Phillip William Kahler was born in 1880 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann Jost Joseph Kahler and Marie Louise Schmaling.
  • Phillip William Kahler died on 26 February 1885 in Queensland.
  • Phillip was buried on 27 February 1885 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Reinhard Theodor Kahler

M, b. 11 December 1884, d. 2 May 1885
  • Reinhard Theodor Kahler was born on 11 December 1884 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann Jost Joseph Kahler and Marie Louise Schmaling.
  • Reinhard was buried on 2 May 1885 in Cabarlah Cemetery.
  • Reinhard Theodor Kahler died on 2 May 1885 in Queensland.

Reinholt August Kahler

M, b. 1900

Richard Heinrich Phillip Kahler

M, b. 1897
  • Richard Heinrich Phillip Kahler was born in 1897 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Joseph Phillip Kahler and Ann Hebbel.
  • Richard Heinrich Phillip Kahler appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Geham. He was a farmer.
  • He witnessed the marriage of Nellie Ada Kahler and Herbert George Bormann in June 1925 in Geham, Queensland; Their marriage was reported in The Queenslander on 13 June 1925 - "A picturesque Wedding was celebrated at Geham recently. When Miss Nellie Ada Kahler (only daughter of Mr. and Mrs.J.P Kahler of Ivydale Geham) was married to Mr. Herbert George Borman (Calaborma, Cawdor). The ceremony which was performed by the Rev. A.M. Martin (Toowoomba), assisted by the Rev. A. W. Cossart, took place at the Geham Presbyterian Church, which had been artistically decorated with ferns and flowers. Asparagus plumbous and pink and white roses were arranged on the rostrum and stairs, and ribbon streamers twined with asparagus fern held a white and silver flower decked wedding bell over the bridal party. The service was fully choral. Mrs. N. C. Hansen presided at the organ, and during the signing of the register the children the Presbyterian Sunday School (of which the bride was a teacher) sang "O Perfect Love" The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a sleeveless gown of pearl white martiette, finished with pointed panels embroidered with coral pearl beads. An embroidered court train of the same material, lined with coral satin, fell from the shoulders, and was caught at one side with a large white satin bow and touches of silver. She wore a veil of white tulle embroidered in silver thread and caught under a coronet of orange blossom, and carried a sheaf of arum lilies and fern. Mr. Fred. Borman (brother of the bridegroom) was best man, and Messer's. Richard and Joseph Kahler were groomsmen. After the ceremony a reception was held at Ivydale, the home of the bride's parents, at Geham. Subsequently Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Borman left for Sydney and the Blue Mountains, where the honeymoon will be spent; the bride's travelling dress was a tailored suit of nigger brown gabardine, trimmed with brown fur, and a small felt hat."
  • In November 1950,Richard Heinrich Phillip Kahler's mother, Ann Hebbel died in Queensland . Her funeral notice appeared in The Brisbane Courier on 21 Nov 1950. It read:- " KAHLER.— Relatives and Friends of Mr. and Mrs. H. G. Borman, Cawdor, Mr. and Mrs. R. H. P. Kahler. Gympie. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Kahler. Ipswich, Mr and Mrs. I. N. Kahler, Geham. Sgt. L. C. Kahler, Charleville. and Mr. and Mrs. B. E. Kahler, Gatton, are respectfully invited to attend the Funeral of their late beloved Mother, Mother-in law, and Grandmother, Anna Kahler relict of the late J. P. Kahler, Ivydale, Geham, which is appointed to leave from the resldence of Mr. and Mrs. H G. Borman, Cawdor, after service commencing at II a.m., This Day (Tuesday) for the Cabarlah Cemetery. T. S. BURSTOW. Funeral Director."

Ronald Norman (Ron) Kahler

M, b. 18 July 1929, d. 7 June 2011

Royal George Kahler

M, b. 1911, d. 22 August 1965

Ruby Evelyn May Kahler

F, b. 1903
  • Ruby Evelyn May Kahler was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick Hermann Kahler and Annie Lovejoy.
  • At the age of 22 years, Ruby Evelyn May Kahler married Otto George Proeve in 1925 in Queensland.

Sidney Alexander Kahler

M, b. 1909, d. 3 June 1909

Sidney Charles Kahler

F, b. 1910

Stanley Eric Kahler

M, b. 1910

Thomas Henry Kahler

M, b. 24 January 1890, d. 1982
  • Thomas Henry Kahler was born on 24 January 1890 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Henry Kahler and Wiebke Margaretha (Margaret) Ramke.
  • Thomas Henry Kahler appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Highfileds. He was a farmer.
  • At the age of 30 years, Thomas Henry Kahler married Minnie Weed Short in 1921 in Queensland.
  • Thomas Henry Kahler and Minnie Weed Short appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Paddington. Thomas was a railway worker.
  • In 1928,his wife, Minnie Weed Short died in Queensland. Her cause of death was rheumatic fever, nephritis and uraemia. After her death the children were sent to live with Thomas' sister Hannah at Geham where they attended the Geham State School.
  • At the age of 48 years, Thomas Henry Kahler married Ida Simpson in 1939 in Queensland.
  • Thomas Henry Kahler and Ida Simpson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at 1 Moloney Street, Toowoomba. Thomas was a railway guard.
  • Thomas Henry Kahler died in 1982 in Queensland.

Child of Thomas Henry Kahler and Minnie Weed Short

Violet Isabel Kahler

F, b. 11 July 1918

Warwick Harold Kahler

M, b. 1912

Wilhelm Joseph Kahler

M, b. 2 October 1899, d. 12 September 1958
  • Wilhelm Joseph Kahler was born on 2 October 1899 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Christian Kahler and Anna Katherina Louise Donges.
  • Wilhelm Joseph Kahler appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1926 living at Geham. He was a labourer.
  • Wilhelm Joseph Kahler died on 12 September 1958 in Queensland at age 58.
  • Wilhelm was buried on 13 September 1958 in Cabarlah Cemetery. He is buried with his brother Ernst.

Wilhemina Theresa Kahler

F, b. 15 October 1890, d. 22 June 1971

William Kahler

M, b. 1891, d. 1979

Winnafred Anna Kahler

F, b. 1907, d. 14 January 1996