Clare Elizabeth Kruger

F, b. 1902

Francis Joseph Kruger

M, b. 20 March 1909, d. 24 August 1976
  • Francis Joseph Kruger was born on 20 March 1909 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Franz Kruger and Bertha Agnes Kruger.
  • Francis Joseph Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Wutul. Frank was a farmer.
  • Francis Joseph Kruger died on 24 August 1976 in Queensland at age 67.
  • He was buried on 26 August 1976 in Yarraman Cemetery. RC1-00C-0005.

Francis Joseph (Frank) Kruger

M, b. 17 July 1924, d. 8 December 2003

Francis Joseph (Frank) Kruger 1924-2003 (Photo-Funeral Service Card)
  • Francis Joseph (Frank) Kruger was born on 17 July 1924 in Crow's Nest. He was the youngest of nine children.
  • He was the son of John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer.
  • Francis Joseph (Frank) Kruger commenced school at Pinelands State School on 18 September 1929. He was 5 years, 5 months old. His father was a farmer at Pinelands. Frank then attended Downlands College before returning to the family dairy property which he eventually took over.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Pinelands. He was a farmer.
  • Francis Joseph (Frank) Kruger died on 8 December 2003 at age 79.
  • He was buried on 11 December 2003 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. LAWS1-00W-0007.
  • In 2004 From his Funeral Service Sheet:-
    Loved Sport and played cricket, tennis and table tennis. He took up bowls for a short time before ill health forced his retirement. Sportsmanship was always more important to him rather than willing or losing.
    Many an enjoyable game of crib or Five Hundred was fought out on the kitchen or dining room tables.
    Involved in St Vincent de Paul Society, Pinelands Hall Committee, Pinelands Rural Fire Brigade, St Joseph's Convent P&C and Crow's Nest State School P&C.
    Loved literature, conversations with friends, crosswords, helping people, lead lighting and companionship with his dogs.
    He coped with the physical restrictions of Multiple Myeloma for his last nine years.
    His family was his greatest pleasure, especially his grandchildren.

Franz Kruger

M, b. 15 December 1882, d. 18 November 1959
  • Franz Kruger was also known as Frank or Francis.
  • He was born on 15 December 1882 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Kruger and Maria (Mary) Garske.
  • At the age of 22 years and 7 months, Franz Kruger married Bertha Agnes Kruger, daughter of Johann Kruger and Rosalia Schmidt, on 15 July 1905 in Queensland. They settled in East Cooyar where almost all of their 10 children were born.
  • Franz Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Djuan. Frank was a farmer.
  • He and Bertha Agnes Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Cooyar. Frank was a farmer.
  • Franz Kruger and Bertha Agnes Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1958 living at Cooyar. Frank was a farmer.
  • Franz Kruger died on 18 November 1959 in Queensland at age 76.
  • He was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery. He is buried with his wife Bertha.

Children of Franz Kruger and Bertha Agnes Kruger

Gregory Kruger

M, b. 1908, d. 27 September 1986
  • Gregory Kruger was born in 1908 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Albert Johann Peter Kruger and Annie Agnes Scheske.
  • Gregory Kruger married Mary Elizabeth Unknown circa 1932.
  • Gregory Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll with Albert Johann Peter Kruger and Annie Agnes Scheske in 1934 in Goombungee. Albert was a farmer and Annie carried out home duties. Their son Michael and his wife Annie also farmed at Goombungee as did Gregory and his wife Mary Elizabeth. Mary Ann Kruger also lived at Goombungee.
  • Gregory Kruger died on 27 September 1986.
  • He was buried on 30 September 1986 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Helen Nora Kruger

F, b. 18 August 1914, d. 1975
  • Helen Nora Kruger was born on 18 August 1914 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer.
  • Helen Nora Kruger commenced school at Pinelands State School on 31 January 1921. She was 6 years, 4 months old. Her father was a farmer at Pinelands. His siblings also attended the school as they became old enough.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll with Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer and John Kruger in 1943 in Pinelands. John was a farmer. Their daughters Helen and Mary also lived at Pinelands and carried out home duties.
  • Helen Nora Kruger died in 1975 in Queensland.

Herbert Vincent Kruger

M, b. 1902, d. 2 August 1991
  • Herbert Vincent Kruger was born in 1902 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Joseph Kruger and Mary Ann Elizabeth Schick.
  • Herbert Vincent Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Highfields. He was a farmer.
  • Herbert Vincent Kruger married Honorah Muller circa 1935.
  • On 19 June 1991,his wife, Honorah Muller died.
  • Herbert Vincent Kruger died on 2 August 1991.
  • He was buried on 6 August 1991 in Goombungee Cemetery.

James Lawrence Kruger

M, b. 12 November 1906, d. 19 January 1983
  • James Lawrence Kruger was born on 12 November 1906 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Albert Lawrence Kruger and Cecilia Mary Kruger.
  • James Lawrence Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1949 living at Glenaven. James was a labourer.
  • James Lawrence Kruger died on 19 January 1983 at age 76.
  • He was buried on 21 January 1983 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Johann Kruger

M, b. 26 February 1846, d. 11 February 1927
  • Johann Kruger was born on 26 February 1846 in Prussia. He was the son of Joseph KRUGER.
  • At the age of 27 years, 4 months and 10 days, Johann Kruger married Rosalia Schmidt on 6 July 1873 in Deutsch Krone, Prussia.
  • Johann Kruger and Rosalia Schmidt immigrated to Queensland on 11 February 1882. Johann aged 34, and Rosalie, 32 travelled to Australia on the Roma with their four children Bernhardt 10, Cecile 7, Albert 4 and Rosalie aged 2. August appears to have been left off the passenger list for the London to Moreton Bay leg of the journey but was with his parents from Hamburg to London. The family travelled on the Jessica which left Hambury on 16 Dec 1881.
  • Johann Kruger and Rosalia Schmidt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Goombungee. Johann was a farmer and Rosalia carried out domestic duties.
  • Johann Kruger died on 11 February 1927 in Queensland at age 80.
  • He was buried on 12 February 1927 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Children of Johann Kruger and Rosalia Schmidt

Johanna Agnes Kruger

F, b. 18 January 1905, d. 28 May 1997

John Kruger

M, b. 28 August 1876, d. 5 May 1945
  • John Kruger was born on 28 August 1876 in Germany.
  • He was the son of August Kruger and Maria (Mary) Garske.
  • John Kruger immigrated on 12 May 1882 to Queensland with Joseph Bernard Garske and Martin Garske. Joseph 16 came on the Chyebassa with his brothers Albert 14 and Martin 25. Their sister Maria 34, and her husband August Kruger 37 and their family Rosilen 8, John 6 and Albert 3 were also on the ship.
  • In 1897 brothers Albert and John Kruger selected a block of vine scrub at Glenaven. After John married Annie Sommer in 1902 he started to develop a block of land in the Pinelands area (not far from the present hall). His son Frank then took over the property. Albert grew cotton and railed 15 bags from Crow's Nest in 1923. The price was 5 pence per pound.
  • John Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1908 living at Crow's Nest. John was a farmer.
  • At the age of 27 years, John Kruger married Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer, daughter of Johann Sommer and Anna Christina Schmidt, in 1904 in Queensland.
  • On 2 October 1911John Kruger enrolled his son Lawrence Kruger in Pinelands State School. He was 5 years 8 months old. His father was a farmer at Pinelands. His siblings also attended the school as they became old enough.
  • John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pinelands. John was a farmer.
  • John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. John was a farmer. Their son Andrew was also a farmer at Pinelands.
  • John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Pinelands. John was a farmer. Their daughters Helen and Mary also lived at Pinelands and carried out home duties.
  • John Kruger died on 5 May 1945 in Queensland at age 68.
  • He was buried on 5 May 1945 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer

John Kruger

M, b. 2 September 1905, d. 4 September 1905
  • John Kruger was born on 2 September 1905 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Franz Kruger and Bertha Agnes Kruger.
  • John Kruger died on 4 September 1905 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 6 September 1905 in Douglas Cemetery.

John Joseph Kruger

M, b. 1897, d. 2 October 1978

Child of John Joseph Kruger and Maria Hubertine Catherine Wolff

Josef John Kruger

M, b. 17 August 1888, d. 8 July 1954
  • Josef John Kruger was born on 17 August 1888 in Glencoe, Queensland.
  • He was the son of August Kruger and Maria (Mary) Garske.
  • Josef John Kruger died on 8 July 1954 in Queensland at age 65.
  • He was buried on 10 July 1954 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. RC6-011-0049.

Joseph Kruger

M, b. 19 October 1920, d. 19 October 1920

Juliana Catherine Kruger

F, b. 1891

Kevin Augustine Kruger

M, b. August 1923, d. 4 October 1962
  • Kevin Augustine Kruger was born in August 1923.
  • He was the son of Franz Kruger and Bertha Agnes Kruger.
  • Kevin Augustine Kruger and Martin Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at East Cooyar. Martin and Kevin were farmers as was their brother Matthew.
  • Kevin Augustine Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at East Cooyar. He was a famer.
  • Kevin Augustine Kruger died on 4 October 1962 in Crow's Nest at age 39.

Lawrence Kruger

M, b. 1906
  • Lawrence Kruger was born in 1906 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer.
  • Lawrence Kruger commenced school at Pinelands State School on 2 October 1911. He was 5 years 8 months old. His father was a farmer at Pinelands. His siblings also attended the school as they became old enough.

Lucy Kruger

F, b. 1907, d. 1907

Margaret Agnes Kruger

F, b. 1905

Margaret Elizabeth Kruger

F, b. 13 February 1910
  • Margaret Elizabeth Kruger was born on 13 February 1910 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer.
  • Margaret Elizabeth Kruger commenced school at Pinelands State School on 24 January 1916. She was 5 years, 11 months old. Her father was a farmer at Pinelands. His siblings also attended the school as they became old enough.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Pinelands. She was a nurse.

Margarete Anna Kruger

F, b. 12 August 1913, d. 28 October 1992

Martha Kruger

M, b. 1884

Martin Kruger

M, b. 9 August 1919, d. 30 July 1987
  • Martin Kruger was born on 9 August 1919 in Cooyar.
  • He was the son of Franz Kruger and Bertha Agnes Kruger.
  • Martin Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at East Cooyar. Martin was a farmer.
  • He and Kevin Augustine Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at East Cooyar. Martin and Kevin were farmers as was their brother Matthew.
  • Martin Kruger died on 30 July 1987 in Nanango at age 67.

Mary Agatha Elizabeth Kruger

F, b. 1885, d. 1973
  • Mary Agatha Elizabeth Kruger was also known as Mary Kruger.
  • She was born in 1885 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of August Kruger and Maria (Mary) Garske.
  • At the age of 25 years, Mary Agatha Elizabeth Kruger married Franz Joseph Stenzel, son of Gustav Stenzel and Anna Eliza Sonnenberg, in 1910 in Queensland.
  • Mary Agatha Elizabeth Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pinelands. Mary carried out home duties and Franz was a farmer.
  • Mary Agatha Elizabeth Kruger died in 1973 in Queensland.

Child of Mary Agatha Elizabeth Kruger and Franz Joseph Stenzel

Mary Agnes Kruger

F, b. 1912
  • Mary Agnes Kruger was born in 1912 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer.
  • Mary Agnes Kruger commenced school at Pinelands State School on 3 October 1918. She was 5 years, 5 months old. Her father was a farmer at Pinelands. His siblings also attended the school as they became old enough.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll with Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer and John Kruger in 1943 in Pinelands. John was a farmer. Their daughters Helen and Mary also lived at Pinelands and carried out home duties.
  • Mary Agnes Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll with Thomas Patrick Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer in 1949 in Pinelands. Thomas was a farmer. His mother Annie and sister Mary carried out home duties.

Mary Elizabeth Kruger

F, b. 1904

Mervin Andrew Kruger

M, b. 27 November 1921, d. 9 November 1961
  • Mervin Andrew Kruger was born on 27 November 1921 in East Cooyar.
  • He was the son of Franz Kruger and Bertha Agnes Kruger.
  • Mervin Andrew Kruger died on 9 November 1961 in Queensland at age 39.

Michael Kruger

M, b. September 1915, d. 20 April 1917
  • Michael Kruger was born in September 1915 in Cooyar.
  • He was the son of Franz Kruger and Bertha Agnes Kruger.
  • Michael Kruger died on 20 April 1917 in Queensland at age 1.
  • He was buried on 21 April 1917 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. He is buried with his aunts - Rosalia who died in 1897 aged 17 and Theresa who died in 1964.

Michael James Kruger

M, b. 1900, d. 1982