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.
  • George 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.
  • Herman 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.
  • Herman 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.
  • Martha was buried on 5 October 1987 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PLAW4-005-0047.

Percy Klease

M, b. 1903, d. 1 August 1963
  • Percy Klease was also known as Percy Kliese.
  • He was born in 1903 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke.
  • At the age of 22 years, Percy Klease married Elsie Briese, daughter of August Ferdinand Briese and Anna (Maria) Magdaline Stark, in 1925 in Queensland.
  • Percy 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."
  • Percy Klease died on 1 August 1963.
  • Percy was buried on 2 August 1963 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Richard Herbert Klease

M, b. 1900, d. 1965
  • Richard Herbert Klease was born in 1900 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke.
  • At the age of 28 years, Richard Herbert Klease married Gladys May Ellis in 1928 in Queensland.
  • Richard Herbert 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."
  • Richard Herbert Klease appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. He was a labourer.
  • Richard Herbert Klease died in 1965 in Queensland.

Vera Klease

F, b. 13 August 1915, d. 30 November 1996
  • Vera Klease was born on 13 August 1915.
  • At the age of 20 years, Vera Klease married Walter Ferdinand Hartwig, son of Jacob Joshua Hartwig and Anna Henriette Pukallus, in 1936 in Queensland.
  • Vera Klease was listed as the next of kin of Walter Ferdinand Hartwig when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 26 June 1942 in Crow's Nest. He was living at Crow's Nest at the time he enlisted and gave his wife Vera as his next of kin. He was discharged 21 Oct 1945 from the 7th Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps with the rank of Private.
  • Vera Klease and Walter Ferdinand Hartwig appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Plainby. Walter was a labourer.
  • On 7 January 1964,her husband, Walter Ferdinand Hartwig died in Queensland at age 50.
  • Vera Klease died on 30 November 1996 at age 81.
  • Vera was buried on 3 December 1996 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Child of Vera Klease and Walter Ferdinand Hartwig

Walter Adolf Klease

M, b. 1892, d. 1962
  • Walter Adolf Klease was born in 1892 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke.
  • Walter Adolf Klease appeared on the Electoral Roll with Herman Frederick William Klease and Marie Minnie Louise Wilhelmina (Mary) Reinke in 1913 in Bergen. Herman was a farmer. Son Walter also farmed at Bergen.
  • At the age of 21 years, Walter Adolf Klease married Henrietta Louisa Noske, daughter of August Ludwig Noske and Wilhelmina Paulina Patzwald, in 1913 in Queensland.
  • Walter Adolf 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."
  • Walter Adolf Klease and Henrietta Louisa Noske appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1934 living at Goombungee. He was a farmer.
  • Walter Adolf Klease died in 1962 in Queensland.

Alice Louisa Klein

F, b. 1912, d. 1997

Amelia Magdelina Klein

F, b. 19 March 1873, d. 3 May 1948

Andrew Klein

M, b. 7 November 1857, d. 23 August 1915

Catherine Caroline Klein

F, b. 17 March 1868, d. 22 September 1943
  • Catherine Caroline Klein was born on 17 March 1868 in Highfileds, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Christian (Christie) Klein and Catherina Friedricka Holzwarth.
  • At the age of 18 years, Catherine Caroline Klein married John Carr in 1887 in Queensland.
  • Catherine Caroline Klein died on 22 September 1943 in Brisbane at age 75.

Charlie Klein

M, b. 1902

Christian (Christie) Klein

M, b. 1833, d. 28 November 1910
  • Christian (Christie) Klein was born in 1833 in Germany.
  • He was the son of Johan (Martin) Klein and Maria Menz.
  • Christian (Christie) Klein immigrated in 1853 to Sydney with Johan (Martin) Klein and Maria Menz. John Martin 48, Maria 44 and their sons Christian 19 and John George 14 travelled on the Johan Caesar.
  • At the age of 27 years, Christian (Christie) Klein married Catherina Friedricka Holzwarth on 24 January 1860 in Queensland.
  • On 12 September 1907,his wife, Catherina Friedricka Holzwarth died in Queensland at age 62.
  • Christian (Christie) Klein died on 28 November 1910 in Kleinton, Queensland.
  • Christian was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.

Children of Christian (Christie) Klein and Catherina Friedricka Holzwarth

Edna Klein

F, b. 16 June 1909, d. 15 November 1999

Edward Klein

M, b. circa 1890

Edward Klein

M, b. circa 1870

Edward (Ted) Klein

M, b. 1887
  • Edward (Ted) Klein was born in 1887 in Meringandan. It appears the birth was never registered. He may have had the second name of Theodore.
  • He was the son of Christian (Christie) Klein and Catherina Friedricka Holzwarth.
  • At the age of 21 years, Edward (Ted) Klein married Annie Mary Montgomery on 29 April 1908 in Queensland.
  • Edward (Ted) Klein and Annie Mary Montgomery appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Kleinton. Edward was a farmer and Mary Emma carried out home duties. His brothers Fred and John also farmed at Kleinton.
  • Circa 1916 When their daughter Eileen Joyce was a baby, Edward left the family. He was last seen in Brisbane in 1938 where he was living and working.
  • In 1929,Edward (Ted) Klein's son, Leonard Frances Klein was buried in Douglas Cemetery.
  • In 1932 Annie & Edward's marriage was dissolved when:-
    "His Honour made absolute a decree nisi granted to Annie Mary Klein, on June 15 last, for the dissolution of her marriage with Edward Klein, on the ground of desertion". Annie was living at Water Street, Toowoomba at the time and Edward was a farmer of Meringandan.

Children of Edward (Ted) Klein and Annie Mary Montgomery

Eileen (Joyce) Klein

F, b. 18 June 1915
  • Eileen (Joyce) Klein was born on 18 June 1915 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Edward (Ted) Klein and Annie Mary Montgomery.
  • At the age of 24 years, 6 months and 2 days, Eileen (Joyce) Klein married Albert Barr on 20 December 1939 in Queensland.

Elsie May Klein

F, b. 1909, d. 1991

Emma Louisa Klein

F, b. 21 January 1907, d. 14 September 1998

Eric Klein

M, b. 25 April 1904, d. 16 September 1990
  • Eric Klein was born on 25 April 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann George Klein and Marie Louise Deuble.
  • Eric Klein died on 16 September 1990 at age 86.
  • Eric was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.

Ernistena Caroline Elsie Klein

F, b. 16 December 1878, d. 16 January 1959
  • Ernistena Caroline Elsie Klein was also known as Ernistena Caroline Elsie Gesler.
  • She was born on 16 December 1878 in Queensland. In 1923 her name was re registered as Ernistena Gesler, daughter of George Otto Gesler and Mary Pauline Klein.
  • She was the daughter of Maria (Mary) Paulina Klein.
  • At the age of 21 years, Ernistena Caroline Elsie Klein married Frederick William Rose, son of Gottfried Rose and Auguste Rohde, in 1900 in Queensland.
  • Ernistena Caroline Elsie Klein appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas. She carried out domestic duties. Her husband Frederick was not listed on the roll
    . Frederick William Rose.
  • Ernistena Caroline Elsie Klein and Frederick William Rose appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Douglas. Frederick was a farmer and Ernstine carried out home duties.
  • Ernistena Caroline Elsie Klein died on 16 January 1959 in Queensland at age 80.

Children of Ernistena Caroline Elsie Klein and Frederick William Rose

Ernst Gottbiel Heinrich Klein

M, b. 22 July 1875, d. 17 October 1893

Florence Catherine Klein

F, b. 1910, d. 1995

Franz Klein

M, b. 28 November 1863, d. 8 December 1942

Frederick Adam Klein

M, b. 1894, d. 1973
  • Frederick Adam Klein was born in 1894 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann George Klein and Marie Louise Deuble.
  • Frederick Adam Klein died in 1973.
  • Frederick was buried in Evergreen Cemetery.