Albert Lawrence Kruger

M, b. 10 August 1874, d. 28 May 1963
  • Albert Lawrence Kruger was born on 10 August 1874 in Prussia.
  • He was the son of August Kruger and Maria (Mary) Garske.
  • Albert Lawrence 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.
  • At the age of 24 years, Albert Lawrence Kruger married Cecilia Mary Kruger, daughter of Johann Kruger and Rosalia Schmidt, in 1899 in Queensland.
  • Albert Lawrence Kruger and Cecilia Mary Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1913 living at Djuan. Albert was a farmer.
  • Albert Lawrence Kruger and Cecilia Mary Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1949 living at Djuan. Albert was a farmer. Their daughter Anastasia gave her address as Glenaven in 1930.
  • Albert Lawrence Kruger was listed as the next of kin of Bernard Lawrence Kruger (Ben) Kruger when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 3 June 1941 in Goombungee. He gave his next of kin as his father Albert. He was discharged on 17 Feb 1945 with the rank of Private in the 2/11 Battalion -QX44209 (Q103391.)
  • Albert Lawrence Kruger and Cecilia Mary Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Djuan. He was a farmer.
  • On 31 December 1959,his wife, Cecilia Mary Kruger died in Queensland at age 85.
  • Albert Lawrence Kruger died on 28 May 1963 in Queensland at age 88.
  • Albert was buried on 30 May 1963 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Albert Lawrence Kruger and Cecilia Mary Kruger

Anastasia Mary Margaret Kruger

F, b. 21 January 1903, d. 24 May 1990
  • Anastasia Mary Margaret Kruger was born on 21 January 1903 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Albert Lawrence Kruger and Cecilia Mary Kruger.
  • Anastasia Mary Margaret Kruger and Johanna Agnes Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Glenaven. They carried out home duties and most likely lived with their parents.
  • At the age of 36 years, 3 months and 12 days, Anastasia Mary Margaret Kruger married James McDade on 3 May 1939 in Queensland.
  • Anastasia Mary Margaret Kruger died on 24 May 1990 in Queensland at age 87.

Andrew Kruger

M, b. 23 June 1907, d. 1973
  • Andrew Kruger was born on 23 June 1907 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer.
  • Andrew Kruger commenced school at Pinelands State School on 27 January 1914. He was 6 years old. His father was a farmer at Pinelands. His siblings also attended the school as they became old enough.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll with John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer in 1930 in Pinelands. John was a farmer. Their son Andrew was also a farmer at Pinelands.
  • At the age of 29 years, Andrew Kruger married Catherine Sarah Johnson in 1937 in Queensland.
  • Andrew Kruger died in 1973 in Queensland.

Anna Elizabeth Kruger

F, b. 1883, d. 10 May 1968

Children of Anna Elizabeth Kruger and Gregory Ciesiolka

Anna Grace Kruger

F, b. 15 June 1913, d. 13 July 2003
  • Anna Grace Kruger was born on 15 June 1913 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Franz Kruger and Bertha Agnes Kruger.
  • At the age of 23 years, 9 months and 3 days, Anna Grace Kruger married John Henry Goudy on 18 March 1937 in Queensland.
  • Anna Grace Kruger died on 13 July 2003 in Queensland at age 90.

Annie Mary Kruger

F, b. 1895

Annie Rosie Kruger

F, b. 6 April 1913, d. 13 July 2006

Anton Joseph Kruger

M, b. 3 April 1909, d. 8 July 1996

August Kruger

M, b. 1845, d. 4 February 1914
  • August Kruger was born in 1845. He was the son of Joseph Kruger and Annie Maria Lidfil.
  • August Kruger married Maria (Mary) Garske, daughter of Martin Garske and Rosalie Anklem, circa 1870.
  • August 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.
  • August Kruger died on 4 February 1914 in Queensland.
    Grave of August Kruger - Meringandan Cemetery. Photo- Copyright 2006. http://chapelhill.homeip.net
  • August was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.

Children of August Kruger and Maria (Mary) Garske

August Joseph Kruger

M, b. 1869, d. 28 December 1931
  • August Joseph Kruger was born in 1869 in Deutsch Krone, Prussia.
  • He was the son of Johann Kruger and Rosalia Schmidt.
  • At the age of 23 years, August Joseph Kruger married Mary Ann Elizabeth Schick, daughter of Joseph Anton Schick and Wilhelmina Jesberger, in 1892 in Queensland.
  • In 1901 August was listed as a farmer of Goombungee in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • August Joseph Kruger and Mary Ann Elizabeth Schick appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Goombungee. August was a farmer as was his father Johann and brother Albert. Mary Ann carried out domestic duties.
  • August Joseph Kruger died on 28 December 1931 in Queensland.
  • August was buried on 29 December 1932 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Children of August Joseph Kruger and Mary Ann Elizabeth Schick

Auguste Kruger

F, b. circa 1860

Bernard Lawrence Kruger (Ben) Kruger

M, b. 18 August 1917, d. 5 February 2015

Bernard Lawrence Kruger 1917-2015
  • Bernard Lawrence Kruger (Ben) Kruger was born on 18 August 1917 in Toowoomba.
  • He was the son of Albert Lawrence Kruger and Cecilia Mary Kruger.
  • Bernard Lawrence Kruger (Ben) Kruger enlisted in the Australian Army on 3 June 1941 in Goombungee. He gave his next of kin as his father Albert. He was discharged on 17 Feb 1945 with the rank of Private in the 2/11 Battalion -QX44209 (Q103391.)
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Douglas. He was listed as a labourer.
  • Bernard Lawrence Kruger (Ben) Kruger died on 5 February 2015 at age 97.
  • Bernard was buried on 16 February 2015 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. CE1-00D-0036.

Bernhardt Kruger

M, b. circa 1872, d. 1951
  • Bernhardt Kruger was born circa 1872.
  • He was the son of Johann Kruger and Rosalia Schmidt.
  • Bernhardt Kruger immigrated on 11 February 1882 to Queensland with Rosalia Schmidt and Johann Kruger. 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.
  • Bernhardt Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas. He was shown as Benjamin. He was a labourer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1934 living at Douglas. He was a labourer.
  • Bernhardt Kruger died in 1951 in Queensland.

Bertha Agnes Kruger

F, b. 1886, d. 11 February 1972
  • Bertha Agnes Kruger was born in 1886 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Kruger and Rosalia Schmidt.
  • At the age of 19 years, Bertha Agnes Kruger married Franz Kruger, son of August Kruger and Maria (Mary) Garske, on 15 July 1905 in Queensland. They settled in East Cooyar where almost all of their 10 children were born.
  • Bertha Agnes Kruger and Franz Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Cooyar. Frank was a farmer.
  • Bertha Agnes Kruger and Franz Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1958 living at Cooyar. Frank was a farmer.
  • On 18 November 1959,her husband, Franz Kruger died in Queensland at age 76.
  • Bertha Agnes Kruger died on 11 February 1972.
  • Bertha was buried on 14 February 1972 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. She is buried with her husband Frank.

Children of Bertha Agnes Kruger and Franz Kruger

Bertha Rosilen Kruger

F, b. 1872, d. 25 December 1968
  • Bertha Rosilen Kruger was born in 1872.
  • She was the daughter of August Kruger and Maria (Mary) Garske.
  • Bertha Rosilen 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.
  • At the age of 25 years, Bertha Rosilen Kruger married Franz A Sommer, son of Johann Sommer and Anna Christina Schmidt, in 1897.
  • Bertha Rosilen Kruger and Franz A Sommer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Douglas Road, Goombungee. Franz was a farmer. Their children Mary Elizabeth, Agnes and Michael, a labourer also lived at Douglas Road.
  • On 20 March 1963,her husband, Franz A Sommer died in Queensland.
  • Bertha Rosilen Kruger died on 25 December 1968 in Queensland.
  • Bertha was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.

Children of Bertha Rosilen Kruger and Franz A Sommer

Carl Kruger

M, b. circa 1865, d. 1865

Catherine Elizabeth Kruger

F, b. 12 October 1916, d. 23 March 2007

Cecilia Mary Kruger

F, b. 8 March 1874, d. 31 December 1959
  • Cecilia Mary Kruger was born on 8 March 1874 in Prussia.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Kruger and Rosalia Schmidt.
  • Cecilia Mary Kruger immigrated on 11 February 1882 to Queensland with Rosalia Schmidt and Johann Kruger. 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.
  • At the age of 24 years, Cecilia Mary Kruger married Albert Lawrence Kruger, son of August Kruger and Maria (Mary) Garske, in 1899 in Queensland.
  • Cecilia Mary Kruger and Albert Lawrence Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1913 living at Djuan. Albert was a farmer.
  • Cecilia Mary Kruger and Albert Lawrence Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1949 living at Djuan. Albert was a farmer. Their daughter Anastasia gave her address as Glenaven in 1930.
  • Cecilia Mary Kruger and Albert Lawrence Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Djuan. He was a farmer.
  • Cecilia Mary Kruger died on 31 December 1959 in Queensland at age 85.
  • Cecilia was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Cecilia Mary Kruger and Albert Lawrence Kruger

Christian Frederick Kruger

M, b. 1828, d. 1901
  • Christian Frederick Kruger was born in 1828 in Germany. He was possibly born in Gorkem?
  • Christian Frederick Kruger married Friedricke Wilhelmine Dorothea (Wilhelmine) Kaatz circa 1852.
  • Christian Frederick Kruger and Friedricke Wilhelmine Dorothea (Wilhelmine) Kaatz immigrated to Brisbane on 10 August 1865. Christian aged 37, Wilhelmine 36, Marie 10 and Auguste 5 travelled from Hamburg on the Peter Godeffroy. Another Krugar family consisting of Johann 39, Auguste 38, Herman 9 and Ernst 7 also travelled on the ship.
  • Christian Frederick Kruger died in 1901 in Queensland. He was 72 years and 5 months old.
  • Christian was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.

Children of Christian Frederick Kruger and Friedricke Wilhelmine Dorothea (Wilhelmine) Kaatz

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.
  • Francis 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.
  • Francis 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.
  • Franz 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.
  • Gregory 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.
  • Herbert 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.
  • James 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.
  • Johann 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

Child of Johanna Agnes Kruger and Horace James Skinner

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.
  • John was buried on 5 May 1945 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of John Kruger and Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer