Martha Margaretha Mengel

F, b. 13 November 1877, d. 26 January 1961
  • Martha Margaretha Mengel was born on 13 November 1877 in Aubigny.
  • She was the daughter of John Jost (Justus) Mengel and Wilhelmina Kanowski.
  • At the age of 22 years, Martha Margaretha Mengel married Samuel Kerlin in 1900 in Queensland.
  • Martha Margaretha Mengel died on 26 January 1961 at age 83.

Mary Freda Mengel

F, b. 1914, d. 8 December 2004

Reginald Frederick Mengel

M, b. 1912

Russell Jacob Mengel

M, b. 7 August 1936, d. 5 August 2013
  • Russell Jacob Mengel was born on 7 August 1936.
  • He was the son of Herbert Mengel and Alvine Wilhelmine Hartwig.
  • Russell Jacob Mengel appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Groomsville. He was a farmer.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1980 living at Virginia. Russell was a farmer and Lorraine carried out home duties.
  • Russell Jacob Mengel died on 5 August 2013 at age 76.
  • Russell was buried on 12 August 2013 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Wilhelm Mengel

M, b. 9 August 1909, d. 19 July 2004

Wilhelm Mengel

M, b. 17 June 1868, d. 23 June 1950

Henriette Gertrude Mennig

F, b. circa 1835, d. before 1875
  • Henriette Gertrude Mennig was born circa 1835 in East Prussia.
  • Henriette Gertrude Mennig married Carl Gustav (Gustav) Gossow on 26 December 1860 in Germany.
  • Henriette Gertrude Mennig and Carl Gustav (Gustav) Gossow immigrated in 1865. Gustav (a brick layer/mason) aged 32 and Henriette 27 travelled on the La Rochelle with their family to Moreton Bay. They were from Schmilowo, Preussen. A daughter Mathilde was born on the voyage.
  • Henriette Gertrude Mennig died before 1875.

Children of Henriette Gertrude Mennig and Carl Gustav (Gustav) Gossow

Maria Menz

F, b. 26 May 1808, d. 2 October 1875
  • Maria Menz was born on 26 May 1808 in Germany. She was the daugther of Ferdinand Menz and Mary.
  • At the age of 22 years, 11 months and 28 days, Maria Menz married Johan (Martin) Klein on 24 May 1831 in Kurhessen, Gremany.
  • Maria Menz and Johan (Martin) Klein immigrated to Sydney in 1853. John Martin 48, Maria 44 and their sons Christian 19 and John George 14 travelled on the Johan Caesar.
  • Maria Menz died on 2 October 1875 in Irishtown (Harlaxton), Queensland, at age 67.

Children of Maria Menz and Johan (Martin) Klein

Anna Nikolina Christina Menzel

F, b. 9 October 1836, d. 6 March 1932
  • Anna Nikolina Christina Menzel was born on 9 October 1836 in Holstein, Germany. She was the daughter of Johann Gottfried Menzel and Anna Johanna Maria Thomas.
  • At the age of 28 years, 9 months and 21 days, Anna Nikolina Christina Menzel married Johann Matthias (John) Reimers on 30 July 1865 in Schleawig-Holstein, Germany.
  • Anna Nikolina Christina Menzel and Johann Matthias (John) Reimers immigrated on 24 December 1865. Johann and Anna immigrated from Holstein, then part of Denmark. They arrived on the La Rochelle. The family lived in a number of places (Ipswich, Toowoomba, Stanthorpe, Toowoomba) before settling on a farm of 80 acres at Shirley where they grew oranges and grapes to make wine.
  • On 29 September 1919,her husband, Johann Matthias (John) Reimers died in Shirley, Queensland, at age 83. He died from Senitity, nephritis and cardiac failure.
  • Anna Nikolina Christina Menzel appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Shirley. She carried out home duties and lived with her son William and his wife Maria (Mary.)
  • Anna Nikolina Christina Menzel died on 6 March 1932 in Shirley, Queensland, at age 95. She suffered from senility and cardiac failure.
  • Anna was buried on 7 March 1932 in Cabarlah Cemetery. LUTH1-00F-0019.
  • On 12 April 1932 Anna Nikolina Christina Menzel's obituary appeared in Toowoomba Chronicle and Darling Downs Gazette. It read:- MRS. J. M. REiMERS. CAWDOR, Thursday.- There passed away on March 6 one of the oldest residents of the district, in the person of Mrs. J. M. Reimers, at the age of 95. She well and truly could be classed as one of those worthy pioneers who helped to
    blaze the track f or others. Of a kindly disposition, straight-forward, and reliable, she won the sincere regard of a wide circle of friends. She was born in Holstein (Germany), and with her husband came to Queensland in 1865. Their first two years were spent in Stanthorpe. They came back to Toowoomba f or a few years and eventually settled down in what was then known as the Highfields scrub (now called Shirley) where over 50 years ago Mr. Reimers laid the foundation of the
    now famous citrus orchard and vineyard. Mr. Reimers died 13 years ago. Mrs. Reimers leaves three sons and three daughters: Messrs. J.M. Reimers (Toowoomba), Charles G. (Haden), and W. H. (Shirley). The daughters are, Mrs. F. Abel
    (Toowoomba), Mrs. J. Peters (Gowrie Little Plain) and Mrs. B. Gowlett (Haden). There are also 50 grand children and 52 great grand children. The remains were interred at the Cabarlah cemetery, the Rev. A. Reuther officiating at ths
    graveside. The following sent wreaths: Mr. and Mrs. W. Reimers and f amily, Mr. J. Reimers, Mr. and Mrs. W. Riemers (junior), Mr. c. Reimers and family, Mr. and Mrs. F. Abel and f amily, Mr. and Mrs. J. Peters and f amily, Mr. and Mrs. B.Gowlett, Beryl and Huldah, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Hartwig, Alf and Ruby Sperling, Mr. and Mrs. A. Reuther, Mr. and Mrs. E.
    Teschner and f amily, Mr. and Mrs. G. Woodward and family, Mr. E. Easterby, Mr. and Mrs. M. Volf and George, Mr. and
    Mrs. F. Konz, Mr. and Mrs. B. Wilkes and f amily, Mr. and Mrs. E. Schmocker and family, Mr. and Mrs. F. Ramke and
    family, Mr. ana Mrs. F. Utschink and family. Messages of sympathy: Mr. and Mrs. Hausler and family, Mrs. J. S. Walker
    and family, Mr. and Mrs. A. Dunemann and family, Mr. and Mrs. H. Prosser, Mr. A. Hodges, Mr. F. Garrett, Mr. and Mrs.
    Soper, Mr. and Mrs. R. E. Reimers, Mr. and Mrs. L. Kuhl, Mr. and Mrs. T. Campbell, Mrs. Woods and family, Mr. and
    Mrs. Scaroni and Gena (Brisbane), Mr. and Mrs. Easterby and Dora, Mr. and Mrs. Crokam, Mr. and Mrs. W. Davies
    (Ipswich), Mr. and Mrs. N. Genrich, Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Brewer (Rosewood), Mr. and Mrs. H. Franke and Essie Herman. Ernie and Maud, Mrs. Morgenstern and Dorrie, Sylvia Spies (Maryborough). Mr. and Mrs. L. Spies and family
    (Maryborough), Mr. and Mrs. H. A. Steinberg and f amily, '.Annie Scaroni (Eumbra), Mr. and Mrs. V. Wuersching, Mr. and
    Mrs. L. Wuersching, Mr. and Mrs. A. Gersekowski and family, Mr. and Mrs. A. Spies and family, Mr. and Mrs. Alf Genrich, Mr. and Mrs. A. Genrich, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Franke and family, Mr. and Mrs. T. Franke, Mr. and Mrs. E. Ward, Mr. and Mrs. T. Frawley and family, Mr. and Mrs. P. Hayden and f amily, Mrs. Hayden and family, Mrs. Rix and Mrs. J.
    Reynolds and others.

Children of Anna Nikolina Christina Menzel and Johann Matthias (John) Reimers

Cecilia Mercer

F, b. 1908

Ellen Mercer

F, b. 1866, d. 1945
  • Ellen Mercer was born in 1866.
  • At the age of 18 years, Ellen Mercer married Thomas Edward Sutton, son of John Sutton and Esther Eyles, on 22 June 1884 in New Zealand.
  • Ellen Mercer died in 1945 in New Zealand.
  • Ellen was buried on 14 July 1945 in New Zealand.

Children of Ellen Mercer and Thomas Edward Sutton

Jessie Agnes Mercer

F, b. circa 1880

Children of Jessie Agnes Mercer and Albert Aaron Pattemore

David Herbert Merchant

M, b. circa 1900
  • David Herbert Merchant was born circa 1900.
  • David Herbert Merchant married Lila Jean Unknown circa 1918.

Myrtle Merchant

F, b. 1912
  • Myrtle Merchant was born in 1912 in New South Wales. She was the daughter of William J A Merchant and May I M Rixon.
  • At the age of 20 years, Myrtle Merchant married Keith Werner, son of Hermann Robert Emil Werner and Jean Mann, in October 1932 in New South Wales. The wedding was reported in The Land newspaper :- " Werner-Merchant. - Clusters of lovely flowers decorated St. Andrew's Church, Inverell, for the wedding of Miss Myrtle Merchant, eldest daughter of Mrs. P. Carroll, of Warwick, Queensland, and Mr. Keith Werner, fourth son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Werner, of Ross Hill.
    The bride wore a lovely hand-embroidered veil with her long gown of ivory satin, and carried an armful of arum lilies. Miss Dossie Jaggers, in a dainty frock of pink georgette with trimmings of black velvet, attended the bride.
    Wearing long gowns of pale pink georgette with bandeaux of tulle and field daisies, little Misses Thelma and Iris Carroll acted as flower girls.
    Mr. Charles Werner was the best man.
    After the ceremony, Mrs. Carroll, in a smart frock of navy crepe-de-chene with trim mings of white, and Mrs. Jaggers, sister of the bridegroom, who chose a frock of black moracain, received the guests at the reception."
  • Myrtle Merchant and Keith Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at George Street, Inverell. Keith was an ironmonger and Phyllis carried out domestic duties. Keith's father Robert lived with them.
  • Myrtle Merchant was listed as the next of kin of Keith Werner when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 24 June 1942 in Paddington. His service number was NX96908 and he was living in Canberra at the time of his enlistment. He gave his wife Myrtle as his next of kin. He was discharged on 28 July 1944 with the rank of Gunner in the ARTY RFTS NGF.

Charlie Meredith

M, b. circa 1880

Albert P Merlin

M, b. 1927, d. 2011

Blanche Grace Mary Merlin

F, b. 20 August 1912, d. 20 February 2003
  • Blanche Grace Mary Merlin was born on 20 August 1912 in Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • She was the daughter of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Blanche Grace Mary Merlin died on 20 February 2003 in Massachusetts, USA, at age 90.

Brenton Louis Merlin

M, b. 14 January 1916, d. December 1977
  • Brenton Louis Merlin was born on 14 January 1916 in Canada.
  • He was the son of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Brenton Louis Merlin died in December 1977 in Massachusetts, USA, at age 61.

Edward Arthur Merlin

M, b. 8 June 1919, d. 6 December 1919
  • Edward Arthur Merlin was born on 8 June 1919 in Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • He was the son of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Edward Arthur Merlin died on 6 December 1919 in Nova Scotia, Canada.

George William Merlin

M, b. 27 May 1885, d. 11 August 1957
  • George William Merlin was born on 27 May 1885 in Upper Prospect, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was the son of Amanda BLACK and George MERLIN.
  • At the age of 22 years, 3 months and 22 days, George William Merlin married Mary Ethel Hooper, daughter of George Hooper and Annie Elizabeth Boutilier, on 18 September 1907 in Halifax. Mary was the 23 year old daughter of George ( a collector) and Annie. She was born and lived in Halifax. George was the 22 year old son of George and Amanda born Upper Prospect and living in Halifax. He was a tailor. Witnesses to the marriage were Ray Purdie and Blanch C Hooper.
    They had a family of 11 children.
  • George William Merlin witnessed the marriage of Blanche St Clair Hooper and Raymond Arthur Purdy on 15 January 1908 in Halifax; She was the 22 year old daughter of William (a collector) and Annie HOOPER. She was born in Halifax and lived in Halifax. Raymond was a 23 year old waiter born and living in Truro. His parents were Arthur (an Engineer) and Loronia PURDY. Witnesses to the marriage were G W Merlin and Mary E Merlin (Blanche's sister.)
  • George William Merlin died on 11 August 1957 in Roslindale, Massachusetts, USA, at age 72.

Children of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper

Katherine Louise May Merlin

F, b. 13 September 1923, d. January 2010
  • Katherine Louise May Merlin was born on 13 September 1923 in Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • She was the daughter of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Katherine Louise May Merlin died in January 2010 in Tennessee, USA, at age 86.

Murry Basil Merlin

M, b. 21 December 1910, d. 5 February 1941
  • Murry Basil Merlin was born on 21 December 1910 in Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • He was the son of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Murry Basil Merlin died on 5 February 1941 in Nova Scotia, Canada, at age 30.

Russell V Merlin

M, b. 26 May 1922, d. September 1968

Sylvia Elizabeth Merlin

F, b. 30 December 1909, d. 12 December 2001
  • Sylvia Elizabeth Merlin was born on 30 December 1909 in Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • She was the daughter of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Sylvia Elizabeth Merlin married Robert Edward Donnelly circa 1930.
  • Sylvia Elizabeth Merlin died on 12 December 2001 in Quincey, Massachusetts, USA, at age 91.

Vincent George Merlin

M, b. 12 September 1908, d. 13 February 1960
  • Vincent George Merlin was born on 12 September 1908 in Nova Scotia, Canada.
  • He was the son of George William Merlin and Mary Ethel Hooper.
  • Vincent George Merlin died on 13 February 1960 at age 51.

Cecilia Mary Merriman

F, b. 10 September 1909, d. 1996

Child of Cecilia Mary Merriman and Reginald Joseph Sigley

Albert William Merritt

M, b. 1887, d. 15 August 1952

Alfred Harding Bonner Merritt

M, b. 1901, d. 1974

Alfred William Merritt

M, b. 1843, d. 22 January 1902
  • Alfred William Merritt was born in 1843.
  • He was the son of William Merritt and Elizabeth Harding.
  • At the age of 27 years, Alfred William Merritt married Lucy Harris on 24 May 1870 in Queensland. They were married at the residence of Lucy's aunt by Rev J H Rogers. At the time Alfred was living at Highfields.
  • Alfred William Merritt was of the Primitive Methodist faith.
  • On 24 May 1879 Alfred Merritt was the chairman a morning tea held at Albert Mills to farewell Rev R A Bailey of the Primitive Methodist Church. Messers Stone, Case, Cossart and Bailey all spoke. Edward Pechey was unable to attend. Rev Bailey gave his final sermon at the Crow's Nest Court House the following day.
  • In 1880 Alfred was the first secretary of the Highfields Shire Council.
  • He. On 10 Nov 1880a fund raising event was held for the ensuing the newly built Perseverance Primitive Methodist Church, which cost £41, excluding gratuitous labour, was opened free of debt. Joseph Cossart acted as steward for the meeting which was chaired by Rev Thomas Thatcher, and attended by Mr Munro, Mr Littleton, Mr Mitchell, Mr Stone, and Mr Merritt. A special thanks went to William Gunter.
  • In January 1889 Alf Merritt resigned from the Merritt Creek State School committe. His position was filled by G (?)Buzzacott.
  • Alfred William Merritt died on 22 January 1902 in Queensland. The Brisbane Courier reported:- " The funeral of the late Mr. A. W. Merritt, town clerk of Toowoomba, who died suddenly yesterday, took place this afternoon, and was very largely attended. The Mayor (Alderman C. Rowbotham), all the aldermen, including those just elected, and many past aldermen, were present ; also a large number of prominent citizens, the employees of the corporation, and others, The municipal offices heree were closed during the day, and all the business places along the line of the funeral procession closed their doors as a token of respect to the deceased gentleman. The services at the grave were performed by the Revs. J. G. Martin and R. H. Blaimiers, Wesleyan ministers, of the Toowoomba circuit, of which the deceased was a prominent member. Numerous wreaths and flowers were laid on the coffin."
  • Alfred was buried on 23 January 1902 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery. PUB2-1R3-0011.

Children of Alfred William Merritt and Lucy Harris

Alfred William Harding Merritt

M, b. 10 December 1873, d. 29 July 1942
  • Alfred William Harding Merritt was born on 10 December 1873 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Alfred William Merritt and Lucy Harris.
  • At the age of 25 years, Alfred William Harding Merritt married Amelia Jane Bonner in 1899 in Queensland.
  • In August 1922 Alf Merritt was appointed Shire Clerk to the Highfields Shire Council. His father Alfred had been Shire Clerk and foreman of works for 14 years. His brother Frank was the shire clerk in Toowoomba at the time.
  • Alfred William Harding Merritt died on 29 July 1942 in Cabarlah at age 68.
  • Alfred was buried on 30 July 1942 in Cabarlah Cemetery. CE1-00F-0007.

Child of Alfred William Harding Merritt and Amelia Jane Bonner