Ferdinand Polzin

M, b. 14 October 1887, d. 8 July 1966

Ferdinand Polzin 1887-1966. Photo thanks to Dawn Lever

Franz Johann Polzin

M, b. 8 June 1877, d. 2 August 1961
  • Franz Johann Polzin was born on 8 June 1877 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Joseph Polzin and Emilie (Amelia) Panzram.
  • Franz Johann Polzin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas. He was a farmer.
  • At the age of 26 years, 9 months and 24 days, Franz Johann Polzin married Wilhelmine Augusta Hartwig, daughter of Herman Michael Hartwig and Bertha Louise Briese, on 1 April 1904 in Douglas, Queensland.
  • Franz Johann Polzin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1905 living at Koorjarewon (Highfields). Franz was a farmer.
  • On 24 August 1910,Franz Johann Polzin's son, George Polzin was buried in Douglas Cemetery at age 1.
  • Franz Johann Polzin and Wilhelmine Augusta Hartwig appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1926 and 1943 living at Groomsville. Franz was a farmer and Wilhelmine carried out home duties.
  • Franz Johann Polzin was listed as the next of kin of Arthur Percy Polzin when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 31 May 1941 in Crow's Nest. He was living at Groomsville at the time he enlisted and gave his next of kin as his father Franz, and his year of birth as 1914. He was discharged on 15 Jan 1942 with the rank of Private in the 2nd Battalion.
  • Franz Johann Polzin was listed as the next of kin of Ernie Polzin when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 5 March 1945 in New South Wales. He gave his father Franz as his next of kin. He was discharged on 22 Oct 1946 with the rank of Corporal in the 16th Works Company.
  • Franz Johann Polzin died on 2 August 1961 in Queensland at age 84.
  • He was buried on 3 August 1961 in Douglas Cemetery.

Children of Franz Johann Polzin and Wilhelmine Augusta Hartwig

Frederick Polzin

M, b. 13 January 1899, d. 24 August 1977
  • Frederick Polzin was born on 13 January 1899 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Dionisius Polzin and Wilhelmina (Minnie) Puschmann.
  • Frederick Polzin and William Polzin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1926 living at Plainby. The two brothers were farmers and may have still lived with their parents.
  • Frederick Polzin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Plainby. Fred was a farmer.
  • Frederick Polzin died on 24 August 1977 in Plainby, Queensland, at age 78.
  • He was buried on 26 August 1977 in Garden of Remembrance, Toowoomba.

George Polzin

M, b. 21 April 1909, d. 22 August 1910
  • George Polzin was born on 21 April 1909 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Franz Johann Polzin and Wilhelmine Augusta Hartwig.
  • George Polzin died on 22 August 1910 in Queensland at age 1.
  • He was buried on 24 August 1910 in Douglas Cemetery.

George Alfred Polzin

M, b. 14 April 1912, d. 23 May 1975
  • George Alfred Polzin was born on 14 April 1912 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann John (Jack) Polzin and Auguste (Gusta) Genrich.
  • George Alfred Polzin died on 23 May 1975 in Point Vernon, Queensland, at age 63.
  • He was buried on 27 May 1975 in Hervey Bay Cemetery.

Gustav Julius Polzin

M, b. 20 May 1905, d. 4 July 1985

Henry John Polzin

M, b. 2 December 1907, d. 29 October 2002

Herbert Johann Polzin

M, b. 14 August 1908, d. 5 July 1963
  • Herbert Johann Polzin was born on 14 August 1908 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann John (Jack) Polzin and Auguste (Gusta) Genrich.
  • At the age of 19 years, Herbert Johann Polzin married an unknown person in 1928 in Queensland. Beatrice Mabel KRATZMANN.
  • Herbert Johann Polzin died on 5 July 1963 in Queensland at age 54. He died in an accident.

Herbert Stephen Polzin

M, b. 1902, d. 18 November 1971

Herman Polzin

M, b. 30 August 1885, d. 26 October 1961

Herman Polzin 1885-1961. Photo thanks to Dawn Lever

Child of Herman Polzin and Carolina Puschmann

Johann Franz Polzin

M, b. 3 December 1894, d. 26 May 1975

Johann Franz Polzin 1894-1975. Photo thanks to Dawn Lever
  • Johann Franz Polzin was born on 3 December 1894 in Douglas, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann Jacobus Polzin and Bertha Magdeline Schmidt.
  • Johann Franz Polzin was raised in the Douglas district. He settled at in Doctor's Creek when he purchased land from Christian Puschmann, his further wife's uncle, in 1920.
  • At the age of 27 years, 8 months and 6 days, Johann Franz Polzin married Emma Louisa Stark, daughter of Wilhelm August Ferdinand Stark and Augusta Puschmann, on 9 August 1922 in Djuan, Queensland. Their first house had been the manse at the Lutheran Church at Doctor's Creek. It was moved by rollers to John's property about ¼ mile from the church.
  • Johann Franz Polzin and Emma Louisa Stark appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Doctor's Creek. He was a labourer and Emma carried out home duties. His father and brothers farmed in the area.
  • In 1925 John, doing away with his horse drawn machiner, purchased the first 10-20 tractor in the district. He would often help his neighbours with their ploughing. He replaced his sulky and horse drawn spring cart with the first Nash car in the district in 1925.
    He sold corn, sometimes at the best price of 1/6d a bushell. Cattle sold for 10/- per head, or a bull would go for £2 or £3.
  • In November 1929 was fined for driving without a licence in Ipswich. His conviction was note in The Brisbane Courier on 5 November 1929. It read:- "Johann Franz Polzin, Haden pleaded guilty to a charge of driving a motor car in Brisbane-street, Ipswich without a license on September 24 last for which he was fined 20/ with 3/6 costs of court, in default 48 hours improsonment."
  • In 1936, Thomas Askin built a new home on for Johann Franz Polzin in Doctor's Creek. Timber growing on the property was hauled by a home made log-junker to make the house blocks.
  • He purchased more land at Doctor's Creek from John (Frederick) Lucht around 1940.
  • Johann Franz Polzin and Emma Louisa Stark retired to Toowoomba in 1953,after raising a family of eight children.
  • Johann Franz Polzin died on 26 May 1975 in Queensland at age 80.
  • He was buried on 30 May 1975 in Toowoomba Garden of Remembrance.

Johann Jacobus Polzin

M, b. 18 August 1858, d. 10 May 1939

Bertha Magdaline (nee SCHMIDT) & Johann Jacobus POLZIN - photo thanks to R. Astbury
  • Johann Jacobus Polzin was baptized on 25 July 1858 in Prussia.
  • He was born on 18 August 1858 in Prussia.
  • He was the son of Stephen Polzin and Faromka (Veronica) Riebschlager.
  • At the age of 23 years, 3 months and 2 days, Johann Jacobus Polzin married Bertha Magdeline Schmidt on 20 November 1881 in Prussia.
  • Johann Jacobus Polzin and Bertha Magdeline Schmidt immigrated to Queensland on 11 February 1882. Johann 22 and Bertha 23 came on the Roma which departed Plymouth on 22 Dec 1881, with their daughter Louise an infant. Johann's parents Stephan and Veronica had immigrated to Queensland in 1877.
  • Johann Jacobus Polzin was naturalised in 1885 in Queensland (an unknown value.)
  • He and Bertha Magdeline Schmidt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Goombungee. Johann was a farmer. Bertha and Lucy carried out domestic duties.
  • Johann Jacobus Polzin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Douglas. He was a farmer and she carried out home duties. Their five sons, Johann, Ferdinand, Herman, Albert and Martin also farmed in the area.
  • On 10 January 1933,his wife, Bertha Magdeline Schmidt died in Queensland at age 74.
  • Johann Jacobus Polzin died on 10 May 1939 in Douglas, Queensland, at age 80.
  • He was buried on 11 May 1939 in Douglas Cemetery.

Children of Johann Jacobus Polzin and Bertha Magdeline Schmidt

Johann John (Jack) Polzin

M, b. 28 November 1875, d. 20 January 1958

Children of Johann John (Jack) Polzin and Auguste (Gusta) Genrich

Joseph Polzin

M, b. 1845, d. 24 March 1886
  • Joseph Polzin was born in 1845 in Prussia.
  • He was the son of Stephen Polzin and Faromka (Veronica) Riebschlager.
  • At the age of 25 years, Joseph Polzin married Emilie (Amelia) Panzram, daughter of Andreas Panzram and Justine Roch, in 1870 in Deutch Krone, Prussia.
  • Joseph Polzin and Emilie (Amelia) Panzram immigrated to Queensland on 20 August 1873. Joseph, aged 28, and Emilie, 27 travelled on the Friedeburg with their children Denisuis aged 1 and Auguste aged 6. Auguste, according to some researchers, died on the voyage but the passenger list does not confirm this. Also aboard the ship were Ferdinand Raatz and his family.
  • Joseph Polzin died on 24 March 1886 in Highfields, Queensland. He lived at Highfields.
  • He was buried on 25 March 1886 in Cabarlah Cemetery.

Children of Joseph Polzin and Emilie (Amelia) Panzram

Joseph Ernest Polzin

M, b. 30 January 1900, d. 17 February 1966
  • Joseph Ernest Polzin was born on 30 January 1900 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann John (Jack) Polzin and Auguste (Gusta) Genrich.
  • At the age of 26 years, Joseph Ernest Polzin married Elizabeth Matilda JOHNSTONE in 1927 in Queensland.
  • Joseph Ernest Polzin died on 17 February 1966 in Queensland at age 66.
  • He was buried in Mundubbera Cemetery.

Lily Polzin

F, b. 20 August 1909, d. 9 May 1998

Lora Bertha Louisa Polzin

F, b. 24 September 1913, d. 21 January 1970
  • Lora Bertha Louisa Polzin was born on 24 September 1913 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Franz Johann Polzin and Wilhelmine Augusta Hartwig.
  • At the age of 25 years, Lora Bertha Louisa Polzin married Stanley Otto, son of Adolf Otto and Maria Polzin, in 1939 in Queensland.
  • Lora Bertha Louisa Polzin and Stanley Otto appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Bum Bum Creek. Stan was a farmer.
  • Lora Bertha Louisa Polzin died on 21 January 1970 in Queensland at age 56.
  • She was cremated on 24 January 1970 the Garden of Remembrance Crematorium, Toowoomba.
  • She was buried on 7 February 1989 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. She was buried with her sister Bertha.

Louisa Emealia Polzin

F, b. 5 January 1899, d. 18 May 1965
  • Louisa Emealia Polzin was born on 5 January 1899 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Johann John (Jack) Polzin and Auguste (Gusta) Genrich.
  • At the age of 23 years, Louisa Emealia Polzin married Andrew Hamilton Denholm in 1923 in Queensland.
  • Louisa Emealia Polzin died on 18 May 1965 in Queensland at age 66.

Lucia Cecilia Polzin

F, b. 16 December 1880, d. 27 April 1966

Lucial Ceclila Hartwig (nee Polzin) 1880-1966. Photo thanks to Dawn Lever
  • Lucia Cecilia Polzin was born on 16 December 1880 in Prussia.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Jacobus Polzin and Bertha Magdeline Schmidt.
  • Lucia Cecilia Polzin immigrated on 11 February 1882 to Queensland with Johann Jacobus Polzin and Bertha Magdeline Schmidt. Johann 22 and Bertha 23 came on the Roma which departed Plymouth on 22 Dec 1881, with their daughter Louise an infant. Johann's parents Stephan and Veronica had immigrated to Queensland in 1877.
  • Lucia Cecilia Polzin appeared on the Electoral Roll with Bertha Magdeline Schmidt and Johann Jacobus Polzin in 1903 in Goombungee. Johann was a farmer. Bertha and Lucy carried out domestic duties.
  • At the age of 24 years and 12 days, Lucia Cecilia Polzin married Samuel Simeon Hartwig, son of Pastor August Daniel Hartwig and Wilhelmine Emielie Amalie Stabe, on 28 December 1904 in Douglas, Queensland.
  • Lucia Cecilia Polzin and Samuel Simeon Hartwig appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1926 and 1930 living at Groomsville. Samuel was a farmer and Lucy carried out home duties.
  • Lucia Cecilia Polzin and Samuel Simeon Hartwig appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Groomsville. Samuel was a farmer. Their son Herbert was a farmer also and daughter Dorothy carried out home duties.
  • On 6 November 1963,her husband, Samuel Simeon Hartwig died in Queensland at age 82.
  • Lucia Cecilia Polzin died on 27 April 1966 in Crow's Nest Hospital at age 85.
  • She was buried on 29 April 1966 in Douglas Cemetery. SEC1-016-0013.
    Grave of Samuel Simeon & Lucia Cecila (nee Polzin) Hartwig - Douglas Cemetery. Photo- Copyright 2006. http://chapelhill.homeip.net

Children of Lucia Cecilia Polzin and Samuel Simeon Hartwig

Maria Polzin

F, b. 1880, d. 14 August 1946

Children of Maria Polzin and Adolf Otto

Child of Maria Polzin and Johann Wilhelm (John Albert) Kuhl

Maria Polzin

F, b. 13 June 1906

Maria Dorothea Emilie Polzin

F, b. 1887, d. 1959

Children of Maria Dorothea Emilie Polzin and Frederick Sperling

Martha Maria Polzin

F, b. 25 November 1882, d. 3 June 1885
  • Martha Maria Polzin was born on 25 November 1882 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Jacobus Polzin and Bertha Magdeline Schmidt.
  • Martha Maria Polzin died on 3 June 1885 in Highfields, Queensland, at age 2.

Martin George Polzin

M, b. 11 November 1899, d. 2 November 1987

Martin George Polzin 1899-1987. Photo thanks to Dawn Lever
  • Martin George Polzin was born on 11 November 1899 in Douglas, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johann Jacobus Polzin and Bertha Magdeline Schmidt.
  • Martin George Polzin appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Douglas. He was a farmer, his brother Ferdinand and father Johann also farming in the area.
  • At the age of 32 years, 1 month and 12 days, Martin George Polzin married Emily Elizabeth Eliza Von Pein on 23 December 1931 in Queensland.
  • Martin George Polzin died on 2 November 1987 in Toowoomba Hospital at age 87.
  • He was buried on 5 November 1987 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Maud Ellen Polzin

F, b. 19 August 1913

Michael Polzin

M, b. 1864, d. 3 August 1951

Children of Michael Polzin and Emilie Auguste Mathilda Burghardt

Michael Johann Franz (Dick) Polzin

M, b. 1893, d. 11 November 1946

Paul Polzin

M, b. 17 August 1884

Paulus (Paul) Polzin

M, b. 16 April 1892, d. 26 September 1974

Paulus Polzin 1892-1974. Photo thanks to Dawn Lever

Child of Paulus (Paul) Polzin and Wilhelmine Maria Vonhoff

Roy Ferdinand Polzin

M, b. 8 October 1916, d. 7 July 1993
  • Roy Ferdinand Polzin was born on 8 October 1916.
  • At the age of 22 years, Roy Ferdinand Polzin married Eileen Evelyn Sperling in 1939 in Queensland.
  • Roy Ferdinand Polzin died on 7 July 1993 at age 76.
  • He was buried on 9 July 1993 in Cabarlah Cemetery.