Charles Percy Schefe

M, b. 1893, d. 29 April 1961

Edith Mary (Ida Maria) Schefe

F, b. 19 September 1885, d. 3 July 1961
  • Edith Mary (Ida Maria) Schefe was also known as Ida Maria.
  • She was born on 19 September 1885 in Glencoe.
  • She was the daughter of Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe and Maria Franciska Knack.
  • At the age of 21 years, 2 months and 9 days, Edith Mary (Ida Maria) Schefe married Heinrich Carl Raatz, son of Hermann Julius Raatz and Henrietta Moritz, on 28 November 1906. They settled at Coalbank.
  • Edith Mary (Ida Maria) Schefe and Heinrich Carl Raatz appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1926 and 1930 living at Murra Murra. Heinrich was a farmer and Edith carried out home duties.
  • Edith Mary (Ida Maria) Schefe appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Coalbank. Henry was a farmer.
  • On 24 January 1948,her husband, Heinrich Carl Raatz died in Queensland at age 67.
  • Edith Mary (Ida Maria) Schefe died on 3 July 1961 in Queensland at age 75.
  • She was buried on 5 July 1961 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Edith Mary (Ida Maria) Schefe and Heinrich Carl Raatz

Ernest Matthies Schefe

M, b. 1898, d. 4 June 1987

Ethel Emily Schefe

F, b. 1888, d. January 1933

Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe

M, b. 16 February 1859, d. July 1940
  • Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe was born on 16 February 1859 in Denmark.
  • He was the son of Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe and Sophia Catherina Frese.
  • Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe immigrated on 5 September 1863 to Queensland with Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe and Sophia Catherina Frese. Mathias aged 34, and Sophia aged 28, travelled to Australia on the "Beausite" with their children Carl aged 2, and Mathilde, an infant. Their son Frederick must have travelled with them, though his name is not on the ships manafest.
    The family settled at Gowrie Junction.
  • His first job was at Borah Water Holes and Goombungee, then part of Gowrie Station owned by Colonel King, where he shephered sheep. He worked with a brother, camping with the sheep and relying on his family to supply their food. He was paid £20 a year.
    He once made a trip with five thousand drought struck sheep to Cunnamulla with only one person to help him, an aboriginal. He was a shearer and often rode 500 miles to Cunamulla to follow the shearing circuit and be home for Christmas. He also did fencing, and was contracted to the railway.
  • At the age of 23 years, Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe married Maria Franciska Knack in 1883 in Queensland. They settled at Muniganeen, also known as Prickly Pear Gully (between Goombungee and Meringandan.)
  • In 1893 Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe and Maria Franciska Knack moved to Bergen where they took over Fred's brother's selection. John had been drowned during a flood the year before. Here they built a slab hut with a large fireplace big enough to hold the camp oven used to bake the bread. The vine scrub was felled, cleared and planted to enable dairying to commence. The cream, sometimes only a small amount, was sent to the depot near the Bergen school. It was then sent to Meringandan, and from there by rail to the Silverwood Butter Factory in Toowoomba. A factory was later built at Crow's Nest and then one at Goombungee. Fred was director of the factory until it closed.
    Fred was the Chairman of the Bergen School committee. He was also involved with the Farmer's Union and the Goombungee-Haden Show Committee.
    Meanwhile Mary ran the local Post Office for a number of years. The mail would arrived by pack horse and was sorted for neighbours to collect three times a week.
  • Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe and Maria Franciska Knack appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Bergen. Fred was a farmer and Mary, as she was known, carrried out domestic duties.
  • Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe was listed as the next of kin of Henry Christie Schefe when she enlisted in the Australian Army on 20 January 1916 in Toowoomba. His service number was 3630 and he gave his next of kin as his father Frederick Schefe of Murra Murra Road, Crow's Nest. His brother Norman joined the same day.
  • On 29 June 1918,their son, Henry Christie Schefe died in France.
  • Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe and Maria Franciska Knack appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Murra Murra. Frederick was a farmer. He gave his address as Neuve while Mary gave hers as Murra Murra.
  • Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe died in July 1940 in Queensland at age 81.
  • He was buried on 14 July 1940 in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.

Children of Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe and Maria Franciska Knack

Frederike Sophia Schefe

F, b. 1887, d. 1974

Henry Bantolt Schefe

M, b. 22 July 1871, d. 9 December 1881
  • Henry Bantolt Schefe was born on 22 July 1871 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe and Sophia Catherina Frese.
  • Henry Bantolt Schefe died on 9 December 1881 in Gowrie Scrub, Queensland, at age 10. He died when he was hit by a barrell of water fallingfrom a dray.

Henry Christie Schefe

M, b. 1896, d. 29 June 1918
  • Henry Christie Schefe was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.
  • He was born in 1896 in Bergen, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe and Maria Franciska Knack.
  • Henry Christie Schefe enlisted in the AIF on 20 January 1916 in Toowoomba His service number was 3630 and he gave his next of kin as his father Frederick Schefe of Murra Murra Road, Crow's Nest. His brother Norman joined the same day.
  • Henry Christie Schefe was killed in action on 29 June 1918 in France.
  • He was buried in France.

Johann Jochim Mathias Schefe

M, b. 8 June 1865

Johann Wilhelm Schefe

M, b. 18 April 1867, d. 6 November 1892
  • Johann Wilhelm Schefe was born on 18 April 1867 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe and Sophia Catherina Frese.
  • Johann Wilhelm Schefe died on 6 November 1892 in Queensland at age 25. He died during a flood in Tuan Creek. After his death his brother Fred and his wife Mary took over his selection at Bergen.

Lizzie Catherina Schefe

F, b. 1902, d. February 1932

Martha Franziske Schefe

F, b. 29 December 1884, d. 1961

Children of Martha Franziske Schefe and Herbert Smith

Martin Bernard Schefe

M, b. 7 August 1873, d. 16 August 1931
  • Martin Bernard Schefe was born on 7 August 1873 in Gowrie Scrub, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe and Sophia Catherina Frese.
  • At the age of 21 years, Martin Bernard Schefe married Catherina Maria Petersen in 1895 in Queensland.
  • Martin Bernard Schefe died on 16 August 1931 in Queensland at age 58.
  • He was buried on 17 August 1931 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe

M, b. 1829, d. 22 September 1891
  • Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe was born in 1829 in Germany.
  • At the age of 29 years, Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe married Sophia Catherina Frese on 24 May 1858 in Germany.
  • Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe and Sophia Catherina Frese immigrated to Queensland on 5 September 1863. Mathias aged 34, and Sophia aged 28, travelled to Australia on the "Beausite" with their children Carl aged 2, and Mathilde, an infant. Their son Frederick must have travelled with them, though his name is not on the ships manafest.
    The family settled at Gowrie Junction.
  • Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe died on 22 September 1891 in Gowrie Scrub, Queensland.
  • He was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.

Children of Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe and Sophia Catherina Frese

Matilda Dorothea Schefe

F, b. 20 November 1862, d. 12 April 1929
  • Matilda Dorothea Schefe was born on 20 November 1862 in Denmark.
  • She was the daughter of Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe and Sophia Catherina Frese.
  • Matilda Dorothea Schefe immigrated on 5 September 1863 to Queensland with Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe and Sophia Catherina Frese. Mathias aged 34, and Sophia aged 28, travelled to Australia on the "Beausite" with their children Carl aged 2, and Mathilde, an infant. Their son Frederick must have travelled with them, though his name is not on the ships manafest.
    The family settled at Gowrie Junction.
  • At the age of 19 years, Matilda Dorothea Schefe married Heinrich Friedrich Stein in 1882 in Queensland.
  • Matilda Dorothea Schefe died on 12 April 1929 in Queensland at age 66.

Norman Frederick Schefe

M, b. 5 December 1890, d. 1972
  • Norman Frederick Schefe was born on 5 December 1890 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Frederick Mathias Christy Schefe and Maria Franciska Knack.
  • Norman Frederick Schefe began military service on 20 January 1916 in Toowoomba. His service number was 3631 and he gave his next of kin as his father Frederick Schefe of Murra Murra Road, Crow's Nest. His brother Henry joined the same day. He served in France and returned home on 15 Nov1919.
  • At the age of 28 years, 2 months and 5 days, Norman Frederick Schefe married Tabatha Watson Stopper on 10 February 1919 in Lincoln, England.
  • Norman Frederick Schefe enlisted in the Australian Army on 19 April 1942 in Queensland He gave his addresses as Rocky Creek, and his next of kin as Tabatha. His service number was Q225791. He was discharged on 9 Aug 1944 with the rank of Private in the 7th Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps.
  • Norman Frederick Schefe died in 1972 in Queensland.

Peter Dornall Schefe

M, b. 2 May 1875, d. 6 May 1930
  • Peter Dornall Schefe was born on 2 May 1875 in Gowrie, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Mathias Johann Jochim Schefe and Sophia Catherina Frese.
  • Peter Dornall Schefe died on 6 May 1930 in Queensland at age 55.
  • He was buried on 7 May 1930 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Sophia Schefe

F, b. 12 November 1869

Venn John Schefe

M, b. 1892, d. 13 November 1964

Child of Venn John Schefe and Esther Elizabeth Genrich

Victor Hermann Schefe

M, b. 1899, d. 3 February 1963

Violet Madeline Schefe

F, b. March 1923, d. 15 December 1946
  • Violet Madeline Schefe was born in March 1923.
  • She was the daughter of Venn John Schefe and Esther Elizabeth Genrich.
  • Violet Madeline Schefe died on 15 December 1946 in Queensland at age 23.
  • She was buried on 16 December 1946 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Maria Schelberg

F, b. 1874, d. 1963

Auguste Schenke

F, b. circa 1840
  • Auguste Schenke was born circa 1840.
  • Auguste Schenke married August Berg.
  • Auguste Schenke and August Berg immigrated in 1871. August and his wife Auguste immigrated from Prussia where August had been a school teacher. They disembarked at Bundaberg and settled at Woongarra Scrub for eight years. From there they selected land at South Ises where they grew corn and then sugar cane. They had 13 children of whom 10 survived.

Child of Auguste Schenke and August Berg

Anna Katherina Scherer

F, b. 13 January 1842
  • Anna Katherina Scherer was born on 13 January 1842 in Germany.
  • At the age of 21 years, 11 months and 23 days, Anna Katherina Scherer married Johanns Mengel, son of Conrad Mengel and Catherina Schneider, on 5 January 1864 in Germany.

Children of Anna Katherina Scherer and Johanns Mengel

Adabert Augustus (Albert) Scherger

M, b. 1890, d. 11 July 1959
  • Adabert Augustus (Albert) Scherger was born in 1890 in Bavaria.
  • He was the son of Antonio (John Anton) Scherger and Anna Maria Jesberger.
  • Adabert Augustus (Albert) Scherger and Maria Scherger immigrated to Queensland on 17 October 1904. Adabert 14 (at school) and his sister Mary 21(domestic servant) travelled on the Miltiades from London. The ship's passenger list stated they were from Bavaria.
  • At the age of 24 years, Adabert Augustus (Albert) Scherger married Wilhelamine Rosalia Kruger, daughter of August Joseph Kruger and Mary Ann Elizabeth Schick, in 1914.
  • Adabert Augustus (Albert) Scherger and Wilhelamine Rosalia Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Thornville. Adalbert was a labourer.
  • Adabert Augustus (Albert) Scherger and Wilhelamine Rosalia Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1958 living at Thornville. He was a labourer.
  • Adabert Augustus (Albert) Scherger died on 11 July 1959 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 13 July 1959 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. RC1-00D-0018.

Children of Adabert Augustus (Albert) Scherger and Wilhelamine Rosalia Kruger

Antonio (John Anton) Scherger

M, b. 28 April 1845, d. 5 May 1923
  • Antonio (John Anton) Scherger was born on 28 April 1845 in Germany. He was the son of Franz Scherger and Margaret Oberle.
  • Antonio (John Anton) Scherger married Anna Maria Jesberger circa 1880 in Germany.
  • In July 1919 Anton and Joseph were involved in an accident. The Brisbane Courier reported on 7 July: - “A driving accident happened near Thornville today. When Joseph Schick (71), a farmer at Thornville, and Antonio Scherger (73), a farmer at Thornvllle, wore both thrown from a sulky. Schick received a serious injury to the head and skull, and Scherger received abrasions on the face and bruises on the body and legs. The Ambulance Brigade met the cases on the road, and conveyed them to the Toowoomba General Hospital."
  • Antonio (John Anton) Scherger died on 5 May 1923 in Queensland at age 78.
  • He was buried on 7 May 1923 in Goombungee Cemetery. RC1-00K-0002.

Children of Antonio (John Anton) Scherger and Anna Maria Jesberger

August John Scherger

M, b. 4 November 1915, d. 27 February 1993

Brian Anthony Scherger

M, b. April 1933, d. 1 June 1933

Joseph William Scherger

M, b. 21 May 1921, d. 4 August 1999

Maria Scherger

F, b. 1880, d. 2 July 1974
  • Maria Scherger was born in 1880 in Bavaria.
  • She was the daughter of Antonio (John Anton) Scherger and Anna Maria Jesberger.
  • Maria Scherger and Adabert Augustus (Albert) Scherger immigrated to Queensland on 17 October 1904. Adabert 14 (at school) and his sister Mary 21(domestic servant) travelled on the Miltiades from London. The ship's passenger list stated they were from Bavaria.
  • At the age of 25 years, Maria Scherger married Joseph Schick, son of Joseph Anton Schick and Wilhelmina Jesberger, in 1905 in Queensland.
  • Maria Scherger and Joseph Schick appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Thornville. Joseph was a farmer and their daugther Annie carried out home duties.
  • Maria Scherger and Joseph Schick appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Thornville. Joseph was a farmer and Maria carred out home duties. Sons Michael and Francis were listed as farm labourers. Daughter Annie was listed as living at Mountain Camp and son David was a farmer at Cooyar.
  • On 21 February 1961,her husband, Joseph Schick died in Queensland at age 81.
  • Maria Scherger died on 2 July 1974 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 4 July 1974 in Goombungee Cemetery.

Children of Maria Scherger and Joseph Schick