Isabella Somerville

F, b. 1884

Matthew Somerville

M, b. circa 1855, d. 1886
  • Matthew Somerville was born circa 1855.
  • Matthew Somerville married Elizabeth Whitley Forrest in 1882 in Scotland.
  • Matthew Somerville and Elizabeth Whitley Forrest immigrated to Brisbane on 12 December 1883. They travelled on the Merkara with Matthew's parents and siblings and the wife of Matthew's brother William.
  • Matthew Somerville died in 1886 in Queensland.

Children of Matthew Somerville and Elizabeth Whitley Forrest

Olive Teresa Somes

F, b. 1899, d. 1970

Agnes Sommer

F, b. 1913
  • Agnes Sommer was born in 1913 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Franz A Sommer and Bertha Rosilen Kruger.
  • Agnes Sommer appeared on the Electoral Roll with Bertha Rosilen Kruger and Franz A Sommer in 1937 in Douglas Road, Goombungee. Franz was a farmer. Their children Mary Elizabeth, Agnes and Michael, a labourer also lived at Douglas Road.
  • At the age of 24 years, Agnes Sommer married Clyde William McLaren in 1937, in Queensland.

Albert Sommer

M, b. 1880, d. 1902

Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer

F, b. 1883, d. 7 December 1966
  • Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer was born in 1883.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Sommer and Anna Christina Schmidt.
  • At the age of 21 years, Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer married John Kruger, son of August Kruger and Maria (Mary) Garske, in 1904 in Queensland.
  • Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Pinelands. Her husband John was enrolled in Crow's Nest. He was a farmer.
  • She and John Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Pinelands. John was a farmer.
  • Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer and John Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. John was a farmer. Their son Andrew was also a farmer at Pinelands.
  • Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer and John Kruger 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.
  • On 5 May 1945,her husband, John Kruger died in Queensland at age 68.
  • Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer and Thomas Patrick Kruger appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Pinelands. Thomas was a farmer. His mother Annie and sister Mary carried out home duties.
  • Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer died on 7 December 1966 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 9 December 1966 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Children of Annie Elizabeth Mary Sommer and John Kruger

Catherine Sommer

F, b. 1907, d. 1909

Franz A Sommer

M, b. 1874, d. 20 March 1963

Children of Franz A Sommer and Bertha Rosilen Kruger

Johann Sommer

M, b. 1845, d. 29 April 1905
  • Johann Sommer was born in 1845 in Germany.
  • Johann Sommer married Anna Christina Schmidt circa 1870.
  • In 1901 John (surname spelt Somer) was listed as a farmer of Goombungee in the Crow's Nest Post Office Directory.
  • Johann Sommer and Anna Christina Schmidt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Douglas Road, Goombungee. Johann was a farmer.
  • Johann Sommer died on 29 April 1905 in Queensland.
  • He was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.

Children of Johann Sommer and Anna Christina Schmidt

Lucia Cecilia Sommer

F, b. circa 1885, d. 1935

Martha Elizabeth Sommer

F, b. 1888, d. 11 August 1962
  • Martha Elizabeth Sommer was born in 1888 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Johann Sommer and Anna Christina Schmidt.
  • At the age of 20 years, Martha Elizabeth Sommer married Paul Schmidt in 1908 in Queensland.
  • Martha Elizabeth Sommer and Paul Schmidt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. Paul was a farmer.
  • Martha Elizabeth Sommer and Philip Andrew Schmidt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Pinelands. Martha carried out home duties and Phil was a farmer.
  • Martha Elizabeth Sommer and Philip Andrew Schmidt appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Pinelands. He was a farmer while his mother Martha carried out home duties.
  • Martha Elizabeth Sommer died on 11 August 1962 in Queensland.
  • She was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery. RC1-00E-0008.

Children of Martha Elizabeth Sommer and Paul Schmidt

Mary Elizabeth Sommer

F, b. 1899, d. 1978
  • Mary Elizabeth Sommer was born in 1899 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Franz A Sommer and Bertha Rosilen Kruger.
  • Mary Elizabeth Sommer appeared on the Electoral Roll with Bertha Rosilen Kruger and Franz A Sommer in 1937 in Douglas Road, Goombungee. Franz was a farmer. Their children Mary Elizabeth, Agnes and Michael, a labourer also lived at Douglas Road.
  • Mary Elizabeth Sommer died in 1978 in Queensland.

Michael John Sommer

M, b. 1911, d. 1982
  • Michael John Sommer was born in 1911 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Franz A Sommer and Bertha Rosilen Kruger.
  • Michael John Sommer appeared on the Electoral Roll with Bertha Rosilen Kruger and Franz A Sommer in 1937 in Douglas Road, Goombungee. Franz was a farmer. Their children Mary Elizabeth, Agnes and Michael, a labourer also lived at Douglas Road.
  • Michael John Sommer died in 1982 in Queensland.

David Reginald Sondergeld Dalton

M, b. 1912
  • David Reginald Sondergeld Dalton was born in 1912 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Johanna Williams (Wilms).
  • David Reginald Sondergeld Dalton appeared on the Electoral Roll with Johanna Williams (Wilms) in 1936 in 2 Cummings Street, Toowoomba. Johanna and her daugther Georgenia carried out home duties. Son David Reginald was a labourer, and son Edward Victor was a painter living at Anzac Avenue with his wife Cecilia. All three children was listed under the name of Dalton.

Edward Victor Sondergeld Dalton

M, b. 1904, d. 1957
  • Edward Victor Sondergeld Dalton was also known as Edward Victor Dalton.
  • He was born in 1904 in Queensland. His death is registered under the name of Edward Victor Dalton, son of John Dalton.
  • He was the son of Johanna Williams (Wilms).
  • At the age of 22 years, Edward Victor Sondergeld Dalton married an unknown person Cecilia Gertrude Reeves in 1926 in Queensland.
  • He lived nearby to Johanna Williams (Wilms), who lived in 2 Cummings Street, Toowoomba, in 1936. Johanna and her daugther Georgenia carried out home duties. Son David Reginald was a labourer, and son Edward Victor was a painter living at Anzac Avenue with his wife Cecilia. All three children was listed under the name of Dalton.
  • Edward Victor Sondergeld Dalton died in 1957 in Queensland.

Georgenia Ida Sondergeld Dalton

F, b. 1908, d. 1972
  • Georgenia Ida Sondergeld Dalton was born in 1908 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Johanna Williams (Wilms).
  • Georgenia Ida Sondergeld Dalton appeared on the Electoral Roll with Johanna Williams (Wilms) in 1936 in 2 Cummings Street, Toowoomba. Johanna and her daugther Georgenia carried out home duties. Son David Reginald was a labourer, and son Edward Victor was a painter living at Anzac Avenue with his wife Cecilia. All three children was listed under the name of Dalton.
  • Georgenia Ida Sondergeld Dalton died in 1972 in Queensland.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1972 living at 5 Burstow Street, Toowoomba.

Adam Sondergeld

M, b. 20 February 1859

Annie Sondergeld

F, b. 1900, d. 1900
  • Annie Sondergeld died in 1900 in Queensland. Her birth and death registration does not show a father's name.
  • She was born in 1900 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Johanna Williams (Wilms).

Carl Albert Sondergeld

M, b. 1884, d. 1942

Dorothy Ida Millicent Sondergeld

F, b. 20 February 1895, d. 3 May 1896
  • Dorothy Ida Millicent Sondergeld was born on 20 February 1895 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Ludwig Sondergeld and Kate Evans.
  • Dorothy Ida Millicent Sondergeld died on 3 May 1896 in Queensland at age 1.

Edward Louis Frederick Sondergeld

M, b. 19 October 1901, d. 4 June 1992
  • Edward Louis Frederick Sondergeld was born on 19 October 1901 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Ludwig Sondergeld and Kate Evans.
  • At the age of 22 years, Edward Louis Frederick Sondergeld married Beatrice Olive Lavender, daughter of Michael Lavender and Mary Maag, in 1924 in Queensland.
  • Edward Louis Frederick Sondergeld and Beatrice Olive Lavender appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. Edward was a farmer.
  • Edward Louis Frederick Sondergeld was living at Crow's Nest at the time his father Ludwig Sondergeld died on 6 February 1930. The Brisbane Courier reported The Brisbane Courier.
  • Edward Louis Frederick Sondergeld and Beatrice Olive Lavender appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Pinelands. Edward was a farmer.
  • On 8 April 1974,his wife, Beatrice Olive Lavender died in Queensland at age 72.
  • Edward Louis Frederick Sondergeld died on 4 June 1992 in Queensland at age 90.

Eric Henry Gordon Sondergeld

M, b. 4 August 1904, d. 26 February 1980
  • Eric Henry Gordon Sondergeld was born on 4 August 1904 in Pinelands, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Ludwig Sondergeld and Kate Evans.
  • At the age of 22 years, Eric Henry Gordon Sondergeld married Mabel Daisy Dukes, daughter of John Dukes and Harriet Jordan, in 1927 in Queensland.
  • Eric Henry Gordon Sondergeld and Mabel Daisy Dukes appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Crow's Nest. Eric was a dairy farmer.
  • Eric Henry Gordon Sondergeld was living at Crow's Nest at the time his father Ludwig Sondergeld died on 6 February 1930. The Brisbane Courier reported The Brisbane Courier.
  • On 18 January 1961,his wife, Mabel Daisy Dukes died in Queensland at age 53.
  • Eric Henry Gordon Sondergeld died on 26 February 1980 in Queensland at age 75.
  • He was buried on 28 February 1980 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Evelyn Margaret Sondergeld

F, b. 19 November 1896, d. November 1976
  • Evelyn Margaret Sondergeld was born on 19 November 1896 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Ludwig Sondergeld and Kate Evans.
  • Evelyn Margaret Sondergeld commenced school at Crow's Nest State School in 1901.
  • Evelyn was a bridesmaid at the wedding of Florence Mary Sondergeld and Alan McDonald Brosnan, son of Thaddius Joseph Brosnan and Agnes Mary McDonald, on 9 June 1914 in Queensland; The wedding details appeared in The Queenslander on 27 June 1914 - " WEDDINGS. Brosnan—Sondergeld.
    A pretty wedding was celebrated at St. George's Church, Crow's Nest, on June 9, when Mr. A. Macdonald Brosnan (eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. (Ted.) Brosnan, Lynwood farm, Plainly) was married to Miss Florance Mary Sondergeld (eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. Sondergeld, of Fernvale, Crow's Nest. The Rev. W. H. Elvery officiated. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a beautiful gown of ivory white Oriental satin, the bodice made with a round yoke of fine Brussels net richly embroidered with crystal and opal beads, and draped with satin and silk lace, the sleeves were full length, and were trimmed with beads and the lame lace, the skirt was slightly draped, showing a panel of rich dieep lace out lined with beads. A Court train heavily kilted fell from the shoulders, and showed a deep frill of lace underneath. She also wore an embroidered, tulle veil surmounted by a coronet of orange blossoms, and carried a shower bouquet of narcissi, camellias, stocks, and maiden hair fern, with white ribbon streamers (a gift from the bridegroom). Her beautiful gold wristlet watch was a gift from the bridegroom's father. Miss Evelyn Sondergeld (sister of the bride) acted as bridesmaid. M. Scurrah (Ipswich) acted as best man. After the ceremony the bridal party drove to the residence of the bride's parents, where a large party of relatives and friends were entertained at a wed ding tea. Mr. and Mrs A Bros nan left by the evening's train for Toowooinba en route to Brisbane and the Tweed for the honeymoon."
  • At the age of 24 years, Evelyn Margaret Sondergeld married Sydney Edwin Walker, son of Alfred Walker and Jane Stewart McIntosh, in 1921 in Queensland.
  • Evelyn Margaret Sondergeld and Sydney Edwin Walker appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1943 living at Pinelands. Syd was a farmer.
  • Evelyn Margaret Sondergeld was living at Pinelands at the time her father Ludwig Sondergeld died on 6 February 1930. The Brisbane Courier reported The Brisbane Courier.
  • On 17 April 1951,her husband, Sydney Edwin Walker died in Monto at age 54.
  • Evelyn Margaret Sondergeld died in November 1976 in Queensland.

Florence Mary Sondergeld

F, b. 1891, d. 1978
  • Florence Mary Sondergeld was born in 1891 in New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Ludwig Sondergeld and Kate Evans.
  • Florence Mary Sondergeld appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Crow's Nest. She carried out home duties. Her parents Lugwig and Kate farmed at Pinelands.
  • At the age of 23 years, Florence Mary Sondergeld married Alan McDonald Brosnan, son of Thaddius Joseph Brosnan and Agnes Mary McDonald, on 9 June 1914 in Queensland. The wedding details appeared in The Queenslander on 27 June 1914 - " WEDDINGS. Brosnan—Sondergeld.
    A pretty wedding was celebrated at St. George's Church, Crow's Nest, on June 9, when Mr. A. Macdonald Brosnan (eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. E. (Ted.) Brosnan, Lynwood farm, Plainly) was married to Miss Florance Mary Sondergeld (eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. L. Sondergeld, of Fernvale, Crow's Nest. The Rev. W. H. Elvery officiated. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a beautiful gown of ivory white Oriental satin, the bodice made with a round yoke of fine Brussels net richly embroidered with crystal and opal beads, and draped with satin and silk lace, the sleeves were full length, and were trimmed with beads and the lame lace, the skirt was slightly draped, showing a panel of rich dieep lace out lined with beads. A Court train heavily kilted fell from the shoulders, and showed a deep frill of lace underneath. She also wore an embroidered, tulle veil surmounted by a coronet of orange blossoms, and carried a shower bouquet of narcissi, camellias, stocks, and maiden hair fern, with white ribbon streamers (a gift from the bridegroom). Her beautiful gold wristlet watch was a gift from the bridegroom's father. Miss Evelyn Sondergeld (sister of the bride) acted as bridesmaid. M. Scurrah (Ipswich) acted as best man. After the ceremony the bridal party drove to the residence of the bride's parents, where a large party of relatives and friends were entertained at a wed ding tea. Mr. and Mrs A Bros nan left by the evening's train for Toowooinba en route to Brisbane and the Tweed for the honeymoon."
  • Florence Mary Sondergeld was listed as the next of kin of Alan McDonald Brosnan when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 14 July 1917. He was a farmer of Crow's Nest and gave his wife as Florence Mary Brosnan. He joined the 2nd Light Horse, 30th Reinforcement as a Private. His Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAS A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917 and he returned to Australia on 26 January 1919.
  • On 5 August 1925,Florence Mary Sondergeld's daughter, Jean Margaret Brosnan was buried in Crow's Nest Cemetery.
  • Florence Mary Sondergeld and Alan McDonald Brosnan appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Pinelands. Alan was a farmer.
  • Florence Mary Sondergeld was living at Pinelands at the time her father Ludwig Sondergeld died on 6 February 1930. The Brisbane Courier reported The Brisbane Courier.
  • On 21 April 1967,her husband, Alan McDonald Brosnan died in Queensland at age 74.
  • Florence Mary Sondergeld died in 1978 in Queensland.

Child of Florence Mary Sondergeld and Alan McDonald Brosnan

George Sondergeld

M, b. 30 April 1853, d. September 1944
  • George Sondergeld was born on 30 April 1853 in Hessen, Germany.
  • He was the son of Johann George Sondergeld and Margarettta Ryle.
  • George Sondergeld immigrated in 1856 to Moreton Bay with Johann George Sondergeld and Margarettta Ryle. A John aged 34, and Anna M aged 32, travelled on the John Caesar with their son John A. aged 2, however there is no record of George on the ship nor any further record of John in Queensland. Perhaps George was John.
  • George Sondergeld was naturalised in 1877 in Queensland.
  • At the age of 26 years, George Sondergeld married Wilhelmine Kolberg in 1880 in Queensland. George became a farmer, lived at Normanby in Brisbane and then retired.
  • In 1901,his wife, Wilhelmine Kolberg died in Queensland. She possibly died during or soon after the birth of their 10th child, William Otto.
  • George Sondergeld died in September 1944 in Queensland at age 91.
  • He was buried on 14 September 1944 in Toowong Cemetery.

Child of George Sondergeld and Wilhelmine Kolberg

Gordon Sondergeld

M, b. circa 1925, d. 2 September 1994

Henrietta Sondergeld

F, b. 1891
  • Henrietta Sondergeld was born in 1891 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of William Sondergeld and Johanna Williams (Wilms).
  • At the age of 20 years, Henrietta Sondergeld married an unknown person Leslie John William Connor in 1911.

Henry Sondergeld

M, b. 16 June 1864, d. 15 December 1899

Children of Henry Sondergeld and Elizabeth Naumann

Johann George Sondergeld

M, b. 1811, d. 19 May 1875
  • Johann George Sondergeld was born in 1811 in Germany. He was the son of John SONDERGELD and Susanna WEIS.
  • He and Margarettta Ryle may have immigrated to Moreton Bay in 1856. A John aged 34, and Anna M aged 32, travelled on the John Caesar with their son John A. aged 2, however there is no record of George on the ship nor any further record of John in Queensland. Perhaps George was John.
  • Johann George Sondergeld was naturalised in 1862 in Queensland.
  • John and Margaret must have had fallen out several times because on on 23 March 1870 John placed the following notice in The Darling Downs Gazette :- "I HEREBY give notice to my servant MARGARET RYLE - who left me on the 12th February last and returned on the 15th ; left me again on the 24th of same month, and absented herself - until dinner-time next day ; left me again on the 8th March with six children, — that from this date I will not receive her back into my service again. I also give notice that as soon as I get the chance I intend marrying some respectable girl or widow woman. Whoever has any claim against we will please render the same within twenty-one days from this date. JOHN SONDERGELD. Toowoomba, March 23, 1870. "
  • At the age of 60 years, Johann George Sondergeld married Margarettta Ryle on 31 July 1871 in Queensland.
  • Johann George Sondergeld died on 19 May 1875 in Highfields, Queensland.
  • He was buried on 27 May 1875 in Drayton and Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Johann George Sondergeld and Margarettta Ryle

John Sondergeld

M, b. 1897