Gladys Annie Wenham

F, b. 1910, d. 23 December 1993
  • Gladys Annie Wenham was born in 1910.
  • At the age of 25 years, Gladys Annie Wenham married Anton John (Tony) Mantiet, son of Jacob Manteit and Christina Oliva, in 1935 in Queensland.
  • Gladys Annie Wenham and Anton John (Tony) Mantiet appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Haden. Tony was a farmer.
  • Gladys Annie Wenham died on 23 December 1993.
  • She was buried on 29 December 1993 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Henry Wenham

M, b. circa 1880, d. 1955

Anna Maria Ernstine Wenzel

F, b. 1885, d. 1976
  • Anna Maria Ernstine Wenzel was born in 1885 in Queensland. She was the daughter of Carl Friedrich Ludwig Wenzel and Wilhelmine Ernestine Friedricke Wolff.
  • At the age of 21 years, Anna Maria Ernstine Wenzel married Wilhelm Richard Rudolph Kamp in 1906 in Queensland.
  • Anna Maria Ernstine Wenzel and Wilhelm Richard Rudolph Kamp appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Anduramba. William was a farmer.
  • Anna Maria Ernstine Wenzel died in 1976 in Queensland.

Fredrieke Wenzel

F, b. 1823, d. 23 September 1876
  • Fredrieke Wenzel was born in 1823 in Germany. She was the daughter of Karl Wenzel.
  • Fredrieke Wenzel married Wilhelm Abraham circa 1845.
  • Fredrieke Wenzel and Wilhelm Abraham immigrated to Moreton Bay on 1 August 1872. Wilhelm, 48 and Friedrieka 49 travelled on the Reichstag which left Hamburg on 7 Apr 1872. With them were Carl 13, Emilie 11 ? (Auguste 22) and Wilhelm 9 as well as their daughter Fredrieka 24 and her husbane Ludwig Lubcke 34 and their two children Albert 3 and Reinhold 2.
  • Fredrieke Wenzel died on 23 September 1876 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 25 September 1876 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Fredrieke Wenzel and Wilhelm Abraham

Adele C Werner

F, b. 7 November 1916, d. 1918

Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner

M, b. 1899, d. 2 April 1976

Albert Louis Francis Werner. (1899-1938). Photo courtesy of Helen J.
  • Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner was born in 1899 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was the son of Louis Francis Albig Werner and Elizabeth French.
  • Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner commenced school at Pinelands State School on 8 August 1905. at age 5 years, his father was a teamster, and he left the school in June 1906 when the family moved to Toowoomba.
  • In 1908 Frances (nee Bezanson) and Walter Tickle visited Frances' aunt, Elizabeth Werner in Toowoomba. They brought Frances' young sister Eva with them. While they were there a family photo was taken.
  • On 12 October 1920, Albert applied for and was granted the lease of 23 acres of land on Norfolk Island, Lot 98a. He gave his address at the time as Murrumba, Queensland.
  • At the age of 23 years, Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner married Anna Coomera Boyle, daughter of George James Boyle and Anna Maria Bolden, in 1922 in Queensland.
    Albert Louis Francis Werner and Anna Coomera Boyle on their wedding day in 1922 - photo courtesy of Helen Jones.
    Albert and Anna Coomera Boyle leaving on their honeymoon. 1922. Photo courtesy of Helen Jones
  • Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner and Anna Coomera Boyle lived in Queensland. Ab was involved with the timber industry. Albert had his own horse team which he used to haul sawn timber. They retired to Lawnton, Brisbane.
    Albert Werner and his horse team carting a load of sawn timber from his mill. Possibly taken in the late 1920's Photo courtesy of Helen J.
  • Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner and Anna Coomera Boyle appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Murrumba. Albert was shown as a team driver and Anna carried out home duties. His brother Edward was also a teamster at Mt Brisbane.
  • Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner and Anna Coomera Boyle appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Lawnton. Albert was a sawmiller and Anna carried out home duties.
  • Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner and Anna Coomera Boyle appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Cedar Pocket. Albert was a farmer and Anna carried out home duties.
  • Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner and Anna Coomera Boyle appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1954 living at Lawnton. Albert was a sawmill hand and Anna carried out home duties. Their youngest son also lived with them and was as timber worker also.
  • Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner and Anna Coomera Boyle appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1958 living at Mt Byron. Albert was a sawmiller and Anna carried out home duties. Two of their sons also lived at Mt Byron.
  • Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner and Anna Coomera Boyle appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1963 living at Lawnton. Anna carried out home duties, there was no occupation given for Albert.
  • Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1972 living at Lawnton. Anna carried out home duties, there was no occupation given for Albert.
  • Albert Loius Francis (Ab) Werner died on 2 April 1976 in Lawnton, Queensland.

Alexandrina Frances (Rene) Werner

F, b. 1902, d. 1977

Alexandrine Elizabeth Werner (1902-1977). Daughter of Hermann Robert Emil Werner and Jean Mann. Photo courtesy of Helen J.
  • Alexandrina Frances (Rene) Werner was born in 1902 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of Hermann Robert Emil Werner and Jean Mann.
  • At the age of 27 years, Alexandrina Frances (Rene) Werner married William James Weathered in 1929 in New South Wales.
  • Alexandrina Frances (Rene) Werner was listed as the next of kin of William James Weathered when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 1 July 1942 in Newcastle. His service number was N449611 and he was living at Mayfield East at the time he enlisted. He gave his next of kin as his wife Alexandrina. He was discharged on 11 February 1944 with the rank of Lance Corporal in the 31 Battalion Volunteer Defence Corps Part Time Duty.
  • Alexandrina Frances (Rene) Werner was listed as the next of kin of William James Weathered when he enlisted in the Australian Army on 18 February 1944 in Sydney. He was living at Mayfield at the time of his enlistment and gave his wife Alexandria as his next of kin. He was discharge on 8 January 1946 with the rank of Leading Aircraftman at the 2nd Stores Depot. His service number was 161146.
  • In 1968,her husband, William James Weathered died in New South Wales.
  • Alexandrina Frances (Rene) Werner died in 1977 in New South Wales.

Child of Alexandrina Frances (Rene) Werner and William James Weathered

Catherine L Werner

F, b. May 1866, d. 6 July 1866
  • Catherine L Werner was born in May 1866 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of Louis H R Werner and Magdalena (Rosina) Albig.
  • Catherine L Werner died on 6 July 1866 in New South Wales, Australia. She was six weeks old.
  • She was buried in General Section in an Unmarked Grave.

Charles Frederick Werner

M, b. 4 March 1864, d. 5 April 1928
  • Charles Frederick Werner was born on 4 March 1864 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was the son of Louis H R Werner and Magdalena (Rosina) Albig.
  • At the age of 19 years, Charles Frederick Werner married Catherine Rosina Geyer, daughter of Gottfred Geyer and Johanna Bort, in 1884 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • Charles Frederick Werner and Catherine Rosina Geyer appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1903 and 1904 living at Tent Hill. Catherine carried out home duties and Charles was a carrier.
  • Charles Frederick Werner and Catherine Rosina Geyer appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Tent Hill. Charles was a miner.
  • On 12 May 1924,his wife, Catherine Rosina Geyer died in New South Wales at age 58.
  • Charles Frederick Werner died on 5 April 1928 in New South Wales, Australia, at age 64.
  • He was buried in Emmaville Cemetery.

Children of Charles Frederick Werner and Catherine Rosina Geyer

Charles Henry Werner

M, b. 1888, d. 1960

Charles Richard Werner

M, b. 27 January 1905, d. 15 February 1966
  • Charles Richard Werner was born on 27 January 1905 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was the son of Hermann Robert Emil Werner and Jean Mann.
  • Charles Richard Werner and Hermann Robert Emil Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Greaves Street, Inverell. Charles and his father Robert were both labourers. Robert's youngest son Keith also lived in Greaves Street. He was a shop assistant.
  • Charles was the best man at the wedding of Keith Werner and Myrtle Merchant 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."
  • At the age of 33 years, 11 months and 1 day, Charles Richard Werner married Helena Wadge Curry on 28 December 1938 in Northbridge, New South Wales, Australia.
  • Charles Richard Werner died on 15 February 1966 in Canberra, ACT, at age 61.

Colin Edward Werner

M, b. 15 August 1935, d. 9 October 1972
  • Colin Edward Werner was born on 15 August 1935 in Queensalnd.
  • He was the son of Ernest George Werner and Alice Millicent Hill.
  • Colin Edward Werner's son Colin was born 28 November 1964 in Wellington. At the time Colin Edward was a bus driver.
  • Colin Edward Werner lived in 112 Duncan Terrace, Wellington.
  • Colin Edward Werner died on 9 October 1972 in Wellington, New Zealand, at age 37. He died from multiple injuries sustained as a result of being struck by a motor van. His occupation was a bus driver.
  • He was buried on 12 October 1972 in Karori Park Cemetery, Wellington.

Dorothy Jean Werner

F, b. 1899, d. 1966

Dorothy Jean Werner (1899-1966), daughter of Hermann Robert Emil Werner and Jean Mann. On the back "To Aunty Lizy with love". Aunty Lizy was Elizabeth Werner nee French. Photo courtesy of Helen J.

Edward (Ted) Werner

M, b. 26 August 1890, d. 26 April 1955

Edward Werner (1890-1955) on left (son of Louis Francis Albig Werner & Elizabeth French). Photo courtesy of Helen J.

  • Edward (Ted) Werner was born on 26 August 1890 in New South Wales, Australia. Witness to his birth was Mrs Newton.
  • He was the son of Louis Francis Albig Werner and Elizabeth French.
  • In 1908 Frances (nee Bezanson) and Walter Tickle visited Frances' aunt, Elizabeth Werner in Toowoomba. They brought Frances' young sister Eva with them. While they were there a family photo was taken.
  • Edward (Ted) Werner enlisted in the Military on 26 November 1915 in Ipswich. He joined the 42nd Battalion, was 24 years old, 5'8 1/2" and weighted 140 pounds, medium hair and complexion and brown eyes. His next of kin was listed as his mother Elizabeth of Mt Brisbane Station, via Esk. He served in France and was discharged in November 1918.
  • He and Jane Reid appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Murrumba. Edward lived at Mt Brisbane and was a team driver, his sister Lillian also lived at Mt Brisbane and carried out home duties. He was a team driver. His father Louis was a teamster and his mother Elizabeth carried out home duties. A Charles Werner lived at the Club Hotel Toogoolawah and was a groom (not sure of relationship to the family.)
  • At the age of 28 years, Edward (Ted) Werner married Jane Reid, daughter of Thomas Reid and Sarah Ellen Hine, in 1919 in Queensland.
  • Edward (Ted) Werner and Jane Reid appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1925 and 1930 living at Murrumba. Edward was shown as a team driver and Jane carried out home duties. Her address was recorded as Mt Byron, via Esk. His brother Albert was also a teamster at Mt Brisbane.
  • Edward (Ted) Werner and Jane Reid appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Toowong, Queensland. Jean was shown as Jane. She carried out home duties. Edward was a carrier.
  • Edward (Ted) Werner and Jane Reid appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Auchenflower. Edward was a milk vendor and Jane carried out home duties.
  • Edward (Ted) Werner and Jane Reid appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1949 and 1954 living at Queensland.
  • Edward (Ted) Werner died on 26 April 1955 in Queensland at age 64.
  • He was buried on 28 April 1955 in Lutwyche Cemetery, Brisbane.

Eliza Christina Werner

F, b. 1872, d. 15 November 1908
  • Eliza Christina Werner was also known as Elizabeth.
  • She was born in 1872 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of Louis H R Werner and Magdalena (Rosina) Albig.
  • At the age of 19 years, Eliza Christina Werner married George Edward Cubis, son of Edmund Cubis and Jane W Ward, in 1891 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • Eliza Christina Werner died on 15 November 1908 in New South Wales. She died during or just after the birth of Allan.
  • She was buried in Tenterfield Cemetery. She is buried in an unmarked grave.

Children of Eliza Christina Werner and George Edward Cubis

Elizabeth May Werner

F, b. 1889, d. 1967
  • Elizabeth May Werner was also known as May Elizabeth.
  • She was born in 1889 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of Hermann Robert Emil Werner and Jean Mann.
  • At the age of 25 years, Elizabeth May Werner married Robert A Westbury in 1914 in Hamilton, New South Wales. [Not certain of this marriage]
  • In 1957,her husband, Robert A Westbury died in Wallsend, New South Wales.
  • Elizabeth May Werner died in 1967 in Hamilton, New South Wales.

Elsie May Werner

F, b. 1884, d. 1972

Elsie Rose Werner

F, b. 1892, d. 21 January 1972

Children of Elsie Rose Werner and George Jaggers

Ernest George Werner

M, b. 28 May 1901, d. 16 June 1988
  • Ernest George Werner was born on 28 May 1901 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was the son of George Werner and Elizabeth Jane Bezanson.
  • At the age of 29 years, 1 month and 25 days, Ernest George Werner married Alice Millicent Hill, daughter of Charles William Hill and Gladys (Louisa) M Staines, on 23 July 1930 in New South Wales, Australia. At the time of their marriage Ernest was a 28 year old bachelor labourer, born Tenterfield, living in Glen Innes. Alice was an 18 year old spinster also born in Tenterfield, and living in Glen Innes. His parents were George Werner, a labourer and Elizabeth Bezanson (deceased). Her parents were Charles William Hill a wool buyer, and Gladys Louisa Staines. Charles Hill gave his permission for the marriage as Alice was under 21 years. The ceremony took place in the Methodist Chuch at Glen Innes and was officiated by A S Bahanna. Witnesses to the marriage were Charles William Hill and Peter Petersen.
  • Ernest George Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at 20 Jones Street, Toowoomba. Ernest was a labourer and Alice carried out home duties.
  • He enlisted in the Military between 1940 and 1947. He enlisted in Toowoomba - service number Q22176 - giving his next of kin as Alice Werner.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Harlaxton. Ernest was a labourer and Alice carried out home duties.
  • He and Alice Millicent Hill separated when the children were young and both had new partners.
  • Ernest George Werner married Bertha Unknown circa 1947.
  • Ernest George Werner and Bertha Unknown appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1949 living at Redcliffe. Ernest was a poultry farmer and Bertha carried out home duties.
  • Ernest George Werner and Bertha Unknown appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1963 and 1977 living at New Farm. Ernest was a labourer and Bertha carried out home duties.
  • In February 1986,his wife, Bertha Unknown died.
  • Ernest George Werner died on 16 June 1988 in Queensland at age 87.
  • He was buried on 17 June 1988 in Albany Creek.

Child of Ernest George Werner and Alice Millicent Hill

Ethel Rosina Elizabeth Werner

F, b. 5 December 1905, d. 17 July 2000

Elizabeth Werner (nee Bezanson 1882-1924) and her daugher Ethel Werner (1905-2000) - taken about 1920.
  • Ethel Rosina Elizabeth Werner was born on 5 December 1905 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of George Werner and Elizabeth Jane Bezanson.
  • At the age of 19 years, 6 months and 26 days, Ethel Rosina Elizabeth Werner married Laurence Brook Blair on 1 July 1925 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • Ethel Rosina Elizabeth Werner died on 17 July 2000 in Queensland at age 94.
  • She was buried on 21 July 2000 in Mudgeeraba Cemetery.

Child of Ethel Rosina Elizabeth Werner and Laurence Brook Blair

Eva Florence Werner

F, b. April 1904, d. 23 February 1905
  • Eva Florence Werner was born in April 1904 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of Louis Francis Albig Werner and Elizabeth French.
  • Eva Florence Werner died on 23 February 1905 in Queensland. Eva, excited to see the passing Salvation Army parade, climbed up on the verandah railing and fell back hitting her head.
  • She was buried on 25 February 1905 in Toowoomba & Drayton Cemetery.

Florence Rosina May Werner

F, b. 6 January 1893, d. 15 December 1970
  • Florence Rosina May Werner was born on 6 January 1893 in New South Wales.
  • She was the daughter of Charles Frederick Werner and Catherine Rosina Geyer.
  • Thomas and Florence spent the war years from 1914-1919 in the Cooktown district where Charles worked in a tine mine - Helenvale or Rossville. They then moved to Ipoh in Malaya before returning to Australia and settling near Geelong.
  • At the age of 20 years, Florence Rosina May Werner married Thomas Dickson in 1914 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • Florence Rosina May Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at 42 Edsall Street, Malvern. She carried out home duties.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1931 living at Sunshine, Victoria. She carried out home duties.
  • She and Thomas Dickson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Victoria. Thomas was a farmer.
  • Florence Rosina May Werner and Thomas Dickson appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1968 living at Victoria. Thomas was a grazier.
  • Florence Rosina May Werner died on 15 December 1970 in Victoria at age 77.

Children of Florence Rosina May Werner and Thomas Dickson

Frances Elizabeth Werner

F, b. 1887, d. October 1961

From the left: Hannah, Louis, Francis, Elizabeth nursing Lucy, Sidney, Roseanna (sitting), Edward and Lillian sitting on the ground. Albert and James are missing. Taken c 1908 perhaps in Toowoomba.
  • Frances Elizabeth Werner was born in 1887 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • She was the daughter of Louis Francis Albig Werner and Elizabeth French.
  • In 1908 Fanny and Rose conducted a dressmaking businees from their parent's home in Archibald Street. These photos show Frances and Rose on the verandah of two houses with their mother Elizabeth and sister Lucy. The plaque on the fence and wall behind them advertises the dressmaking business.
    Rose, Ellzabeth (holding Lucy), and Frances Werner standing in front of their house where possibly both Frances and Rose ran a dressmaking business. Photo taken c 1909. Photo thanks to Ray Cullen
    Rose, Frances, Lucy and Elizabeth Werner at their home in Archibald Street, Toowomba. Rose and Fanny condcuted a dressmaking business from the house. The plaques advertising the busineess can be partially seen behind Rose. Taken c 1910. Photo courtesy Helen J.
  • Frances Elizabeth Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll with Louis Francis Albig Werner and Elizabeth French in 1913 in Murrumba. Louis was a teamster and Elizabeth carried out home duties. Their daughter Frances also lived with them and carried out home duties.
  • Frances Elizabeth Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Moreton District, Queensland.
  • At the age of 27 years, Frances Elizabeth Werner married Emmanual Victor Newman, son of Charles Frederick William Newman and Margaret Gordon, on 21 May 1914 in Queensland. The following article appeared in "The Brisbane Courier" on 26 May 1914.
    "Newman-Werner.
    A wedding of considerable local interest was celebrated at the Methodist Church, Esk, yesterday (writes our Esk corre- spondent on May 22), when Mr. E. V. Newman, of Murrumba was married to Miss Frances Elizabeth Werner (daughter of Mr. and .Mrs. L. Werner, of Mt. Brisbane). The church was nicely decorated for the occasion, and was well filled with friends of the bride and bridegroom. The Rev. R. Whaites officiated. The bride wore a becoming gown of embroidered Crepe de Chine, trlmmed with silk lace, beads, and orange blossoms. She also wore the customnary wreath and veil, and carried a beautiful bouquet of everlasting daisies, lilies of the valley, Jonquils, asparugus plumosus, and maidenhair fern (the gift of the bridegroom). Three brides maids were in attendance- Misses Lily and Lucy Werner, and Lee Johnston, who wore Japanese silk frocks, trimmed with embossed lace and insertion, and hats to harmonise. They each carried a bouquet. Mr. J. Johnston (Brisbane) acted as best man, and Mr. A. Wolno (Murrumba) as groomsman. After the ceremony an ad journment was made to the Lyceum Hall, where about 80 guests were entertained at a wedding breakfast. The usual toasts were honoured. Mr. and Mrs. Newman left by the aftemoon train for Sydney for the honeymoon. Mrs. Newman wore a travelling dress of saxe blue cloth, with silk to harmonise, and vest of cream lace. She also wore a black velvet hat with white ostrich plume. The bride's gift to the bridegroom was a travelling bag, and the bridegroom's gift to the bride was an engraved Elgin lever gold watch and muff chain. To the bridesmaids he gave handsome gold brooches. The presents were numerous and handsome, and included many cheques."
    Wedding of Frances Elizabeth Werner and Emmanual Victor Newman 21 May 1914. Bridesmaids are Lucy and Lillian Werner and Lee Johnson. Photo courtesy of Helen J.
  • Frances Elizabeth Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1937 and 1954 living at Queensland.
  • In 1957,her husband, Emmanual Victor Newman died in Queensland.
  • Frances Elizabeth Werner died in October 1961 in Queensland.

Children of Frances Elizabeth Werner and Emmanual Victor Newman

Frank Norfolk Werner

M, b. 20 June 1914, d. 5 February 1994

Frank Norfolk Werner & his sister Eileen Werner - taken c 1918. Children of Sidney Charles Werner and Sarah Catherine Delaney. Photo courtesy of Helen J.

  • Frank Norfolk Werner was born on 20 June 1914 in Norfolk Island.
  • He was the son of Sidney Charles Werner and Sarah Catherine Delaney.
  • At the age of 21 years, 6 months and 8 days, Frank Norfolk Werner married Edna Aileen Lynch, daughter of James A Lynch and Alice M Higgins, on 28 December 1935 in Newtown, New South Wales. At the time of their marriage Frank was an electrical mechanic living at Undercliffe and Edna a saleslady living at Enmore. James Lynch, Edna's father was a traveller. Witnesses to the marriage were D Lynch and Eileen Werner.
    Wedding of Frank Norfolk Werner and Edna Aileen Lynch - 1935. Chief bridesmaid is Frank's sister Eileen. Photo courtesy of Helen J.
  • Frank Norfolk Werner and Edna Aileen Lynch appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at Queensland.
  • Frank Norfolk Werner and Edna Aileen Lynch appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at West End. Frank was an electrician and Edna carried out home duties. Frank's grandparents Louis and Elizabeth Werner appeared to be living with them.
  • Frank and Edna's first child was born around 1939.
    Frank Norfolk & Edna (nee Lynch) Werner and their first child. Taken c 1939. Photo courtesy of Helen J.
  • Frank Norfolk Werner and Edna Aileen Lynch appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1943 and 1949 living at New South Wales.
  • Frank Norfolk Werner enlisted in the Military on 20 October 1943 in Canterbury, New South Wales. Frank's service number was NX175949 (N109986). His next of kin was listed as Werner, E. He was a Warrant Officer Class 2, Hay PW Group, at the time of his discharge on 7 July 1945.
  • He and Edna Aileen Lynch were divorced on 20 July 1951.
  • At the age of 44 years and 7 months, Frank Norfolk Werner married Emilia Novak, daughter of Michael Novak and Marie Kriasky, on 20 January 1959 in Penrith, New South Wales. At the time of their marriage Frank was an electrical contactor aged 44, living at 4th Avenue Llandilo. Emilia was a 46 year old nurse (spinster), living at Lady Davidson Home, Turramurra. Her parents were Micheal Novak, and engineer and Marie Kriasky (both deceased). Emilie was born in Harbin, China. Witnesses to the marriage were C J Hill and L M Davidson.
  • Frank Norfolk Werner and Emilia Novak were divorced on 14 November 1960 in New South Wales.
  • Frank Norfolk Werner died on 5 February 1994 in Kurri Kurri, New South Wales, at age 79.
  • He was buried in Aberdare, New South Wales.
    Headstone of Frank Norfolk Werner. Born 1914 Norfolk Island, son of Sidney Werner and Sarah Delaney

Frederick A Werner

M, b. 1870, d. 9 January 1887
  • Frederick A Werner was born in 1870 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was the son of Louis H R Werner and Magdalena (Rosina) Albig.
  • Frederick A Werner died on 9 January 1887 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was buried in Tenterfield Cemetery. Row 1 Lot 30 with a Headstone.
    Grave of Louis Werner (1826-1891) and Rosina Albig (1835-1905) and their son Frederick (1870-1887). Tenterfield Cemetery. Photo thanks to Lesley W.

George Werner

M, b. 21 March 1877, d. 1963

Rosina Werner (nee Albig) with her daughter Rose (married William Bailey) and son George. Photo from Alan Taber.
  • George Werner was born on 21 March 1877 in New South Wales, Australia. His birth certificate shows his father Louis as a 51 year old farmer, born Germany and his mother as Rosina formerly Albig, aged 41, born Germany. At the time of George's birth he had 4 male sibling living, 4 female siblings living and 1 female sibling deceased. Witness to his birth was Rosina Levi ?
  • He was the son of Louis H R Werner and Magdalena (Rosina) Albig.
  • At the age of 23 years, 3 months and 11 days, George Werner married Elizabeth Jane Bezanson, daughter of Isaiah James Bezanson and Eliza Jane French, on 2 July 1900 in New South Wales. George was a 25 year old bachelor labourer of Tenterfield and Elizabeth 20 year a spinster with domestic duties, of Tenterfield. Both had been born in Tenterfield. His parents were given as Louis Werner a deceased saddler, and Rosina Heiss (in fact Albig). Elizabeth's parents were James Bezanson, a labourer and Eliza Jane French. James Bezanson gave his permission for Elizabeth to marry as she was under the age of 21. They were married in a private house in Tenterfield according to the rites of the Presbyterian Chuch by Richard Macky. Witnesses to the marriage were James B Lillicrap and Fanny Bezanson, Elizabeth's sister.
  • George Werner witnessed the marriage of James Edward (Jim) Cubis and Eliza (Didi) Bezanson on 5 December 1902 in New South Wales, Australia. They were married by Richard Dill Mckay and were attended by Mr & Mrs George Werner.
  • George Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at New South Wales. George was a miner.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1954 and 1958 living at 109 Paton Street, Woy Woy. No occupation was given for George. His son Lionel Owen, a carrier, lived at 107 Woy Woy Road, South Woy Woy.
  • George Werner died in 1963 in Lidcombe, New South Wales, Australia.

Children of George Werner and Elizabeth Jane Bezanson

George Andrew Werner

M, b. 1894, d. 31 March 1918

George Andrew Werner (1894-1918). Died in France during WWI. Son of Herman Robert Emil Werner and Jean Mann. Photo courtesy of Helen J.
  • George Andrew Werner was born in 1894 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was the son of Hermann Robert Emil Werner and Jean Mann.
  • George Andrew Werner began military service on 4 November 1915. He joined the 1st AIF. He was 22 years old and a farm labourer living at Swan Peak, Elsmore, Inverell. He had been a shoemaker by trade having worked for two years at the Boot Factory at Tenterfield. His mother, was given as next of kin.
    George was posted for service in France on 4th May 1916. His Unit was the 33rd Batallion. On the 19th July 1917 he was promoted to Company Sergent Major. On the 15th March 1918 he was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal, DCM for Conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. According to the London Gazette 4th March 1918. Page 2759 - "on the 12th October 1917 near PASSCHENDAELE this W.O. went forward of our lines in search of wounded, working over marshy ground and under heavy shell fire, he brought in two wounded men. His Company suffered heavy casualties and had only one Officer left. He was chiefly responsible for the radid and efficient organisation of his Company. He did excellent work in consolidating the new line.
    Throughout the operation he displayed great courage, coolness and determination. Although the conditions was very adverse he maintained a most cheerful and optomistic attitude and set an excellent example to his men."
    George's service number was 1510 - Company Sergeant Major, 33rd Bn., Australian Infantry AIF.
  • George Andrew Werner died from wounds he had received on 31 March 1918 in France.
  • He was buried in France.
  • On 4 December 1918 his death was reported in the Daily Observer - "News has been received that Company Sergt.-Major George Andrew Werner, D.C.M., has died of wounds in France. He was wounded on March 30 last, going into action near Hangard, and died some hours later. The gallant act which won for the soldier the D.C.M. was officially reported, as follows: — Sergt.-Major G. A. Werner went forward of our lines on the night of October 12, 1917, near Passchendaele, in search of wounded. Working over marshy country and under heavy shell fire, he brought in two wounded men. His company suffered heavy casualties, and although the conditions were very adverse he maintained a cheerful attitude, and set an excellent example to his men.' Sergt. Werner was a native of Tenterfield, and a son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Werner, of Brodie's Plains, and previously of Bannockburn. Prior to enlisting he was employed at a sawmill at
    Millinjami, near Inverell."

Hannah Louisa Werner

F, b. 1858, d. 1919
  • Hannah Louisa Werner was born in 1858 in New South Wales. It appears her birth was not registered even though the requirement for doing so had been made law in 1856. According to an article on the registration of Births, Deaths and Marrages - "The notification of an event was mostly verbal as notification forms did not become widespread until after World War I. Verbal notification is problematic for people of a non English speaking background as the phonetic spelling of names vary between individual District Registrars. Even on written forms, dealing with migrants details can be challenging". Perhaps the birth was not registered correctly.
  • She was the daughter of Louis H R Werner and Magdalena (Rosina) Albig.
  • Hannah Louisa Werner married James Charles Mills circa 1881. The record of their marriage has yet to be found.
  • Hannah Louisa Werner and James Charles Mills appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1906 living at Malvern. James was a carpenter. Their daugther Rose, a musician lived with them.
  • Hannah Louisa Werner and James Charles Mills appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1909 living at Malvern. James was a carpenter. Their children James junior (a joiner), Lily May, a dressmaker and Rose Ann, a music teacher were also at that address.
  • Hannah Louisa Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1912 and 1913 living at Victoria. Her daughters Lily May and Rose Anne (a music teacher) and sons William George and James Charles (both carpenters) also lived at this address.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1915 living at Malvern. Her children Lily, Louis (a carpenter) and Lawrence (a plasterer), James Charles (a carpenter) also lived at the same address.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1916 living at Malvern. Hannah carried out home duties. Her children James (a carpenter), Lily, and Lawrence (a plasterer) also lived at the same address.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1917 living at 25 Glenferrie Road. Her children Rose (a musician) Lily and Laurence (a plasterer) lived with her.
  • Hannah Louisa Werner died in 1919 in Victoria.

Children of Hannah Louisa Werner and James Charles Mills

Hannah Louisa Werner

F, b. 8 March 1894, d. July 1969

Hannah Louisa Werner (1894-1969), daughter of Louis Francis Albig Werner and Elizabeth French. Photo courtesy of Helen J.

  • Hannah Louisa Werner was also known as Anna Louise.
  • She was born on 8 March 1894 in New South Wales, Australia. Mrs Key was witness to her birth.
  • She was the daughter of Louis Francis Albig Werner and Elizabeth French.
  • Hannah Louisa Werner commenced school at Pinelands State School on 10 April 1905. aged 11 years, religion P(resbyterian) She left in June 1906.
  • In 1908 Frances (nee Bezanson) and Walter Tickle visited Frances' aunt, Elizabeth Werner in Toowoomba. They brought Frances' young sister Eva with them. While they were there a family photo was taken.
  • At the age of 17 years, 6 months and 3 days, Hannah Louisa Werner married William James Sedgman, son of Edward Sedgman and Margaret Jane Semmens, on 11 September 1911 in Queensland.
  • Hannah Louisa Werner and William James Sedgman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1919 living at Queensland.
  • On 21 June 1924,her husband, William James Sedgman died in New South Wales at age 34. He died from chronic parenchymatous nephritis and heart failure.
  • Hannah Louisa Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Queensland.
  • She appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1937 living at Queensland. At the time of her father's death on 6 May 1938, she was living at Hamson Street, Kelvin Grove.
  • She was the informant of the death of Louis Francis Albig Werner on 6 May 1938 in Lindum, Queensland. Louis had been suffering from chronic myocardis and senility. Hannah his daughter registered his death, giving his parents as Louis Werner, a saddler, and mother as Rose Ann Ice (Heiss.)
  • Hannah Louisa Werner married John Joseph James White, son of Rebecca Unknown, circa 1940.
  • In 1954,her husband, John Joseph James White died in Queensland.
  • Hannah Louisa Werner died in July 1969 at age 75.

Children of Hannah Louisa Werner and William James Sedgman

Hermann Robert Emil Werner

M, b. 1868, d. 1948

Hermann Robert Emil (Dick) Werner and Jean (nee Mann) and their family, Elizabeth May back row, Elsie Rose(middle front), George Andrew ( in front of Hermann) and baby Robert Emil on mother's knee Photo taken c 1898. Photo courtesy of Helen J.
  • Hermann Robert Emil Werner was also known as Richard.
  • He was born in 1868 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was the son of Louis H R Werner and Magdalena (Rosina) Albig.
  • At the age of 20 years, Hermann Robert Emil Werner married Jean Mann, daughter of Andrew Mann and Marcella May Cameron, in 1888 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • Hermann Robert Emil Werner was the informant of the death of Louis H R Werner on 13 January 1891 in New South Wales, Australia. His son Herman (Richard) was the informant of his father's death. The certificate shows Louis was a 65 year old harness maker of Tenterfield, who was born in Prussa and had been in Australia for 36 years. His father was Louis Henry Werner, a captain in the Prussian Army and mother Josephine. Louis had been married in Tenterfield 31 years ago to Rosie HEISS (should be ALBIG). His living children were listed as Hannah 33, Louis 31, Rose 29, Charles 27, Herman 23, Elizabeth 19, Louisa 16 and George 14. There was one deceased male (Frederick) and one deceased female (Catherine L). He died of inflammation of the bowels.
  • On 25 April 1905 Hermann Robert Emil Werner, who was living at in New South Wales, was the informant of the death of his mother Rosina Werner nee Albig. She died in Tenterfied on 24 April 1905.
  • On 12 September 1912 The Tamworth Daily Observer reported that Richard had been given as send off from Tenterfiled when he moved to Inverell. The article read -" TENTERFIELD.
    A very pleasing ceremony took place at tho School of Arts on Saturday evening last, the occasion being a presentation to Mr. R. Werner, an old and esteemed member of the Institute, and a native of Tenterfield, on the eve of his departure for Inverell, where he intends residing in the future. There was a large attendance of members and others, the chair being occupied by his Worship the Mayor and president of the Institution (Mr. G. H. Mitchell). The presentation took the form of a purse of sovereigns."
  • In 1918 Hermann Robert Emil Werner lived in Glen Innes, New South Wales.
  • On 31 March 1918,their son, George Andrew Werner died in France.
  • On 16 May 1919, Hermann Robert Emil Werner and Jean Mann signed a receipt for his son Andrew's Distinguished Conduct Medal and gave his address as Lawrence Street, Inverell; In January 1919, the address was Brodie's Plains, Inverell; on 3 February 1919, Jean gave her address as c/- Nurse Werner (Louisa Werner, Hermann's sister), Villa Santamarina, Albion Street, Waverly. Louisa herself wrote a letter on 16 April 1919 to the District Commandant enquiring as to the whereabouts of George's medal and in May 1920 Robert gave his address as c/- Mr A Draper, Bannockburn, Inverell.
  • Hermann Robert Emil Werner and Charles Richard Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Greaves Street, Inverell. Charles and his father Robert were both labourers. Robert's youngest son Keith also lived in Greaves Street. He was a shop assistant.
  • Hermann Robert Emil Werner was living at Ross Hill when his son Keith Werner and Myrtle Merchantmarried 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."
  • Hermann Robert Emil Werner appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1936 living at George Street, Inverell. He was a labourer and most likely lived with is son Keith and his wife Myrtle.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at 99 George Street, Inverell. He was a labourer and appeared to have been living alone.
  • Hermann Robert Emil Werner died in 1948 in Paddington, New South Wales.

Children of Hermann Robert Emil Werner and Jean Mann