Edia Ernestine Gottliebe (Edith) Wolski

F, b. 1897, d. 25 September 1963
  • Edia Ernestine Gottliebe (Edith) Wolski was born in 1897 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • At the age of 18 years, Edia Ernestine Gottliebe (Edith) Wolski married Robert Nelder, son of Robert Gale Nelder and Jane Bridgeman, in 1915 in Queensland.
  • On 20 April 1917,Edia Ernestine Gottliebe (Edith) Wolski's daughter, Edith or Edia Nelder was buried in Goombungee Cemetery.
  • Edia Ernestine Gottliebe (Edith) Wolski was present at the time of the death of Gladys Irene Nelder on 9 December 1922 in Queensland. She died in a domestic tragedy as reported by The Queenslander:-
    "LITTLE GIRL FATALLY INJURED. TOOWOOMBA. December 9.
    Early this morning, at Kilburnie, on the Goombungee line, Mrs. Ada Ernestine Gottliebe Nelder, aged 25, was found at her home with a large incised wound in her throat. One daughter, Annie Alice Nelder, aged 5 years, is alleged to have been attacked with a razor, receiving a large incised wound in her throat. Another daughter, only three years old, was similarly attacked, and subsequently succumbed to her injuries. According to a report made available this afternoon by the police, the tragedy occurred at 5 o'clock this morning. Shortly before that time the woman asked her husband to go to the kitchen, as she wanted a drink. When the husband left the room the woman locked the door. The mother, father, and sister of Mrs. Nelder were in the kitchen when the husband came in. Screams were heard coming from the room occupied by Mrs. Nelder and her two daughters. Nelder and his wife's relatives tried to get into the room, but found the door locked. Nelder got through a window, and found his wife and two children with their throats cut. The youngest child died in a few minutes. The condition of the mother and the other child was unchanged at a late hour tonight." Ada was later committed to the Willowburn Mental Hospital.
  • On 19 July 1949,her husband, Robert Nelder died in Queensland.
  • Edia Ernestine Gottliebe (Edith) Wolski died on 25 September 1963 in Queensland.
  • She was buried on 26 September 1963 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Edia Ernestine Gottliebe (Edith) Wolski and Robert Nelder

Elma Lillian (Ellie) Wolski

F, b. 29 November 1919, d. 12 August 2016
  • Elma Lillian (Ellie) Wolski was born on 29 November 1919 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Hermann Gustav Wolski and Emilie Auguste Sperling.
  • Elma Lillian (Ellie) Wolski commenced school at Pinelands State School on 27 January 1925. Their father was a farmer at Pinelands. The children's siblings attended the school in later years.
  • Elma Lillian (Ellie) Wolski died on 12 August 2016 at age 96. She lived in Merritts Creek at the time of her death.
  • She was buried on 18 August 2016.

Elsie Louisa Wolski

F, b. 1906, d. 1907

Emilie Helena Wolski

F, b. 31 December 1892, d. 2 January 1964

Ernest Wolski

M, b. 7 January 1915

Esther Johanna Wolski

F, b. 1908

Frank Wolski

M, b. 1 September 1910

Friedrich Wilhelm Wolski

M, b. 1895

Gottfried (Fred) Wolski

M, b. 16 December 1877, d. 1 September 1946
  • Gottfried (Fred) Wolski was born on 16 December 1877 in Prussia.
  • He was the son of Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek.
  • Gottfried (Fred) Wolski immigrated on 21 August 1888 to Queensland with Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek. Johann aged 46, and Eva 43, travelled on the Bulimba with their children Gottfried 9, Auguste 14, Heinrich 7 and the infant Gustav who died on the journey. Their eldest son Wilhelm, remained behind in Germany but later came to Queensland in1893.
  • At the age of 23 years, Gottfried (Fred) Wolski married Elisea Morgenstern, daughter of David Morgenstern and Guistene (Justine) Bischoff, in 1901 in Douglas, Queensland. They were also known as Godfrey and Elizabeth. After their marriage they farmed Gottfried's father's property at Djuan. They had a family of five boys and three girls.
  • Gottfried (Fred) Wolski and Elisea Morgenstern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. Gottfried was a farmer as were his father John and brother Heinrich.
  • In 1908 Fred's brother in law, Carl Morgenstern arrived in Toowoomba with his family. Carl and Fred had been corresponding and Carl went to work for Fred before selecting land for himself.
  • In 1911 Fred bought land from his neighbour Johann Nothdurft who had moved his family to Kilburnie.
  • Gottfried (Fred) Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1913 and 1936 living at Djuan. Gottfried was a farmer and Elizabeth carried out domestic duties. Gottfried's brother Henrich also farmed in the area for some time.
  • He and Elisea Morgenstern appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Djuan.
  • Gottfried (Fred) Wolski died on 1 September 1946 in Queensland at age 68.
  • He was buried on 2 September 1946 in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.

Children of Gottfried (Fred) Wolski and Elisea Morgenstern

Gustav Wolski

M, b. 1887, d. 10 December 1887
  • Gustav Wolski was born in 1887 in Prussia.
  • He was the son of Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek.
  • Gustav Wolski died on 10 December 1887. He died on the voyage to Australia.

Gustav Walter Wolski

M, b. 1907, d. 11 March 1976

Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski

M, b. 15 March 1880, d. 1930
  • Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski was born on 15 March 1880 in Hefgen Village, Prussia.
  • He was the son of Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek.
  • Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski immigrated on 21 August 1888 to Queensland with Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek. Johann aged 46, and Eva 43, travelled on the Bulimba with their children Gottfried 9, Auguste 14, Heinrich 7 and the infant Gustav who died on the journey. Their eldest son Wilhelm, remained behind in Germany but later came to Queensland in1893.
  • Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski selected land in 1898 in Djuan. He selected 160 acres, Portion 331v Parish of Djuan.
  • In 1901 Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski lived in Djuan. Henry was listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory as a farmer of Djuan as was his father John and brother William.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. Heinrich was a farmer as were his father John and brother Gottfried.
  • At the age of 25 years, 3 months and 12 days, Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski married Adeline Schilf, daughter of Jacob Johann Schilf and Anna Rosa (Rosa) Duminski, on 27 June 1905 in Queensland. They settled on land adjacent to Heinrich's fathers property at Djuan. They raised seven boys and three girls.
  • Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski and Adeline Schilf appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Djuan. Heinrich was a farmer and Adeline carried out domestic dutiies. Heinrich's brother Gottfried also farmed in the area.
  • Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski died in 1930 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 6 January 1930 in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.
  • He appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Nutgrove. He was a farmer.

Children of Heinrich August (Henry) Wolski and Adeline Schilf

Heinrich Gustav Wolski

M, b. 1904, d. 6 September 1984
  • Heinrich Gustav Wolski was born in 1904 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • At the age of 36 years, Heinrich Gustav Wolski married Edna Elizabeth Reichle in 1940 in Queensland.
  • Heinrich Gustav Wolski died on 6 September 1984 in Queensland.
  • He was buried on 10 September 1984 in Millmerran Cemetery. PROT3-00I-0014.

Heinrich Gustav Wolski

M, b. 24 March 1884, d. 21 June 1963
  • Heinrich Gustav Wolski was also known as Pagel.
  • He was born on 24 March 1884 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke.
  • At the age of 28 years and 10 days, Heinrich Gustav Wolski married Margaret Florence Richardson on 3 April 1912 in New South Wales.
  • Heinrich Gustav Wolski and Margaret Florence Richardson appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Djuan. Heinrich was a farmer and Margaret carried out domestic duties.
  • Heinrich Gustav Wolski died on 21 June 1963 in Queensland at age 79.
  • He was buried in Woombye Cemetery.

Herbert Wolski

M, b. 1905

Hermann Gustav Wolski

M, b. 24 December 1893, d. 20 September 1960

Herman Gustav Wolski 1893-1960. Taken 1959, Photo thanks to Dawn L.

  • Hermann Gustav Wolski was born on 24 December 1893 in Gowrie Flat, Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • At the age of 23 years and 24 days, Hermann Gustav Wolski married Emilie Auguste Sperling, daughter of William Sperling and Wilhelmine Caroline Welke, on 17 January 1917 in Djuan, Queensland. They had a total of 12 children.
  • On 27 January 1925Hermann Gustav Wolski enrolled his daughters Ruby Vera Wolski and Elma Lillian (Ellie) Wolski in Pinelands State School. Their father was a farmer at Pinelands. The children's siblings attended the school in later years.
  • Hermann Gustav Wolski and Emilie Auguste Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1936 living at Pinelands. They were both farmers.
  • Hermann Gustav Wolski and Emilie Auguste Sperling appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Pinelands. Hermann was a farmer.
  • Hermann Gustav Wolski died on 20 September 1960 in Queensland at age 66.

Children of Hermann Gustav Wolski and Emilie Auguste Sperling

Ida Theresa Wolski

F, b. 18 May 1890, d. 25 April 1967
  • Ida Theresa Wolski was born on 18 May 1890 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke.
  • At the age of 20 years, Ida Theresa Wolski married John (Jack) Lowien, son of Gottfried Lowien and Louisa Tabel, in 1911 in Queensland. They lived on his parent's farm at Meringandan with his widowed mother Louisa. They raised poultry in later life and when they retired Eric took over the farm.
  • On 8 August 1926,their son, Max Harry Lowien died in Queensland. He was accidentally killed as reported by The Richmond Express :-
    “ACCIDENTAL SHOOTING. BOY SHOT DEAD BY HIS BROTHER
    A Toowoomba message reports: A tragic shooting accident, which resulted in the death of a young boy, Max Lowien, aged 101/2 years, occurred at Meringandan.
    Max Lowien and his brother, Roy, aged 14 1/2; years, had been playing with a pea rifle during the morning, and shortly after 4 o'clock on Sunday afternoon they left him to bring in the cows. There was in the house a 22 calibre revolver, and the boys must have taken this. They had just left the house, and were only a few paces from the front gate, when Max was seen to fall. His uncle, who was driving along the road, asked what was wrong with Max, and the elder boy answered, 'Nothing.' His uncle got off the trap, and went to the boy, who was bleeding, and had been shot just over tho heart. Death was instantaneous. The older boy said he was not aware that he had discharged the revolver, but becoming frightened, he threw the weapon away. Later, he showed Constable Johnson, of Meringandan, where the revolver was. The shooting, it is stated, was quiet accidental."
  • In August 1926,Ida Theresa Wolski's son, Max Harry Lowien was buried in Meringandan Cemetery.
  • On 22 April 1953,her husband, John (Jack) Lowien died in Queensland.
  • Ida Theresa Wolski died on 25 April 1967 in Queensland at age 76.
  • She was buried on 26 April 1967 in Drayton & Toowoomba Cemetery.

Children of Ida Theresa Wolski and John (Jack) Lowien

Johann August Wolski

M, b. 1904, d. 4 January 1942

Johann August Wolski

M, b. 24 November 1840, d. 1 December 1910
  • Johann August Wolski was born on 24 November 1840 in Germany. He was the son of Michael Wolski and Christine Glume.
  • He was the son of Michael Wolski and Christine Glume.
  • At the age of 24 years, Johann August Wolski married Eva Ronionek in 1865 in Stuben, Germany.
  • Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek immigrated to Queensland on 21 August 1888. Johann aged 46, and Eva 43, travelled on the Bulimba with their children Gottfried 9, Auguste 14, Heinrich 7 and the infant Gustav who died on the journey. Their eldest son Wilhelm, remained behind in Germany but later came to Queensland in1893.
  • Johann August Wolski selected land in 1890 in Djuan. He chose 160 acres Portion 88v, Parish of Djuan.
  • In 1901, Johann August Wolski and Wilhelm Wolski lived in Djuan. Wilhelm, Henry and John were listed on the Crow's Nest Post Office directory farmers of Djuan.
  • Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. John was a farmer as were their sons Gottfried and Heinrich.
  • Johann August Wolski died on 1 December 1910 in Djuan at age 70.
  • He was buried on 3 December 1910 in Bergen Djuan Cemetery.
  • In 1978 a descendant of Johann and Eva wrote the following (sic):-
    "Johann and Eva Wolski, who were originally of Polish descent, became German citizens owing to the capture of part of Poland during a War between those two countries.
    In the year 1885 the couple and their family migrated to Australia and first lived at Highfields for about fifteen months. They then selected 160 acres of land at Djuan where they lived for the rest of their lives. The four children of the family were all born in Germany - Wilhelm, Gottfried, Heinrich and Earnestina.

    Wilhelm, who married Caralone Morgenstern before coming to this country selected land at Upper Djuan and engaged in farming including dairying, pig raising, maize, wheat and potato growing. They reared a family of five boys and five girls.

    Gottfried Wolski who was married at Douglas to Elsie Morgenstern carried on the property previously selected by his father and engaged in the same type of farming as his elder brother, this being the main industries in those days. They raised a family of five boys and three girls.

    Heinrich was married to Lena Schilf of Haden and settled on land adjacent to his father where he also carried on similar lines as his two brothers. They raised a family of seven boys and three girls.

    Earnestina was married to Gustav Graf before coming to this country
    and also lived in the Djuan area.

    The total descendants of the original couple of Johann and Eva Wolski would be approximately 376 and are engaged in a wide range of occupations in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. The majority were keen sportsmen particularly tennis, cricket, and football and table-tennis.
    R. Wolski"

    NOTE:- There are a few errors in the above - Johann and Eva arrived in 1888 not 1885; Ernestina married Gustav Graf in 1891 in Queensland not in Germany.

Children of Johann August Wolski and Eva Ronionek

Lena Bertha Wolski

F, b. 1899, d. 4 August 1966
  • Lena Bertha Wolski was born in 1899 in Queensland. She never married.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • Lena Bertha Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll between 1930 and 1936 living at Djuan. Lena carried out home duties. She most likely lived with her parents.
  • Lena Bertha Wolski died on 4 August 1966.
  • She was buried on 5 August 1966 in Crow's Nest Cemetery.

Leslie Wolski

M, b. 19 May 1909

Margaret Annie Wolski

F, b. 1905, d. 30 July 1988

Marie Wolski

F, b. 22 August 1866, d. 1866

Marie Pauline Wolski

F, b. 12 October 1876, d. 1952
  • Marie Pauline Wolski was born on 12 October 1876 in Prussia.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke.
  • Marie Pauline Wolski immigrated on 3 February 1881 to Queensland with Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke. Wilhelm 36 and Marie 35, travelled from Germany on the Earl Dalhouse with their four children Wilhelmine 6, Pauline 3 , Marie 4, and infant Auguste. Wilhelm's brother Johann followed them in 1888.
  • At the age of 20 years, Marie Pauline Wolski married Johann Peters, son of Hans Jacob Wilhelm Peters and Margaretha Christina Wieden, in 1897 in Queensland.
  • On 28 October 1950,her husband, Johann Peters died in Queensland at age 73.
  • Marie Pauline Wolski died in 1952 in Queensland.

Children of Marie Pauline Wolski and Johann Peters

Martha Caroline Wolski

F, b. 1906, d. 1977
  • Martha Caroline Wolski was born in 1906 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • Martha Caroline Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Djuan. She carried out home duties and most likely lived with her parents.
  • At the age of 34 years, Martha Caroline Wolski married Reginald Ernest Stevens in 1940 in Queensland.
  • Martha Caroline Wolski died in 1977 in Queensland.

Michael Wolski

M, b. circa 1810
  • Michael Wolski was born circa 1810.
  • Michael Wolski married Christine Glume circa 1835.

Children of Michael Wolski and Christine Glume

Oscar Carl Wolski

M, b. 1900
  • Oscar Carl Wolski was born in 1900 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • At the age of 27 years, Oscar Carl Wolski married Elsie Liesch in 1927 in Queensland.

Otto Ferdinand Wolski

M, b. 1882, d. 1951
  • Otto Ferdinand Wolski was born in 1882 in Queensland.
  • He was the son of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke.
  • Otto Ferdinand Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll with Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke in 1908 in Meringandan. Wilhelm was a farmer. Their son Otto was a labourer.
  • Otto Ferdinand Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1913 living at Djuan. He was a farmer.
  • He and Emilie Helena Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1925 living at Meringandan. Otto was a labourer and his sister Emilie carried out home duties.
  • Otto Ferdinand Wolski died in 1951 in Queensland.

Paulina Wolski

F, b. 1908, d. 31 July 1992
  • Paulina Wolski was born in 1908 in Queensland.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Karoline Morgenstern.
  • Paulina Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1943 living at Djuan. She carried out home duties.
  • Paulina Wolski died on 31 July 1992.
  • She was buried on 4 August 1992 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. LAWS1-00L-0002.

Pauline Louisa Wolski

F, b. 1878, d. 1944
  • Pauline Louisa Wolski was born in 1878 in Germany.
  • She was the daughter of Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke.
  • Pauline Louisa Wolski immigrated on 3 February 1881 to Queensland with Wilhelm Wolski and Marie Schimke. Wilhelm 36 and Marie 35, travelled from Germany on the Earl Dalhouse with their four children Wilhelmine 6, Pauline 3 , Marie 4, and infant Auguste. Wilhelm's brother Johann followed them in 1888.
  • Pauline Louisa Wolski appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Wolski Farm, Meringandan. She lived on the farm with her parents, Wilhelm and Marie.
  • Pauline Louisa Wolski died in 1944 in Queensland.