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Gierke - australians
Posted by: Margaret Nicholson (ID *****4164) Date: February 11, 2007 at 20:00:46
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I would like to get in touch with decendents of any from these children of Johann Frederick Gierke and Hannah Caroline Minns - born Germany ? when.
There son Johann Gierke B. Germany ? 1826
married Wilhelmina Caroline Dorothy Hofft ? spelling.
? b. 10.6.1903 - 25.1.1916
They had 8 children
Auguste B ? 1861 Germany -
Francisca "Frances"(Born at sea on way to Aust.)?1863 - 30.5.1932.
Wilhelmina "Minnie"B. 9.9.1865 - 9.5.1949
William B. 9.1.1968 - 23.4.1910
John- B.25.3.1870 - 16.7.1956
Christopher "Christie" B.24.1.1873 - ? Did not Marry
Walter B 24.5.1876 - 5.9.1908
Annie B.22.10.1878 -

1.I think Auguste Died as an infant - not sure.
2.Francisca married William Harrison on the 20.2.1883
he was B. 10.4.1859 - 28.3.1906
They had 9 children
Sarah, Alice,Minnie,William,John,Annie,George,Walter and Robert.

3. Wilhelmina "Minnie" Married John Bradley on the 10.4.1886. He was B.10.4.1859 - 28.3.1906
They had 10 Children.
Jack, Agnes"Dolly",William, Lilly,Harry,Edgar,Archie,Ada,Arthur,and Lionel

4.William married Sophie Emile Schmidt "Amelia" in 1890 Gympie. She was B.12.7.1868 - 8.3.1901 (buried at Charters Towers) (These are my Great-Grandparents)
They had 4 children,

Wilhelmina "Minnie", William "Bill" (My Grandfather)John"Jack" and Victor

5.John Married ? Harriette Dinah Rose
They had 4 children
May, Alex, Loftus, and John

6.Christopher "Christie" remained single

7.Walter Married Mary Elizabeth Franzway no dates

8. Annie 1st marriage to a gentleman surname of Gard
- 2nd marriage to Charles Collins
They had 3 children
Albert by 1st marriage
?Boy by 2nd marriage
Lorna who married a William Crisp

My Grandfather "Bill" William married Jane Hickey
They had 3 children
Mavis, Hazel and "Bill" Noel

Any other Gierke descendents out there it would be nice to fill in the tree some more here and particularly from Germany as well. by e-mail address is

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