NameWOHLERS, Johann Theodor
Birthca 1854
Immigration188346592 Age: 29
Death1935, SA46592,46593 Age: 81
BurialNorth Road Cemetery, Nailsworth, SA46592
Obituary
The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Sat 8 Feb 193646592

OBITUARY

Mr. Johann Theodore Wohlers, 80,
who died recently, was born at Ham
burg, Germany. On leaving school he
was apprenticed in one of the leading

nurseries in Hamburg to learn garden
ing. After finishing his apprentice
ship be travelled on the Continent to
obtain experience in his trade, working
at Dresden, Munich, Stuttgart, Frank
fort, the Botanical Gardens at Geneva,
Switzerland, Paris, and Vitry sur Seine.
In 1883 he landed at Port Adelaide. For
about 30 years he was head gardener
for the late Mr. Henry Scott at his sum
mer residence, Mount Lofty. In 1916
he went to live at Kensington. He was
a Druid, and also took a great interest
in Freemasonry, being a past master, a
member of Emulation Lodge, Norwood,
a member of Emulation Royal Arch
and Mark Lodge, and the Ark Mariners'
Lodge No. 1. He married in 1887 Bertha,
daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Ha
mann, Tanunda. He left a widow, four
children—Anna, Oscar (Melbourne),
Emma, and Hugo—and three grandchil
dren. His remains were interred in the
North road Church of England Ceme
tery.
Spouses
Birth9 Sep 1862, Tanunda, SA46590
Death1954, SA46591 Age: 91
FatherHAMANN, Johann Carl August (1823-1906)
Marriage1887, SA46594,46592
ChildrenWilhelm Johann Carl (1889-)
 Anna Sophia (1891-1962)
 Oscar Theodor (1894-1921)
 Emma Auguste (1897-)
 Hugo Albert (1898-1966)
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