GELLERT
last modified 21 April 2012


Gellert
Drawing said to be of the Gellert
original source unknown [10]


The Gellert a 3 masted ship of 600 tons.  The Gellert departed Bremen August 28th 1847 under the command of Captain Ihlder/Fhlert and arrived in Port Adelaide on December 21st 1847 with 247 passengers.
 

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Passenger List

The passenger list below is based on an official passenger list hand-written  by Edward Delius, a transcription of which appears in the Mattners in Australia [1] and several web pages and family histories.  A number of the immigrant families from the Gellert settled initially in Hoffnungsthal.

Captain
IHLDER/FHLERT [1]

Surgeon
SCHULTZ [1]
Ludwick Wilhelm, Dr

Cabin Passengers
OTTLING [1]
Carl (merchant)
OSTER [1,2,3]
Phillip Jacob Jacques, Pastor (b 1804, France, died at sea of tuberculous 24 Oct 1847)

Sophia Amalie nee Stamm (b 1801, France)

.....Philipp Jacob Jr  (b 1830)

.....Pauline Renate (b 1837)

.....Anna Victoria (b 1839)
STAMM [1]
 Sophie Friedericke (30) sister of Sophie OSTER

Steerage Passengers

ADAM [1] John (37)

Maria (33)
ADAMKOWSKY [1] Friedrich Wilhelm (27) from Thorn, West Prussia
AMMACHER Susana Amalie (20) from Posen, maid of the Zerbst family
BARTSCH [1] C, Mr. merchant returning to Adelaide after collecting belongings from his homeland (died Nov 4, 1847)
BECK [1]
Matthias (65) from Bromberg West Prussia

.....Carl (28)
BECK [1]
Johannes August Georg (36, b 1811 Posen)

Christiane Elisabeth nee LASKOSKE (35)

.....Emil Robert (14, b 1832)

.....Gustav Rudolph (b 1839)

.....Adolph Paul (b 1846)
BEHRENS [1]
F.G. (30) from Mecklenburg
BEINKE [1]
Johann Friedrich August (36, b 1810) miller from Sanniki, Posen

Theodora nee Kreschevska (30 b 1816)

.....Gustav Emil (11, b 1836)

.....Carl Joseph (8, b 1839)

.....Anna Julianna (6, b 1841)

.....Caroline (4, b 1843)

.....Johann Friedrich (3, b 1844)

.....Louise Christiane (1, b 1846)
BEINKE [1,4]
Friedrich August (37) bricklayer from Margonin, Posen
BIRKENHAGEN [1]
George (34, b 1809) a cabinetmaker from Posen
BLACKALL [1]
Richard (30) British subject
BÜCK [1]
Johann Gottlieb (31) from Karge, Posen
  .....Johanne Elise Amalie (8, b 1838)
BOCK
Henriette Wilhelmine nee KRUGER (30, b 1817) Uhrunstadt, Posen)

.....Julie Karoline Agnus/Agnes (b 1845)

.....daughter (27 Oct 1847) born on the voyage
BOEHM [1]
Johann Gottlieb (37) cloth cutter

Susanne Maria Josephine nee ROSENBERG (25) daughter of Juliane Christiane SCHULZ also on Gellert

.....Auguste Bertha (2, b 1844/5)

.....Christiane (infant, died 7 Sept 1847) buried at sea
BOTEN [1]
Anna Rosina (35) from Brandenberg, servant with Tschirpig family
BRUEL [1]
Peter (30, b 1810) from Gross-Hanchen, Saxony
BRUNNER [1]
Carl (31) coppersmith from Silesia

Auguste (36)

.....Franz (6)
CLAUSSEN [1]
Asmus (b 1823) clerk from Hamburg
DOLLING [1]
Johannes Gottlieb (59, b 1786)

Elisabeth (60, b 1786) from Brandenburg, Prussia
DOLLING [1]
Johannes Gottfried/Gottlieb (37, b 1810 from Brandenburg, son of Johannes Gottlieb)

Johanne Louise nee WOIDT (31, b 1816)

.....Anna Maria (9, b 1838)

.....Friedrich Wilhelm (7, b 1840)

.....Johanne Martha (5, b 1842)

.....Friedrich Carl (3, b 1844 Keltschen)

.....Johannes Gustav (9 mths, b 1846)
DOLLING servant Johanne aged (25) surname not known
FECHNER [1]
Anna Elizabeth nee KLUGE (b 1783) widow, mother of Johanne Louise Tschirpig
GOLNIEWITZ [1]
Joseph (30)
GRAUE [1]
Johann Heinrich (40, b 1807) Luhnde, Hanover)

Julie formerly Bergmann (50)
BERGMANN [1]
.....Louise Emilie (19) daughter of Julie GRAUE
GRIESCHE [1]
Johann Gotthelf (38, b 1810) farmer and smith

Caroline Beate nee KLEMKE 36 (b 1811 Eschenwalde)

.....Auguste Pauline (9, b 1837 Tirschtiegel, Posen)

.....Anna Juliane (7, b 1839 Tirschtiegel, Posen)

.....Pauline Emilie Florentine (5, b 1842 Tirschtiegel, Posen)
GROCKE [1]
Johann Christoph (46, b 1801 Muhlbock, Brandenburg)

Anna Dorothea nee HAHN (44)

.....Anna Dorothea (19, b 1828)

.....Johann Gottlieb (15,  b 1831 Spiegelberg)

.....Ernestine Elisabeth Wilhelmine (9, b 1838 Spiegelberg)
GROSSE [1,4]
Johann Traugott (33, b 1814 Silesia)

Johanne Christiane nee Pusch (29, b 1818 Silesia)

.....Johann Gottlieb 6 (b 1841 Wettersdorf)
GUTSCHE [1]
Johann Friedrich Wilhelm (25, b 1822)

Caroline Ottilie nee THIELE (23, b 1824) - daughter of J. Georg THIELE also on Gellert
HAMDORF [1]
Friedrich Gottlieb (42, b 1806 Posen)

Eleanore Dorothea Elisabeth nee Wilhelm (40, b 1807)

.....Hermann Robert (8, b 1838 Tirschtiegel, Posen)

.....Heinrich Adolph (7, b 1840 Tirschtiegel, Posen)

.....Albertine Emilie (5, b 1842)
HEINRICH [1]
Friedrich Wilhelm (b 1808) from Brandenburg

Eleonore (b 1808) from Posen

.....Friedrich Wilhelm (10, b 1837)

.....Johanne Eleonora (8,  b 1839)

.....Anna Dorothea (5, b 1842)

.....Caroline (3, b 1844)
HELBIG [1]
Johann Carl Adolph (32)

Clara nee FRITSCHE / FRIESZCHE (44)

.....Maria (10)

.....Carl (7)
HIRTHE  [1] Andreas (51) from Brandenburg

Anne Dorothea nee HEINRICH (51, b 1790)

.....Johann Gottlieb (27, b 1819)
HOFFMANN [1,6]
Johann Samuel (52, 1795) from Silesia

Anna Dorothea nee WALTHER (48, b 1800)

.....Johanne Rosina (26, b 1820)

.....Johann Friedrich August (25, b 1822)

.....Johann Gottlieb (23, b 1824)

.....Johann Karl (18, b 1828)

.....Johann Friedrich Wilhelm (16, b 1831)

.....Johann Heinrich (13, b 1833)

.....Johann Samuel (9, b 1839)

.....Johann Christian (3, b 1843)
JORDAN [1]
Franz (32, b 1815)
KLAU [1,9]
Carl Jonathon (50, b 1797 Posen) brother of Wilhelm Julius

Marie Therese (53, b 1794)
KLAU [1,9] Wilhelm Julius (47, b 1799 Posen) brother of Carl Jonathon

.....Emma Louisa (14, b 1831 Posen)

.....Hermann Immanuel (12, b 1834 Posen)

.....Georg Daniel (10, b 1836 Posen)

.....Rudolf Joshua (8, b 1838 Posen)
KLEMM [1]
Johann Gottfried (48, b 1799 Posen)

Eleonore nee KLEMKE (50, b 1797)

.....Johann Samuel (20, b 1827)

.....Johann Friedrich Gottlieb (17, b 1830 Kuschen, Silesia, Prussia)

.....Johanne Louise (13, b 1834)
KLIEM [1,10]
Anna Rosina (65) mother of Emilie KLOSE also on Gellert
KLOSE [1]
Johann Carl (36)

Emilie nee KLIEM (44) daughter of Anna Rosina KLIEM also on Gellert
KRUGER [1]
Gottlieb (37)

Eleonore (38)
KRUSCHEL [1]
Johann Gottfried (42, b 1806)

Anne Elisabeth nee SCHULTZ (40, b 1806)

.....Johanne Louise (14, b 1833

.....Johann Gottlieb (5, b 1842)

.....Johanne Christiane (5, b 1842)

.....Johann Friedrich Wilhelm (2, b 1845)
KIEFERT [1]
Anne Dorothea Charlotte nee HERMTH (71, b 1776 Posen, Prussia) mother of Helene Oehm also on Gellert
KÜHN [1]
Gottlieb (37)

Auguste (30)
LASSOW [1]
Johann Andreas (30, b 1820 Posen)
LAUBE [1]
Johann Gottfried (52, b 1795 Silesia)

Anna Elisabeth nee REIMANN (48, b 1799 Prussia)
  .....Christiane (19, 1828)

.....Carl Benjamin (11, b 1836 Silesia)

.....Gottlob (6, b 1841 Silesia)
LINDE [1]
Hakan (27, b 1820 Sweden)
LINKE [1]
Johann Christian (30, b 1816 Posen)

Johanne Eleonora nee Hemmerling (30, b 1817 Klastawe)

.....Johann Wilhelm (6, b 1841 Klastawe)

.....Johann Gottlieb (4, b 1844 Klastawe)

.....Johanne Louise aged (2mths, b 1847 Klastawe)
MATTNER [1,4]
Johann Gottlieb (49, b 1797)

Maria Elisabeth nee Steinborn (45, b 1802)

.....Johann Wilhelm (19, b 1828)

.....Johann Gottlieb (11, b 1835)
MATTSCHOSS [1,5]
Johann Gottlieb (50, b 1799 Silesia)

Maria Elisabeth nee ANDRETZKE (40, b 1807)

.....Johann Christoph (18, b 1829)

.....Johann George (16, b 1831)

.....Anna Rosina (8, b 1838)

.....Johanne Auguste (5, b 1842)
MEYER Mr (28) from Eschede
NEUMANN Carl (30) surgeon from Silesia
NIEJALKE/NIESALKE[1] Johann Carl Gottlieb (26)

Anna Rosina nee KLEMM (24, b 1823) - parents also on Gellert

.....Wilhelmine (1, b 1846)
OEHM [1] George Friedrich Wilhelm (54, b 1794) Brandenburg

Helene nee KIEFFERT (50, b  1797) - mother also on Gellert

.....Johann Ferdinand (22, b 1826)

.....Friedrich August (20, b 1829)

.....Ernestine Wilhelmine (14, b 1833)

.....Dorothea Amalie (11, b 1835)

.....Emilie Mathilde (6, b 1841)
OTTO [1] Carl Friedrich (29) musician and a cooper from Lubeck
PAHN [1] Alwin (30)
PREUSS [1] Carl Johann Samuel (32) possibly brother to Juliane Wilhelmine
PREUSS [1] Juliane Wilhelmine 20 (b 1824 near EBLING, West Prussia) maid of Pastor & Mrs Oster
RIEGER [1] Gottfried (47, 1800) from Posen

Johanna Beate (50, b 1797)

.....Carolina Willhelmina (20, b 1828)

.....Pauline (16, b 1832)

.....Amalie Emilie (11, b 1838)

.....Friedrich August (b 1839)

.....Johann Gottlieb (b 1843)
ROSENBERG Franz Joseph Ehrhard (24, b 1824) Grunberg
ROSENBERG Henriette Elisabeth (22, b 1826) Grunberg
ROSENBERG Auguste Bertha (20, b 1829) Grunberg
ROSENBERG Joseph Adolph (17, b 1839) Grunberg
ROSS [1] Gottlieb 30 - possibly Johann Gottlieb RUSS 26 (a servant from Brandenberg, listed with Johanne T. Grosse as receiving an emigration permit in 1847.
SCHONFELD [1] Ferdinand (24) possibly Alexander Ferdinand Schonfeldt
SCHUBERT [1] (30) brother-in-law of MATTSCHOSS
SCHULZ [1] Franciscus Friedrich Carl (b 1824) from Silesia
SCHULZ [1] Johann Gottlieb (42 b 1805) from Silesia

Juliane Christiane nee PELTZ (46, b 1801) widow ROSENBERG, mother of Mrs BOEHM and 4 other ROSENBERG children also on the Gellert
SIRAKOWSKI [1]
Eugen von - Polish Officer
STEINBERG [1]
Carl Paul (30)
SOMMER [1]
may have come to SA on Gellert
STREMPEL [1]
Carl Friedrich Adolph (b 1832) Posen
STREMPEL [1]
Carl Ernst Ferdinand (b 1824) Posen, older brother of Carl Friedrich Adolph
STREMPEL [1]
Anna Maria Louise (b 1826) Posen, older sister of Carl Friedrich Adolph
TEPPER [1]
Johann Christoph (b 1815) master baker, mill owner and farmer

Johanna Wilhelmina nee PROTSCH (b 1816)

.....Johann Gottlieb Otto (b 1841)

.....Johann Paul (b 1843)

.....Phillip Nathaniel aged (1) died Sept 19, 1847, buried at sea
THIELE [1]
Johann Georg [Joseph] (52, b 1795 Brandenburg) shoemaker

Anna Rosina nee KLUGE (52, b 1795)

.....Johanne Eleonore (b 1827)

.....Johanne Louise (b ca 1827)
THIELE [1,5]
Carl Heinrich (26, b 1821 Brandenberg) son of Johann George

Johanne Eleonore nee MATTNER (23, b 1825) daughter of J.G. MATTNER also on Gellert
TSCHIRPIG [1]
Johann Gottfried (35, b 1811)

Johanne Louise nee FECHNER (31, b 1815)

.....Johanne Eleonore (13, b 1834)

.....Johann Gottlieb (11)

.....Johanne Louise (5)

.....Johanne Maria Elizabeth (1)
UNGER [1]
Carl Friedrich August (23, b 1822) Posen
VIED [1]
H (31) from Oldenburg
VORWERK [1]
Carl Ernst b 1803 Schoenwalde, Prussia (some sources give Charles Ernest VORBERG)

Louise nee DORNSKE b 1805 Posen

.....Adolf (14, b 1833)

.....Carl Heinrich Ferdinand (11, b 1835) Posen

.....Friedrich Wilhelm (8, b 1836) Posen

.....Hermine (7, b 1838) Posen

.....Ernst Leo (4, b 1843) Posen
  .....Johanna Auguste (3, b 1844)

.....Emilie (aged nearly 2, died Oct 28, 1847, buried at sea)
WEBER [1] Gottlieb Erdmann (37, b 1820 Posen) brother of Johann Christian

Eleonore nee PESCHEL (30, b 1817 Posen)

.....Johann Friedrich Wilhelm (4, b 1843 Posen)

.....Johanne Louise (1, b 1845 Posen)
WEBER [1,5]
Johann Christian jnr (24, b 1824 Posen) brother of Gottlieb Erdmann
WEBER [1]
Carl (20, b 1827) brother of Gottlieb Erdmann
WIEBKE [1]
Theodor 24
WINDERLICH [1]
Johann Gottlieb (36, b 1812 Silesia)
WITTIG [1] Franz Carl (38, b 1809 Silesia)

Ottilie Wilhelmine nee MIETTICH (28, b 1819) Posen
ZENNER Adolph Moritz Julius (30) portrait painter and mason
ZERBST [1,4] Daniel Traugott (b 1806 ) Posen, farmer and miller

Anna Maria Elizabeth nee HIRSCHFELD (b 1813)

.....Ferdinand Michael (b 1835)

.....Johanne Friedericke Wilhelmine (b 1837)

.....Julius Heindrich (b 1839)

.....Carl (Charles) Friedrich (b 1842)

.....Caroline Emilie (Emily) (b 1844)
ZIEGLER [1] possibly Richard Friedrich (30)
ZIMMERMAN [1] Johann Daniel (44, b 1803) from Posen

Maria Dorothea nee LAUBSCH (43, b 1804)
  .....Friedrich Wilhelm (b 1828)

.....Johann Ferdinand (b 1832)

.....Maria Dorothea (b 1840)

.....Ernstine Wilhelmine (b 1843)

.....Johanne Caroline Wilhelmine (b 1846)
ZWECK [1] Friedrich Wilhelm (32, b 1815) West Prussia

Wilhelmine Auguste nee BECK (26, b 1820) West Prussia

.....Wilhelm Friedrich (3, b 1844) West Prussia

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Newspaper Reports

The South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA)

Wednesday, 22 December, 1847

SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE
ARRIVED
Monday, Dec. 23th - The ship Gellert, 600 tons, Fhlert, master. from Bremen. Passengers - Mrs Oster and three children, Miss Sophie Stamm, Dr Schultzen,  Mr Carl Ostling, in the cabin; and the following in the steerage - Dolling, Heinrich, Hert, Kruschel, Tschirpig, Thiele, Gusche, Mattner, Klem, Weber, Link, Kruger, Nischke, Böhm, Schulz Matschass and brother-in-law Schubert, Griesche (farmer and smith), Hamdorf, Grock, Klau (two families), Celwig, Strempel, Unzer and Jordan, Beinke, Oehn, Vorwerg, Rieger, Hoffmann, Laube, Bock, Grosse, Zerbst, Brunner, Keen, Adam, Zweck, Zimmermann, Grefe, Berkenhagen, and Ross, agriculturalists from Posen; Oetling, (clerk) from Bremen; Asneus Claussen, (clerk). from Hamburg; Schuz and Linde, from Prussia; Ziegler, V. Sirakowsky, Golnwitch, Poles; Tepper (farmer), Adamkowsky, Beinke, Winterieb, Otto, and Vied.

Friday, 24 November, 1847

IMPORTS
Cargo of the "Gellert" (arrival reported in our last) -2 boxes oilcloth, 1 ditto cigars, 1 bale paper, 2 boxes merchandise, Stakemann ; 3 boxes merchandise, 1 ditto samples, H. C. Noltenius; 16 packages merchandise, Order.

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References

[1] Mattner, M.; Ross, D.; Coleman, L. The Mattners in Australia 1839-1980 Mattner Family Reubion Committee: Adelaide, 1981 (list p 560-1).
[2] Brauer, A. Under the Southern Cross Facsimile Edition, Lutheran Publishing House: Adelaide. 1985 (p 247).
[3] Iwan, W. Because of Their Beliefs (translated and edited by Schubert, D.) H. Schubert: Highgate, SA, 1995 (p 60)
[4] Huf, E. Courage, Patience and Persistence. 150 Years of German Settlement in Western Victoria Sesquicentenary Committee, St Michael's Lutheran Church: Tarrington, Victoria, 2003 (Beinke p 157, Grosse p 179, Mattner p 234, Zerbst p296).
[5] South Australians 1836-1885 editied by Jan Thomas, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society, Inc.: Adelaide. 1990 (Mattschoss p 533, Thiele p 832, Weber p 891).
[6] Although included on some lists, Johann Gottlieb HOFFMANN did not travel with the rest of his family on the Gellert because of military service but travelled to South Australia some two years later on the Pauline [4].
[7] Love, D.R.; Love, D.I. The Linke Families in Australia 1838-1980, Lutheran Publishing House: Adelaide: 1980 (p 335).
[8] Christian Weber father of Gottlieb Erdmann, Johann Christian and Carl Weber appears as a passenger in some lists [1].  He came to Australia on the Bengalee in 1838 [Schubert, D. Kavel's People Lutheran Publishing House: Adelaide, 1985, p 157].
[9] Statten, J (ed.) Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885 South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society: Adelaide, 1986.
[10] A Picture said to be of the Gellert appears on Di Cummings web site.
[11] According to some sources [9], Anna Kliem arrived on the Pauline in 1846.


Links

Passenger Lists

Bound for South Australia - Gellert 1847 by Diane Cummings (similar to Mattner list [1] but with additional information)
Gellert, Bremen to Adelaide, 1847 (TheShipsList)
Family History South Australia (select passenger lists and search for "Gellert")

Individual Passengers
Johann Gottlieb Klemm

Other Imformation
Flinders Ranges Research

Contents * Brief Description * Passenger List * Newspaper Reports * References * Links * Ship Index