HELENE
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The Helene a barque of 410 tons.

Under the command of Captain Andressen, the Helene departed Hamburg, 19 August 1851 and arrived in South Australia on 24 December 1851.

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Passenger List

No official passenger list has been located for the Helene [5].  The following list is based on those which appear in Burger Family History [1] and The Mattners in Australia 1839-1980 [2] and additional information from Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885 [3] and South Australians 1836-1835 [4].

Captain
Andressen


Passengers

BOBACH [1,2,7] Johann (ca 1825), carpenter from Dauben, Saxony
BOEHM [1,2] Minna from Hamburg
BÜRGER [1,2,3,5,7] Peter (1795) tailor from Hochkirch, Saxony

Agnes nee SCHMIDT (1808, sister of Michael)

…..Johann (1833)

…..Magdelena (1834)

…..Andreas (1835)
DALLWITZ [1,2,3,7] Johann (1816) farmer from Kortnitz, Saxony

Maria Dorothea nee HANTZCHK (ca 1821)

…..Anna (1842)

…..Johann (1844)

…..Maria (1846)

…..Andreas (1847)

…..Peter (1849)
DANKEL [1,2] Christian from Braunschweig

wife
DOECKE [1,2,3,7] Andreas (1811) farmer from Niederkeina, Saxony

Auguste Amelia nee DIESNER (1818)

…..Anna Maria (1846)

…..Martha Christianne (1849)

…..Johann Traugott (1851)
DOECKE [1,2,3,7] Peter (1824) wheelwright from Niederkeina, Saxony

Maria nee FELFE (1829)
DOECKE [1,2,3,7] Peter (1799) farmer from Grobsesern, Saxony
EICHEL [1,2,7] Andreas, shepherd from Spietel, Saxony
ENKELMANN [1,2,3] Johanne Juliane (1832) from Scharkewald
GUDE [1,2,5,7] Johann (1820) joiner frm Baschitz, Saxony
GUDE [1,2,5,7] Anna (1829, sister of Maria MIRTSCHIN) from Döehlen, Saxony
HAEUSLER [1,2,3] Wilhelm farmer from Boroy

wife

…..child

…..child

…..child

…..child
HAMMER [1,2]
Adolf, merchant from Berlin
HAUCH [1.2] Johann, miller from Posen

wife

…..child
HAUPT [1.2,7] Agnes, farmer from Wieschke, Saxony
HEINRICH [1,2]
Johann and family
HEMMERLING [1,2,3] Johann Georg (ca 1787) from Klastawe

Elisabeth nee FECHNER
HEMMERLING [1.2.3] Johann Christian (1819, son of Johann Georg) from Klastawe

Johanne Louise nee MATTNER (1819)
HIRSCHFELD [1,2,3] Wilhelm Benjamin (1819) joiner from Posen
HIRSCHFELD [1,2] Caroline Wilhelmine (1826)
HOEHER [1,2]
Karl, miller from Klemzig
HONER [1,2]
C
HUEBNER [1,2]
Elise from Scharkewald

.....daughter
HUNDRACK [1,2,3,5,7] Johann (1803) from Radowitz

Anna nee RENTSCH (1806)

…..Magdelena (1829)

…..Maria (1831)

…..Anna Rosina (1833)

…..Agnes (1837)

…..Johanne Christiane (1840)

…..Maria Theresia (1843)

…..Wilhelmine Ernestine (1846)

…..Johanne Henriette (1849)

…..Johann (ca 1851)
KALKBRENNER [1,2,3] Johann, baker from Hamburg
KLEINIG [1,2,3,7] Andreas (1820, brother of Johann)
KLEINIG [1,2,3,4,7] Johann (1812, brother of Andreas) from Kortnitz, Saxony

…..Johanna (1849)

Magdalena nee WENKE (second wife) (1821)

…..Helene Madelene (1850)
KRAFT [1,2,3] Georg Friedrich (1822) farmer from Posen
LEHMANN [1,2,7]
Johann Christian Gottlieb from Seidau

Gertraut

.....Maria Amalie
LEHMANN [1,2] W

wife

…..child

…..child

…..child

…..child
LINKE [1,2,3] Johann George (1820)

Dorothea Elisabeth nee HEMMERLING (1823, daughter of Johann Georg)

…..Johanne Eleonore (1845)

…..Johanne Luize (1847)

…..Johanna Wilhelmina (1849)

…..Johann Wilhelm (1851)
LIESCHKE [1.2,7]
Johann Andreas 1797) and family

Maria nee JANNASCHE

.....Anna (1829)

.....Andreas (1831)

.....Jacob (1834)
LOWKE [1,2,3,7]
Peter

Magdalena nee SIMMANK

…..Johann (1843)

…..Anna (1848)

…..Maria (1851)
MICKAN [1,2,3,7]
Johann (1790) farmer from Kortnitz, Saxony

wife

…..Maria (1825)
MICKAN [7]
Johann (1818, son of Johann)

Christiane nee TRIEDE (1821)

.....Johann (1849)

.....Andreas
MIRTSCHIN [1,2,3,5,7] Johann (1809) farmer from Döehlen, Saxony

Maria nee GUDE (1814, sister of Anna)

…..Johann (1840)

…..Anna (1844)

…..Magdelena (1846)

…..Andreas (1849, died on voyage 24 Oct 1851 - buried at sea 27 Oct 1851)

…..Marga (1850, died on voyage - buried at sea 14 Oct 1851)
von St NICHLOLAI [1,2]
Otto, farmer from Hamburg
PANNACH [1,2,3,7] Andreas (1818) from Rachlau, Saxony

Maria nee SCHNEIDER (ca 1821)

.....son (born Aug 1851, died on voyage 9 Nov 1851 - buried at sea 10 Nov 1851)
PANNACH [1,2,7] Agnes (1830, sister of Andreas)
PANNACH [1,2,7] Anna (sister of Andreas)
PILTZ [1,2,3]
Johann (1818) carpenter from Gross-Dammer

Justine nee Mazur (1818)

.....Anna (ca 1847)
PITZSCHKE [1,2,7]
Johann Traugott, tailor from Kuppritz,
PÖSE [1,2,3]
Friedrich, farmer from Scharkewald
PÖSE [1,2] S

wife
POTSCH [1,2,3,7] Carl, shepherd from Hartmannsdorf, Saxony

Emily
QUAST [1,2,4]  Johann August Wilhelm (1835) from Scharkewald, Posen
QUAST [1,2,3]
Samuel from Scharkewald
RASCHKE [1,2,3,5] Maria Dorothea nee JESCHKE from Schwenten

…..Johanna Wilhelmina (1831)
RENTSCH [1,2,3,5,7] Johann (1801) from Kuppritz, Saxony

Maria nee NERRETIG (1807)

…..Anna Magdelena (1831)

…..Andreas (1837)

…..Michael (1840)
RIST [1,2,3]
W from Hamburg
ROCHOW [1,2,3] Johann Gottfried (1796) farmmer from Boroy
[3]
…..Johann Gottlieb (1820)

…..Anna Dorothea (1826)

…..Maria Elisabeth (1835)

…..Anna Rosina (1838)
SCHMIDT [1,2,5,7]
Michael (1800) farmer from Hochkirch, Saxony
SCHNEIDER [1,2,3,7]
Andreas (1815) from Kumschütz, Saxony

Maria nee PANNACH (1821, sister of Andreas)

.....child
SCHUBELIUS [1,2]
Wilhelm, cooper from Neu Tanischelin
SCHWARTZKOPF [1,2]
Ferdinand, farmer from Magdeburg
SILBEREI [1,2]
Wilhelmine from Boroy
STEPHAN [1,2,7]
Maria from Döehlen
STEPHAN [1,2,7] Anna from Döehlen
STREMPEL [1,2,4]
Carl Ernst Ferdinand, farmer

Anna Marie Emma nee SYCZIKUCZINSKA and six children

.....Ernst Friedrich Julius (1829)

.....Wilhelm August (1834)

.....Heinrich (ca 1839)

.....Wilhelmine Charlotte Elisabeth (1841)

.....Benjamin Samuel Robert ( 1842)
URBAN [1,2,5,7]
Andreas (1790) shoemaker from Weigersdorf, Saxony

Christiane nee NEUMANN (1805)
URBAN [1,2]
J

wife
WENKE [1,2,3,4,7] Adam (1831)
ZWAR [1,2,3,7] Johann (1821)

Magdalena nee SCHMAAL (1819)

…..Maria (1848)

…..Johann (1851)


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Newspaper Reports

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References and Notes

[1]  Burger, R Burger Family History Burger Reunion Committee:Hamilton, 1983.  A passenger list for the Helene appears on pp 14-15 said to be based on a list compilied by Karl Werner Klüber that appears in Genealogie 8(5) 1966.   Extracts from letter written by Johann Zwar that describes the voyages are transcibed on pp 15-17.
[2]  Mattner, M.; Ross, D.; Coleman, L. The Mattners in Australia 1839-1980 Mattner Family Reunion.  A similar list to that in [1] appears on p 563.
Committee: Adelaide, 1981.
[3]  Statten J (editor) Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885 South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society: Adelaide, 1886.
[4] Thomas, J (editor) South Australians 1836-1835, South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Association Inc: Adelaide, 1990 (Kleinig p 441; Strempel pp 459,739,814,815; Quast p 674, Wenke p 900).
[5] The Helene is also known as the Helena in some sources [3,4].
[6] Huf, Elizabeth Courage, Patience and Persistence St Michael’s Lutheran Church, Tarrington, Victoria, 2003 (Bürger pp 161,162; Gude pp 180,181; Hundrack p 204; Mirtschen p231; Raschke p 258; Rentsch p 261; Schmidt p 268; Urban p 288).
[7] Wendish Heritage website provides list of Passengers compliled by HFW Proeve


Links

Helene Passengers

Burger
Hundrack
Rochow
Rochow
Zwar

Passenger list (Di Cummings - Bound for South Australia)
   Helena
   Diary of Johann Zwar
Wendish Heritage
   Johann Zwar - The Helene Journey
   The Helene 1851
   Helene Passenger List 1851

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