PRIBISLAW
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The Pribislaw of 304 tons.

Under the command of captain P W Niemann the Pribislaw departed Hamburg on 23 August 1849 arrived at Rio de Janiro 27 October 1849 and stayed there until 2 December.  The ship berthed in Port Phillip (Melbourne) on 2 February 1850 where most of the passengers disembarked.  The Pribislaw went on to Port Adelaide arriving there on 1 March 1850.

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Passenger List

The Pribislaw left Hamburg with 229 passengers (168 adults and 61 children).  There were 14 deaths on the voyage.  19 passengers went to Adelaide.  Many of the passengers settled initially in Westgarthtown, Victoria.  The list below is based on partial passenger lists that appear on various web sites and additional information from other references [1-3, 6]. 

Captain
NIEMANN
P W

Ships Surgeon
BERNDT [4]
D

Melbourne Passengers
ALTMANN [6]
Ernst (31) from Prussia

Christiana
AURISCH [6] Georg Ernst (75) from Prussia

Maria
AURISCH [6] Johann (35) from Prussia
AURISCH [6] Wilhelm (25) from Prussia
BOEHM [6] John (31) from Prussia
BRUCKE [6] Berthold (24) from Prussia
BURKHARD [6] James (23) from Switzerland
DENHERT [6] Robert (20) from Prussia
DHMEL [6] August (30) from Prussia
DIETZ [6] Paul (24) from Berlin
FANKHAUSER [6] Frederick Traugott (61) from Prussia
FANKHAUSER [6] George (22) from Prussia
FANKHAUSER [6] John Gotthard (50) from Tyrol

Elizabeth

.....child

.....child

.....child

.....child
FEIGE [6] Benjamin (36) from Prussia
FIEDLER [6] Charles Gustav Oswald (71) from Prussia
FIEDLER [6,8] Leberecht (50) from Erdmannsdorf, Silesia

Theresa nee KNOBLOCH

.....child
FINGER [6] Christian (51) from Prussia

Friedericka

.....Maria (ca 1833)

.....7 children
FINGER [6] Henry (21) from Prussia
FINGER [6] Wilhelm (23) from Prussia
FISCHER [6] Wilhelm (56) from Prussia

Eleanora

.....4 children
FRAHM [6] Charles (25) from Mecklenberg
FRANKE [6] Wilhelm Gustavus (33) from Prussia
FRANZ [6] John (29) from Prussia
GEISLER [6] Julius (41) from Prussia
GRAFF [6,7] Johann (49) from Saxony

Johanna

.....4 children
GRAFF [6] Johann (52) from Saxony
GRASHOFF [6] Charles Augustus Lewis (37) from Brandenburg
GRUNDMANN [6] Frederick (44) from Prussia

Caroline

.....child

.....child
GRUNDMANN [6] Johann Friedrich Ferdinand (21) from Prussia
GUMBINNER [6] Julius Ludwig (38) from Berlin
HARTIG [6,7] Carl (56) from Prussia

Magdalena
HEINBOCKEL [6] Johann Heinrich (35) from Hanover
HEINER [6] Ernst Wilhelm (31) from Prussia
HELL [6] Peter (31) from Holstein
HEMPEL [3,6,7]
Johann Christoph (1794)

Elizabeth Johanna nee BIEBRACH (1798)
[6]
.....Johann Traugott (1828)
[6]
.....Karl Ernst (1829)
HILDEBRANDT [6,7] Johan Gottfried August from Breslau

Juliane Dorothea nee Schlabs

.....Caroline Marie Elisabeth (1833)

.....Auguste

.....Marie juliane Gottliebe (1844)
HOEHNE [6,7]
Carl Traugott

wife
KAISER [6,7,8]
Andreas (1827)
KARSTEN [6] Heinrich (33)

Maria

.....child

.....child
KIEHL [6] Anton (35)
KOBELKE [6] Dorothea (mother of Edward)
KOBELKE [6] Edward (34) from Silesia

Charlotte

.....child

.....child
KOBELKE [6] Charles Gustav Adolph (60) from Silesia
LEHMKUHL [6] Johann Friedrich Theodor (31) from Mecklenberg
LOBER [6] Ernst (32)
MALTZAHN [6,8] Johann Heinrich Daniel (1814) from Mecklenberg

Sophia Magdalena Frederike ne SCHLUNZ (1821)
MELCHIOR [6] William (30) from Hanover
NEUMANN [6,7] Carl (36) from Saxony

Anna

.....child

.....child (died on voyage)
OELRICH [6] Carl August Christoph (27) from Hamburg

Ida
OHLMEYER [6]*
Johann Gabriel Martin

wife

.....Carl

.....Wilhelmine

.....Caroline

.....Maria
PANNACH [6,7]
Johann (1824)
PASSARIUS [6] William (32) from Saxony
PETERS [6] Daniel (31) from Mecklenberg
PLÄSCHKE [6] Carl (47) widower from Prussia

.....child

.....child
RASCHKE [6]
Friedrich Wilhelm
ROEMER [6] Johann August (41) from Prussia
ROSEL [6] Johann (1803) from Pielitz, Saxony

Johanna nee PIETSCH (ca 1804)

.....4 children
SCHERREL [6] Frederick (37) from Hamburg
SCHERREL [6] Robert Anton (33) from Prussia
SCHOEGULA [6] Augustus (39) from Prussia

Henrietta

.....child

.....child
SCHOLZE [6] Johann Traugott (38) from Saxony

Christina

.....child
SCHUSTER [6] Johann Gottfried (38) from Saxony

Agnes

.....child

.....child
SEILER [6,7]*
Michael (ca 1783)

Maria (ca 1789)
STEPHAN [6,7,8]
Johann (1810) from Herwigsdorf, Prussia

Agneta (ca 1813)
WEISSLEDER [6] Johann (24) from Prussia
WELTZIEN [6]
F W
WINTER [6] Friedrich Julius (42) from Mecklenberg

Maria Catherina nee FECHEL

.....5 children
WUCHATSCH [6,7] Johann (48) from Saxony
[6] .....Carl (23)
[6] .....Johann (23)
ZIEBEL [6] Christian (54) from Mecklenberg

Sophia

.....7 children
ZIESCHE [6,7] Ernst Gottlieb from Saxony
ZIMMER [6,7] Johann (1803) from Wessig, Saxony

Annie nee ROSEL (ca 1800, sister of Johann)
[6] .....Michael (ca 1823)

.....Maria (ca 1825)

.....child

.....Agnes (ca 1832)
ZSCHECH [6]
Michael (30)

Magdalena nee HEMPEL (daughter of Johann Christoph)
ZWAR [6,7,8]
Michael (1829)
* Passengers to Adelaide

Adelaide Cabin Passengers
GRASMORE [6]
Mr

wife
LEMKE [4]
G (cabin)

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Newspaper Reports


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References and Notes

[1] Statten J (ed.) Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885 South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society: Adelaide, 1886.
[2] Thomas J (ed.) South Australians 1836-1885 South Australian Genealogy and Heraldry Society: Adelaide, 1990.
[3] Huf, Elizabeth Courage, Patience and Persistence St Michael’s Lutheran Church, Tarrington, Vic, 2003.
[4] web site of Di Cummings
[5] German Immigrants to Port Phillip 1849-1850 (complied by Faye Guthrigg) Guthrigg Genealogy, Ringwood, Vic, 1995 (partial list available on-line).
[6] Darragh Thomas A;  Wuchatsch Robert N From Hamburg to Hobson's Bay: German Emigration to Port Phillip (Australia Felix) 1848-51 Heidelburg, Vic, 1999.  This publication contaiuns a recontructed passenger list pp 306-311.
[7] The above publication [6] also contains biographies of some passengers and translations of letters wriiteen by them (Hoehne pp 167-217, Graff pp 218-223, 253, Hartig p 253, Hempel p 254, Hildebrandt p 255, Kaiser p 256, Neumann p 260, Pannach pp 230-233, 262, Rosel p 265, Scholze p 265, Schuster p 267, Seiler p 268, Stephan p 270, Wuchatsch p 275, Ziesche p 276, Zimmer p 276, Zwar pp 224-229, 277).
[8[ See Links below.


Links

Pribislaw Passengers

Fiedler
Kaiser
Maltzahn
Stephan
Zwar

Passenger Lists
    Pribislaw (Di Cummings, Adelaide bound passengers)

Wendish Heritage
   THE PRIBISLAW 1849/50
   PRIBISLAW 1849/50 PASSENGER LIST

Ships Description
    Last Voyage of the Pribislaw

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