HG WAPPAUS
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The HG Wappaus of 304 tons.

Under the command of captain Peterson the HG Wappaus departed Hamburg on 29 October 1848 stopped at Rio de Janiro The ship was unable to proceed to Adelide because of a severe storm and after stopping in Portland arrived in Port Phillip (Melbourne) on 7 March 1849 where many of the passengers disembarked.  The HG Wappaus arrived in Port Adelaide on 31 March 1849.

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Passenger List

The HG Wappaus carried 191 passengers (72 male adults, and 59 female adults, 31 male children and 29 female children).  There were 16 deaths and four births on the voyage.  The list of Melboune passengers is largely base on the list that appears in [6] supplemented by information that appears in .  That of Adelaide passengers is based on entries in Biographical Index of South Australians 1836-1885 [1] and on partial passenger lists that appear on various web sites.

Captain
PETERSON

Ships Surgeon
ASSCHENFELDT [1]

Melbourne Passengers
ADLER [3,6] Johann Gottlieb (1821) shepherd from Bersdorf, Silesia

Johanne Christiane nee UEBERGANG (1822, daughter of Carl Samuel)

.....Ernestine (1845)

.....Caroline (1846)
BARTELS [6]
Friedrich (27) tailor from Hanover
BITTER [6] Ernestine (25) servant from Görlitz
BOEHRER [6]
Carl Richard Hermann (28) bellfounder from Görlitz

Fredericke (33)
BORMANN [6]
Theodore (24) engineer  from Steinseifen, Silesia
BOTTICHER [6]
Nicholaus (27) turner from Hamburg
BRAUSE [6]
Friedrich (27) vinedresser from Glatz, Silesia
BURCHMANN [6] Wilhelm (31) from Dresden
BUSCHELL [6] Carl (47) widower from Liegnitz

.....Fredericke (24)

.....Ida (18)
CHESWICK C
DITTMANN [6]
Johann Sigismund (29) locksmith from Posen

Sophie Fredericke Elizabeth (25)

.....Emilie (1)
FIEBIG [3,5,6] Johanna Rosina nee HEIDRICH (1796)

.....Maria Rosina (1826)

.....Johanna Christiane (1830)

.....Anna Rosina (1831)

.....Johanna Carolina (1835)
FRITSCHE [6]
Andreas (39) potter from Schwartenburg

Carolina (31)

.....Albert (14)

.....Gustav (12)

.....Maria (7)

.....Carl (5)
FRITSCH [3,5,6] Friedrich Wilhelm (1819) cart builder from Gorlitz
GRABEL [6]
Wilhelm (27) servant from Hirschberg, Silesia
GRUTZNER [6]
Gottlieb Jakob (25) mason from Saxony
HAUSMANN [6] Johann Gottfried (30) shoemaker from Posen

Maria Pauline (30)
HEINER [6]
Dorothea (51) mother of Moritz
HEINER [6]
Moritz (37) weaver from Liegnitz

.....Johanna Wilhelmine Louise (8)
HENNIG [6]
Friedrich Wilhelm (36) labourer from Strigau

.....Louisa (6)

.....Carl (4)
HENSTCHEL [6]
Theodore Paul (1822) lithographer from Posen
HILBRICH [6]
Johann Gottlieb (35) slater from Görlitz

Maria Dorothea (27)

.....C B (7)

.....Clara Maria Augusta (5)

.....Carl Gustav (2)
HILDEBRANDT [6]
Julius (1825) tailor from Breslau
JOPPICK J
KALL [6]
Nicholaus (43) from Berlin
KAMSBUSHE [6]
Theresa (21) servant from Görlitz
KLEINERT [6]
Christiana (29) servant from Liegnitz
KLEINERT [6] Johanna (17) servant from Liegnitz, sister of Christiana
KLEINERT [6] August (8) brother of Johanna and Christiana
KLIX [6]
Carl (18) gardener from Dresden
KLIX [6] Ernst (19) gardener from Dresden
KLOSE [6]
Gottlieb (38) bricklayer from Görlitz
KOENIG [6]
Johann Gustav (32) cabinet maker from Fraustadt

.....Heinrich (7)

.....Lydia (5)
KRAUSE F
KRUMBUGEL [6]
Pauline Wilhelmine (27) servant from Dresden
KUTTIG [3,5,6]
Benjamin (37) mason from Strigau
LEHMANN [6]
Carl Johann (24) farm servant from Frankfurt
LEHMANN [6] Maria (17) servant from Posen
NEUMANN [6]
Christian (ca 1821) tailor from Görlitz
PRESSER [3,6]
Carl Friedrich (1816) cabinet maker from Lederhose, Liegnitz, Silesia
RUDOLPH [6]
Gottlieb (52) weaver from Launberg

Fredericke (28)

.....Pauline Bernadina (26)

.....Anna (9 Feb 1849, born on voyage)
RUPP [6]
Carl Ludwig Hermann (10) orphan from Frankfurt
RUPP [6] Augusta (5) orphan from Frankfurt, sister of Carl
SCHAEFFER [6]
Eduard (37) nailmaker from Liegnitz

Louisa (30)

.....Carl (5)

.....Wappaus (8 Feb 1849, born on voyage)
SCHMIDT [6]
Henrietta (10) servant from Buchwald
SCHNAPKE [6]
Amalie (19) servant from Görlitz
SCHORNICK [6]
Johann Carl (24) labourer from Sxhreibesdorf, Silesia
SCHUMANN [6]
Johanna Cecelia (20) servant from Dresden
SEYFRIED [6]
Johann (33) machinist from Vienna
STRAUBE [3,6] Friedrich Gottlieb (1808)

Anna Rosina nee SCHMIDT (1811)

.....Johann Christiane (1834)

.....Maria (1838)

.....Juliane Pauline (1842)

.....Gustavg (1847)

.....Eduard (1844)
THIELE [6]
Johann Gottlfried (28) mason from Särichen
THIELE [6]
Johann Gottlieb (ca 1828) tailor from Särichen

Phillipine (24)

.....Johann Gotthold Adelbert Oswald (3)

.....Maria Ottilie Adelheide (ca 1848)
UEBERGANG [3,6] Carl Samuel (1795) from Bersdorf, Silesia

Anna Rosina nee KARGE (1799)
[5]
.....Johanna Dorothea (1829)

.....Friedrich Wilhelm (1832)

.....Caroline (1834)
WALTHER [3,6] Johann Gottfried (1805) from Gorlitz, Silesia

Maria Elisabeth (1808)

.....Johann Friedrich (1831)

.....Emile Auguste (11)
WERNER [6]
Emil (30) soapboiler from Posen
WERNICKE [6]
Augustus (43) cabinetmaker from Hamburg

Johanna (42)

.....Ernst (11)

.....Helmuth (9)

.....Augustus (7)

.....Caroline (5)
WIRTH [3]
Friedrich Wilhelm (1821) from Ulbersdorf, Silesia

Johanna Helena nee FIEBIG (1820, daughter of Johanna Rosina)

.....Henrietta Ernestina (1845)
YOUNG Carl (50) farm servant from Liegnitz

Anna (50)

.....Ernst (20)
ZIESIG Caroline (ca 1822)

.....son (born on voyage)

Adelaide Passengers
BAUMGART [1,4] Gottlieb from Ransen, Silesia

wife
[3] .....Carl Friedrich (1816)
BERGMANN [4] E
BLÜMEL [1,4] Johann Gottlob (1795)

Johanne Eleonore nee Hoffmann formerly JUTTNER (1804, sister of Johanne Elisabeth Teusner)

.....Pauline Christine JUTTNER (1834)

.....UTTNER

.....JUTTNER
BREUER [1,4] J

wife

.....daughter
BUHLMANN [4]
EBERT [1,4] Johann Ernst Friedrich Wilhelm (1814)
ERNST [4] T
ERNST [1,4] W
FIEDLER [4] G

wife

.....Caroline (ca 1820)
FLUGGE [1] C
GROHNMANN [1] M
HABEL [1,3] Carl August (1818)
HAHN [1,3,4] J

.....Johanna Elisabeth (1818)
HETTNER [1] Johann Gottlieb (1810)
HOFFMANN [1] A F C

.....child
HUBER [4]
G
KERNICH [4]
A
KERNICH [4]
G
KLEM C & E
KUTTICH C
LINDNER [4]
Johann Gottfried

Johanne E
[2] .....Maria Rosina (1825)
MUETZELL [1,4]
F
MULLER [4]
C

.....son
NEUMANN Gottlieb (ca 1828)
OTTO [4]
J
SEIBT [1,4]
C
TEUSNER [1,4]
Johannes Gottlieb (1805)

Johanne Elisabeth nee Hoffmann (1803, sister of Johanne Eleonore Blümel)

.....Christiane Henriette (1832)

.....Gottlieb Heinrich August (1838)

.....Gottfried Hermann (1840)
TISCHER [4]
W
WENIGER [4]
F




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

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 (Lindner p 325).
[3] Huf, Elizabeth Courage, Patience and Persistence St Michael’s Lutheran Church, Tarrington, Victoria, 2003 (Adler p 154, Baumgarten p 156, Fiebig P 171, Fritsch p 173, Presser p 257, Straube p 281, Uebergang p 286, Walther p 290).
[4] web site of Di Cummings.
[5] web site of Lauren Thomson.
[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.
[7] German Immigrants to Port Phillip 1849-1850 (complied by Faye Guthrigg) Guthrigg Genealogy, Ringwood, Vic, 1995.
[8] Extract from Wendish Heritage Newsletter
'Wappaus' 304 ton ship under Captain Peterson arrived with:
G & J Adler; Fr Bartels; G Baumgart*; H Behrer; E Berman*;
E Bitters; G Blumel/ Bluemel*; T Bormann; N Botticher; J Brewer;
W Burchmann; C Buschell; C Cheswick; J Dittmann; F W Ebert*;
L Ernst*; J Fiebig; G Fiedler*; A & F Fritsche;
W Grabel/Graebel; G J Grutzner; C Habel; J Hausmann; M Heiner;
Fr Hennig; T Henschel; J Hettner/Hettna*; G Hilbrich;
J Hildebrandt; J Joppick; N Kall; A & G Kernich*; C & E Klem*;
C & E Klix/Kluex; G Klose; J G Konig/Koenig; F Krause;
F A Krumbugel; C Kuttich*; B Kuttig; C & J Lehmann; G Lindner*;
C Muller*; C Neumann; G Neumann*; J Otto; C Presser; G Rudolph;
H Rupp; E Schaffer/Schaeffer; G Schmidt; J C Schornick;
J Schumann; J Seyfried; Fr Straube; J G Thiele; S Uebergang;
J F Walther; F Weniger*; E Werner; A Wernicke; F W Wirth;
C Young; C Ziesig



Links

HG Wappaus Passengers
Fritsch/Uebergang
Fiebig
Teusner
Thiele

Passenger Lists
G H Wappaus (Di Cummings, Adelaide bound passengers)
Wappaus

Ships Description

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