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Johann Gerlach, William Gerlach, Frederick Germaine,
William Gethen, John Gibb, Edmund Gibbins,


Johann and Anna Gerlach

See the Gerlach details in 'Family Profile' by Lynne Grant, published Dec 2007 for details about this family, on page 13, 'The Grapevine', magazine of Mildura & District Genealogical Society Inc.
Johann Gerlach (he died about 1865), wed 8 Dec 1857 #4504 to Anna Dorothea Gierke c1835 - 31 Jan 1910 dau of Louisa Weiss and Johann Gottfried Gierke
5 Children
of Johann
1. Paulina Gerlach 1858 #9205 - 1932 #5258 aged 73, wed Kleinert, dau of Johanna Gierke and Johann Gottlob Gerlach
2. Johann Julius Gerlach 1860 #11180 - 1949 #17943 aged 88 son of Johanna Gercha and Johann Gerlach
3. Wilhelmina Helena Gerlach 1863 #913 - 1874 #7075 lived 12 years
4. Maria Emilia Mel Gerlach 1863 #20791
5. Carl Frederick Wm Gerlach 1865 #2697 - 1922 #11893 aged 57, son of Johanna Dorothea Gerke and Wm Gottlieb Gerlach (birth registered as son of Johan Gerlach)
1. Paulina Gerlach 1858 #9205 - 1932 #5258 aged 73, wed 1878 #2573 to Johann Carl August Kleinert, and lived at BoxHill then Ringwood. He was born 1854 son of Anna Dorothea Paech 1829 - c1878 and Martin Kleinert 1822 - 1898
7 children 1. Emily Theresa Kleinert 1879 #17019X1908
2. Elizth Matilda Kleinert 1880 #13617 - 1955 #243 aged 74 wed Wright
3. Frederic William Kleinert 1882 #671 - 1954 #1588 aged 72
4. Henry Alfred Kleinert 1884 #5069 - 1933 #7618 aged 49
5. John Ernest Kleinert 1885 #28429 - 1940 #3073 aged 54
6. Carol Minna Kleinert 1890 #36055 - 1956 #13613 aged 65 wed Quinlan
7. Alice May Kleinert 1898 - 1981 #16728 aged 83, wed Robinson
2. Johann Julius Gerlach 1860 #11180 - 1949 #17943 aged 88, wed 1884 #6820 to Louisa Bertha Mihan 1948 #12786 aged 82, dau of Pauline Florentine Schultz and Frederick Mihan, and lived at Scoresby North
7 children 1. Ernest Julius Gerlach 1885 #21364
2. Annie Amelia Gerlach 1887 #6815
3. Malviena Terhesa Pauline Gerlach 1888 #24608 - 1892 #3997 lived 3 years
4. Alfred Fredrick Gerlach 1890 #17321 - 1892 #3998 lived 2 years
5. Herbert Edward Gerlach 1892 #7848
6. Hilda Louisa Gerlach 1893 #16751
7. Alma Isabella Gerlach 1895 #15798

William and Johanna Gerlach

William Gerlach 1829 - 1883 #9586 aged 54 son of Frederick Gerlach, wed 1865 #4455 to Johanna Girke and settled at BoxHill
5 Children
of William
1. Johanna Batty/Bertha Gerlach 1866 #6797
2. Edward Gerlach 1868 #7600
3. Herman Gerlach 1868 - 1953 #17300 aged 84, son of Anna Dorothea Gericke and Wilhelm Gerlach
4. Emma Gerlach 1872 #14332
5. William Carl Gerlach 1881 #7288
1. Johanna Batty/Bertha Gerlach 1866 #6797 wed 1883 #6521 to Samuel Frederick Voigt and lived at Mitcham
3. Herman Gerlach 1868 - 1953 #17300 aged 84, wed 1898 #5327 to Annie Blood 1875 - 1928 #12364 aged 53, and lived at Ringwood
First children 1. Myrtle Emma Gerlach 1899 #21785
2. Alvena Elma Gerlach 1900 #21872
4. Annie Emma Gerlach 1872 #14332 wed 1890 #8746 to William Henry Voigt and lived at Mitcham

Frederick Germaine

Frederick Germaine 1827 - 1899 #13441 aged 72, wed 1862 #3512 to Austina Karnz, whose name is different for most children, ending with Ernestine Krantz. They lived at Dunkeld
11 children 1. Mary Germaine 1863 #7593 lived 8 days
2. George Germaine 1864 #8267
3. Carolina Louisa Germaine 1866 #21658 wed 1890 #2962 to Jno Brownlie Robertson
4. Alfred Germaine 1869 #8233
5. Alice Germaine 1871 #22829
6. Francis Germaine 1874 #1962 lived 1 day
7. Frances Ernestine Germaine 1875 #22370 wed 1895 #2167 to Clarance Oconnor
8. Frederick Germaine 1878 #8498 wed 1913 #2131R to Constance Susannah Evans
9. Flor Mary Germaine 1880 #22053 wed 1905 #4536 to Joseph John Black
10. Arthur Aaron Germaine 1883 #23045
11. Thomas Charles Germaine 1886 #17739 wed 1911 #7475 to Annie Wallace
2. George Germaine 1864 #8267 wed 1887 #4069 to Clara Jane Duckmanton 1862 #14184 born at Dunkeld, and lived at Avoca then Goornong
7 children 1. Albert George Germaine 1888 #2466
2. Clara Louisa Germaine 1889 #18079
3. Mary Germaine 1891 #8552
4. John Frederick Germaine 1893 #13354
5. Elsie Agnes Germaine 1896 #20260
6. Lilian Ada Germaine 1900 #3596
7. Alice Elizth Germaine 1903 - 1905 #9145 lived 2 years
3. Carolina Louisa Germaine 1866 #21658 wed 1890 #2962 to John Brownlie Robertson and lived at Camperdown
2 children 1. Alan Douglas Robertson 1904 #1342
2. Hugh Ronald Robertson 1907 #8796
From on Mon, 12 Apr 2004
"John Brownlie Robertson" was the 7th child of my G.G. Grandparents, George and Agnes Robertson (nee Ormiston) he was a younger brother to my G. Grandmother, Jessie Robertson. My records have J.B. Robertson's birth, deducted from his age at death, as being during 1868/69 at Invercargill, New Zealand, where George & Agnes spent some time in a bakery partnership. After J.B. Robertson's birth George & Agnes moved back to Victoria and settled in Camperdown, where George established a bakery which he operated for over 30 years. Both George & Agnes Robertson died during 1911.
J.B. Robertson d. during 1941 at Belgrave, Victoria, Carol Louisa Robertson (nee Germaine) d. at Colac, Victoria, during 1908.

4. Alfred Germaine 1869 #8233 wed 1892 #3510 to Matilda Maginness and lived at Hopetoun
Matilda may be Matilda Maginnes 1861 #10668 born at Benalla
4 children 1. Fred Roy Germaine 1895 #21564
2. Flor Edna Germaine 1899 #27240
3. Malda Louisa Germaine 1901 #27524
4. Stanley Wm Germaine 1905 #5653
5. Alice Germaine 1871 #22829 wed 1898 #6158 to Jas Thwaites and lived at Terang, 5 Children
7. Frances Ernestine Germaine 1875 #22370 wed 1895 #2167 to Clarance Oconnor
9. Flor Mary Germaine 1880 #22053 wed 1905 #4536 to Joseph John Black 1883 #9234 son of Sarah Louden and Matthew Black born at Fitzroy, and lived at Hamilton
1 child 1. Flor Ellen Black 1905 #26389

William Gethen

Mr Gethen adult came Jul 1864 on the Great Britain appears to be William Gethin 1846 - 1879 #3092 aged 33, and may be recorded as Gething when he wed and registered children
William Gething 1846 - 1879 #3092 aged 33 (would expect age to be nearer 40), wed 1863 #2442 to Patience Carpenter and lived at Carngham, Ballarat
4 Children 1. Elizabeth Maria Gething 1866 #13493 - 1867 #257 lived 7 months
2. Ada Dora Gething 1868 #650
3. George Gething 1871 #13685 - 1872 #124 lived 7 months born at Ballarat
4. Charles Gething 1877 #19987
Jane Gethin aged 22, c1833 and Susan Gethen aged 20, c1835 came July 1855 on the Samarang as Assisted British Immigrants.
Jane Gethen c1833 born in London dau of Isabella Wright and Philip Gethin, wed 18 Sep 1856 #2266 to John Bonner
Susan Isabelle Gethin wed 1858 #3535 to William King
From on Wed, 9 Apr 2008
From their marriage certificate: Jane Gethin married John Bonner on 18 Sep 1856 in St James Church Melbourne. Both were born in London, single and declared that they were members of the United Church of England and Ireland. Jane was a 23 year-old general servant, daughter of Philip Gethin, an Excise Officer, and Isabella Wright. John was a 24 year-old carrier, son of John Bonner, a Master Rigger, and Harriet Williams. The bride and groom both gave their residence as Elizabeth Street.
Jane married James Gilchrist on 2 Jan 1867 at the Manse in Ararat. At that time she had three living children from her first marriage and a fourth child had died. Jane Bonner, a storekeeper from Opossum Gully, Ararat, gave her age as 33 and her birthplace as London, England, and her parents as Philip Gethin, excise officer, and Isabella Wright.. James Gilchrist, a miner from Opossum Gully, was also 33; he had been born in Leith, Scotland, the son of James Gilchrist, grocer, and Mary Barrow. The witneses at the Presbyterian service were James and Ivy (?) McKay
Susan Isabella Gethin married William King on 4 Nov 1858 at St Andrew’s Church in Brighton, Victoria. Susan, aged 24, was born in Kings Co., Ireland, the daughter of Philip Gethin, an Excise Officer, and Isabella Wright. William, a 33 year-old labourer, was born in Armagh, Ireland, the son of Robert King, farmer, and Ann Little. It was the first marriage for both the bride and groom, both declared that they were members of the Church of England and gave their normal residence as South Elwood. The ceremony was witnessed by William and Ann Craik.

Jane Gethen c1833 born in London dau of Isabella Wright and Philip Gethin, wed 18 Sep 1856 #2266 to John Bonner 1832 - 1865 #5869 aged 43, 8 Children
Susan Isabelle Gethin Christening: 17 Jul 1836 dau of Mary and John Gethin at Bettws Cedewen, Montgomery, Wales, wed 1858 #3535 to William King and lived at Glenlyon. William, a 33 year-old labourer, was born in Armagh, Ireland, the son of Robert King, farmer, and Ann Little.
6 Children 1. Ida May King 1864 #2001
2. Susan Margaret King 1865 #21558
3. Mary Anne King 1868 #9533
4. Cora Jane King 1874 #23117
5. Edwin Isaac Stuart King 1878 #16354
6. Robert King 1879 #23553 - 1879 #10707 lived 1 day

John Gibb

John Gibb convict came on the Persian left Falmouth 28 Jun 1830 arrived 07 Nov 1830, given permission to wed 24 May 1839 - Hamilton, Tasmania to Jane Huntingdon convict came on the Atwick which arrived 23 Jan 1838, moved c1848 to Victoria and lived at Colac
9 Children 1. Archibald Gibb 1843 - 1854 #3417 lived 11 years
2. Elizabeth Gibb 1844 - 1914 #7955 aged 70
3. Henry Gibb 1848 #8444
4. Thomas Gibbs 1850 #22402 christened in Geelong
5. William Gibb 1853 #23133 - 1855 #6261 lived 3 years
6. Mary Gibb 1854 #6945
7. Samuel Gibb 1854 #6946 - 1881 #9950 lived 27 years
8. Jane Gibb 1858 #2921
9. John Gibb 1862 #1495
2. Elizabeth Gibb 1844 - 1914 #7955 aged 70, wed 1863 #3882 to Robert East 1844 - 1926 #12523 aged 82,
3. Henry Gibb 1848 #8444 wed 1869 #1958 to Catherine Kerney/ Carney from Limerick, lived at Colac then Carpendeit
5 Children 1. Archibald Gibb 1870 #7743
2. John Gibb 1872 #7648
3. William Henry Gibb 1874 #7532
4. Mary Ann Gibb 1876 #1298
5. Jane Gibb 1878 #7655
4. Thomas Gibb wed 1874 #1483 to Ellen Rippon from Birragulla and lived at Colac
5 children 1. Anne Gibb 1875 #1358
2. Mary Gibb 1877 #7874
3. Samuel Gibb 1883 #8125
4. William Alfred Gibb 1885 #24415
5. Thomas Edward Gibb 1888 #10200
8. Jane Gibb wed 1879 #44 to Frank Prestige Lucas 1858 - 1938 #15815 aged 80, son of Harriet Prestige and Richard Lucas who came to Vic about 1859, and lived at Pomboreit, Camperdown
5 Children 1. Harriot Prestage Lucas 1880 #10831 - 1924 #10743 aged 44,
2. Albert Edwin Lucas 1882 #11201 - 1964 #14401 aged 82,
3. Olivia Maude Lucas 1884 #1607 - 1981 #13509 aged 97,
4. Muriel May Lucas 1886 #5187 - 1970 #12591 aged 85
5. Frank Gordon Lucas 1888 #23321 - 1970 #23628 aged 82,
1. Harriot Prestage Lucas 1880 #10831 - 1924 #10743 aged 44, wed 1902 #3454 to Alex Samuel Boyd and lived at Camperdown
5 children 1. Olive Louisa Boyd 1903 #8746
2. May Margt 1904 #23953
3. Alice Mary 1905 #24225 - 1907 #11430 lived 1 year
4. Albt Jas Edwd 1907 #24898
5. Muriel Minnie 1909 #25438
2. Albert Edwin Lucas 1882 #11201 - 1964 #14401 aged 82, wed 1907 #1500 to Hilda May Rayson 1882 #23542 dau of Catherine Lindsay wed 1876 #3222 to Oliver Alfred Rayson from Massachusis
1 child 1. Berdie May Lucas 1912 #9757
3. Olivia Maude Lucas 1884 #1607 - 1981 #13509 aged 97, wed 1908 #3730 to George De Tracy Wilson 1878 #26502 - 1947 #23547 aged 69 son of Anna Henry from Kildare wed 1869 #2456 to William Wilson from Tyrone, and lived at Warrnambool
2 children 1. Roy De Treacy Wilson 1908 #15308
2. Alma Irene Wilson 1913 #17605
4. Muriel May Lucas 1886 #5187 - 1970 #12591 aged 85 wed 1912 #10807 to James Hamilton
1 child 1. Doris Muriel Hamilton 1913 #33745
5. Frank Gordon Lucas 1888 #23321 - 1970 #23628 aged 82, wed 1910 #477 to Eliza Edith Silk 1890 - 1970 #21517 aged 79, dau of Rebecca Stanford and Edward Silk died at Camperdown, and lived at Irrewillipe
2 children 1. Gordon Edward Lucas 1910 #28278
2. Albert Henry Lucas 1911 #29425 - 1979 #6905 aged 67

Edmund Gibbins

Thanks to a FirstFamilies2001 entry, we have arrival details at Port Phillip, Victoria, Australia.
Edmund Gibbins 21 Mar 1826 - 8 July 1898 born at Stockton, Warickshire and died at Taradale, Victoria, came 15 Aug 1853 on the John Barrow
Frances Inchbold 31 Dec 1841 - 5 June 1909 aged 67, parents unknown, born at Camelite St, York, Yorkshire and died at Brunswick, Victoria, came 15 Feb 1853 on the Marion Moore
Edmund Gibbins from Warwickshire wed 1866 #53 to Frances Inchbold and lived at Taradale.
5 children 1. George Francis Gibbins 1868 #19999
2. Edith Gibbins 1870 #19783
3. William Hy Gibbins 1873 #13152
4. Edmund Gibbins 1875 #12784
5. Alice Gibbins 1877 #19033
1. George Francis Gibbins 1868 #19999 wed 1895 #5550 to Annie Lambert
1 child 1. Myrtle Gibbins 1897 #9677
3. William Hy Gibbins 1873 #13152 wed 1900 #80 to Agnes Pretty Morrow 1871 #14621 born at Buninyong
4 children 1. Fras Wm Edwd Gibbins 1903 #9543
2. Thos Gibbins 1906 #25737 lived 1 day
3. Ellen Agnes Gibbins 1908
4. Vera Morrow Gibbins 1910 #19395
4. Edmund Gibbins wed 1899 to Ada Wicker
1 child 1. Elsie Viola Gibbins 1900 #14869
5. Alice Gibbins 1877 #19033 wed 1903 #20 to Cephus William Nener 1864 #18596 son of Catherine Smith and George Nener, born at 'Mtpl' rest of family born at Taradale, had 5 children


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